As the temperature continues to torment us—today, we're on our way to a numbing 4ºF—I'm trying to stave off a brain freeze by focusing on products that take the chill off in the kitchen and bath. It's not the color of this fire-engine red sink that fits that bill, though; with a twist of the knob at the front of the fixture, the surface of the drainboard can be heated to 122ºF. The Indutherm feature keeps plates as toasty as a warming drawer, but without sacrificing cabinet space. Fear not: It's available in white. schock.de
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.