As with a mandala, contemplating the rippled pattern of the Scribe mosaic can lull away the stresses of the day. [Well, it works for me!] Cut by water jet, the stone tiles are suitable for floor and wall surfaces; a slight texture gives them a degree of slip resistance. Here, I'm impressed by the contrasting grout treatment: white between the central carrara tesserae and grey separating the surrounding pieces of thassos marble. annsacks.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.