The contrast between the rough exterior and the smooth interior of the Frosting sink is a tactile tour de force, but I'm focusing on the pleasingly ragged edge that demarcates the two materials. To each his own. A section of natural teak root has been coated—frosted, if you will—with a thin acrylic surface. Introduced at the last Maison & Objet fair, it unites the manmade and the natural. sda-decoration.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.