Functional beauty is the ethos behind the Japanese ceramist's work. Side dishes in playful silhouettes are grounded by earthy, tactile glazes.
Taylor, whose studio is in Stockholm, returns to the U.S.A. in February 2014 for a residency at San Francisco's NWBLK gallery. His showstopping vase, mirror, and dish are made of brass and raw concrete.
A recessed handle helps the stainless-steel appliance maintain a low profile, while three internal racks offer more cleaning capacity. At 42 decibels when running, the 800 series is also among the quietest dishwashers around.
Four multi-colored tabletops reverse and slide out to expand the usable surface.
The mix-and-match buffet is available in a wide array of material combinations (two types of wood and 30 colors of matte laquer, plus chromed steel).
With its very low profile, the gas cooktop all but blends in with counters. It features high-heat burners that reach 18,000 BTUs and a simmer burner that goes as low as 800 BTUs.