There are occasions—usually deep-winter afternoons, at the height of the holiday craziness—when a retreat from reality is not only enjoyable, but advisable. Neither sumptuous or spartan, this small bath offers a place to slow down and perhaps appreciate the spirit of the season. I love the incongruity of the faucet.
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.