Integrating old and new architecture and interiors is once again the rage, but updating an antique building is often a tricky business. I'm impressed with the creativity—and craftsmanship—of this kitchen cabinet design. Fitting door panels around the brace of the post-and-beam framing respects the house's heritage while accommodating contemporary needs. lodderkeukens.nl
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.