The contemporary treatment of this traditional-style faucet is pleasing; somehow, the aesthetic mash-up results in a fitting that's vaguely industrial, yet would be right at home in a residential kitchen. I'm impressed that this blending sidesteps any watered-down look, and results in a distinctive design. Could it be that's why the model is called 'Shock'? zucchettikos.com
Leslie Clagett is a seasoned yet passionate observer of the international kitchen
and bath industries, and the founder of KBCULTURE.com. An editor at publications ranging from Arts +
Architecture to Kitchens & Baths, she is also the author of The New
City Home [The Taunton Press], among other books. Leslie has a
tremendous respect for quality design and the people who labor in its
pursuit; her discerning eye has been known to get a little misty in the
presence of true beauty.