There was no way I could pick either the traditional or the contemporary version of the Gantry faucet without feeling that I was holding out on you KBCULTURE readers, so here's a look at both styles. Each has an awkward kind of appeal; the swing arm for the dish-sprayer is charmingly mechanical in a beam-compass sort of way. waterstoneco.com
Leslie Clagett is a seasoned yet passionate observer of the international kitchen
and bath industries, and the founder of KBCULTURE.com. 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.