A selective review of the products, places and perspectives central to kitchen and bath design
04 October 2012
Over and In
While Matteo Thun designed the Onto for larger-scale applications like hotels and highrises, I am impressed with the efficiency of its installation. He's reversed the typical procedure, calling for the sink to be hung before the console/counter is set into—or, in a nod to the name of the product, 'on-to'—place, speeding up the process considerably. It's offered in a variety of finishes and sizes, with coordinating storage modules, too. duravit.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.