A selective review of the products, places and perspectives central to kitchen and bath design
06 September 2012
The slightly cinched ends of the Aliento tub may give the fixture a trim look, but at 66 inches x 36 inches, it remains spacious enough for two bathers. Carving the mass of the tub in this way gives the impression that a standard, brick-like bathtub has exhaled. [And therein lies, quizás, a clue to the significance of the vessel's name....] kohler.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.