Designer Kiel Mead scavenges driftwood from the beaches of New York, then shapes, sands, and stains the pieces by hand, transforming the erstwhile flotsam into functional wall hooks. He offers them in a palette of ten vibrant colors, and sometimes adds a little touch of gold or silver leaf to the finish. kielmead.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.