Midway through the over-extended appointment calendar that is NYCxD, my immersion into color, form, and pattern [not to mention conversation, food, and drink] is dangerously profound. My eyes, and my mind, too, need a break. This spare but personable space—complete with watchful cat and errant light bulb—offers me a respite from the visual overload of these busy days. studioilse.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.