Pipe Dream

The Elan Vital faucet puts a polish on the jury-rigged look that's so in vogue in bathroom plumbing these days. At the rim of the spout, the brass is knurled; a rugged way to finish off the projection. The shut-off valves—I mean, the handles—are, unlike their utility-room counterparts, quite comfortable to grasp and operate. watermark-designs.com