Kitchens can be remarkably responsive spaces. I don't mean in a physical sense—it's an intangible quality. They can be at once filled with memories, while also being a place of possibilities. Somehow, they accommodate a happy, buzzy crowd with the same ease and comfort as they do a single, sleepless, troubled visitor. Even a compact galley like this thoughtfully detailed one offers a refuge for the occupant. tfad.com.au
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.