A selective review of the products, places and perspectives central to kitchen and bath design
18 October 2012
Written [or Drawn] in Stone
Maybe you love the materiality of concrete, but find its appearance a bit on the bland side. An exclusive process—not unlike that of creating batik, where a retardant is selectively applied to the surface—allows for custom decorative treatments. The concrete can also be colored, if you like. I think it's a great way to add interest to a shower enclosure. graphicconcrete.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.