This detail from the Loft kitchen—an industrial strength chopping block, built into the stone-topped island—would have likely been in constant use in many kitchens last week. Beautifully crafted and eminently practical, my only suggestion is to make it larger. team7.at
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.