A selective review of the products, places and perspectives central to kitchen and bath design
02 August 2012
A day-ending, alfresco shower with a view of the water—sounds pretty nice, yes? Like the rest of the residence, this shower pavilion sits on a three-foot plinth of cinder block, to comply with building codes in this flood-prone area. Open to the sky, the stainless steel-framed structure is wrapped on three sides with etched glass; one wall [to the right in the photo] features a pivot door. davidjamesonarchitect.com
is a seasoned yet passionate observer of the international kitchen and bath industries. 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.