The clutch of Tom Dixon pendant lights in this kitchen puts me in mind of the pyrotechnics that will soon fill the skies, as we celebrate the Fourth of July. They're not exactly red-glaring rockets, but the metallic interiors of the shades do add some shine to the space. champeau-wilde.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.