A tour de force of pattern, color, and texture—would you expect anything less from a leading force in French fashion? Christian Louboutin, originator of the much-coveted, red-soled chaussures, opts for a softer hue in his bath [I'd peg it as being somewhere between periwinkle and wisteria] but turns up the drama in the materials selection. A wall of fan-shaped, irridescent tiles contrasts with slabs of bookmatched stone whose veining suggests—to me, at least—a waterfall. christianlouboutin.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.