A selective review of the products, places and perspectives central to kitchen and bath design
10 September 2012
Change in the Air
A cool day and a chilly night on tap comprise a harbinger of the slow passing of summer. This elemental kitchen, by Finnish designer Jaani Vaahtera, speaks to me of leafless trees powdered with frost. But I'm getting ahead of things, here, aren't I? We've got a few more weeks of barbecue-friendly weather ahead, and I intend to savor this time, shorter days and all. iskukeittiot.fi
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.