In a different place and time, I would scoff at the idea of a mirrored vent hood—and in a picture frame, no less. But here and now, with neo-retro design still trending on, I'm content to set my aesthetic objections aside. Pitching off the wall, the Amelie hood recalls an old-world gallery installation. elica.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.