Let's examine the marriage of form and function: Is it overrated? Can a thing be valuable for its great beauty alone, even if that beauty defies its purpose? Well, sure. But the K+T ice bucket by restaurant designer Adam Tihany and chef-restaurateur Thomas Keller, in cooperation with Christofle (the venerable housewares and silver producer), is a case of simple design decisions enhancing usefulness while adding beauty (www.
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