Every now and then, a theoretical product for the kitchen or bath rings true. One that I think has a reality-based future is this design for a combination sink and shower. Flexible water supply lines are key to its ability to slide up and down, its height adjustable to fit its function. With the micro-apartment trend gaining acceptance in cities, the space-saving aspect of this concept merits serious consideration. 'Lift', by Marta Szymkowiak, was an entry to the Jump the Gap competition sponsored by Roca. jumpthegap.net
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.