Cleanliness Is Next To Chicness

Is no corner of our lives safe from a designer makeover? The latest renovation site: the kitchen sink. METHOD dish soap, in scents like mandarin, mint and cucumber, comes in bulbous plastic bottles crafted by Karim Rashid, the Egyptian-Canadian designer who has put his stamp on perfume bottles, expensive furniture and garbage cans. Martha Stewart has released her own impeccable bottle of dishwashing liquid too.

Then there are the gloves. Cobalt-colored TRUE BLUES may not sound like a luxury item, but the impenetrable, powder-free vinyl gloves are moving out of restaurant kitchens and onto stylish drainboards everywhere, even at $10...

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