The prominent X-bracing on these bath fixtures reminds me of campaign furniture—the portable chairs, desks, and tables used in 19th century military encampments often featured folding stands or legs. This design, by Norm Architects of Copenhagen, is much more expressive than their clunky historic counterparts; the balance of the vessels on their bases is solid, yet delicate. ex-t.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.