A selective review of the products, places and perspectives central to kitchen and bath design
11 September 2012
Simple = Sophisticated
The meandering pattern of the stone floor [and backsplash snippet] works to loosen up the parallel lines of the cabinet doors and wall paneling. The egalitarian coupling of aristocratic marble and common beadboard shows how materials can transcend expectations. This bath—a favorite of mine—is a small but persuasive primer on the bringing together of diverse design elements. briggsedwardsolomon.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.