While the kitchen and bath fields are brimming with creativity of all types, sometimes a shot of fine art is in order. Providing a bit of intellectual escapism—for me—is this powerful installation by Kate MccGwire. In 'Evacuate,' a mass of feathers spews from the cookstove out into the scullery, resisting reality and raising questions about life itself. katemccgwire.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.