As citizens of the modern world, we're inured to seamless technology; today, version 2.0, tomorrow, V3. But in 1972, seeing was believing when it came to matters scientific. Industrial X-rays were used to prove the efficacy of this Hotpoint burner coil. The photo itself is remarkable. I wish the artistry of advertising would make a comeback in our abbreviated, hashtag world.
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.