A selective review of the products, places and perspectives central to kitchen and bath design
05 September 2012
When it's draped in a dishtowel, the kitchen faucet might be mistaken for a maquette of a Christo installation. Nothing wrong with that, you might say, but when such an accidental artwork conceals a handsome fitting, something has to be done. I like how this deck-mounted hook solves the problem of where to hang a drippy towel without compromising on style or function. And it's an intelligent switch-out for an old air gap. brizo.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.