From the finely detailed cabinetry to the svelte dining chairs, this kitchen exemplifies Italian style. Clean and streamlined in a way that's both a little edgy and a little awkward, the craftsmanship and materials are top notch. I'm really impressed by the cabinets. In the Novalinea collection, the upper drawers faced in wood have recessed handles that are lined in lacquer; the formula is reversed for the lower units. assocucine.it
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.