A selective review of the products, places and perspectives central to kitchen and bath design
08 October 2012
Sometimes the desire for an open floorplan butts up against against, err, a concrete architectural reality. This solution to that type of problem caught my eye for both its inventiveness and fine execution. The framework which holds the ovens [in all honesty, I can't decide whether to call it a wall or a piece of furniture] is a compelling balance between solid and transparent; even though it's critical to the layout of both the kitchen and adjacent living area, it remains spatially neutral. kpdo.com.au
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.