Today's NYT House & Home section dives into the wild world of refrigerators. One finding: the latest crop does a whole lot more than just keep things fresh:
"The kitchen was originally conceived as a place where one person prepared the meal," said Jane Fulton Suri, who studies human behavior at Ideo, a design firm in Palo Alto, Calif. Today "people are looking for ways to interact," she said, and by working in parallel fashion "they can be together even if they end up eating different things at different times."Goodness, is this not a beautiful world?
· Why So Cold, My Proud Beauty? [NYTimes]
· Sideshow: From Plain Box to Head-Turner [NYTimes]