Refined and precise, the Phoenix kitchen system is the antithesis of this sloppy, contentious winter day. Outside, it's become a challenge to find footing that is ice- and snow-free, and once-white drifts are now sooty, misshapen crags. To hole up in this spare, sunny space would be a joy. The ovens and fridge are behind the pantry doors; their gadgety appearance would disrupt this tranquil scene. poliformusa.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.