Kitchen Sinks Can Be A Design Feature

Posted by Richard on June 12, 2019

Love it or hate it, the fact is, we spend a lot of time at the kitchen sink. Plus it’s a feature of the room that can draw the eye, so why not take a little time to choose one that’s got both form and function?
Many homeowners today are choosing large single-basin sinks with a smaller prep sink on the side. Another popular option is a sink cover, which slides or fits over the top of the sink and provides additional counter space for prep work — or to simply cover up the dishes that you plan to do later.

Some other styles and options to consider:
* Under-mount sink, which is installed below the countertop.
* Apron sink, large sinks with the fronts exposed, are often used in farmhouse styles and look big enough to bathe a gaggle of babies in. Porcelain is one popular material, but they come in a wide variety.
* Bamboo. It’s true: bamboo is among the alternative materials being used in modern sinks. It is treated and sealed, of course.
* Farmhouse sinks are quite versatile and can come in hammered copper, carved, stone, and more. Some homeowners are mixing and matching styles, using farmhouse sinks with other design trends.
* Self-rimming sinks. A traditional style, in which the rim sits above the countertop; also referred to as a drop-in sink.
* Consider your materials. Stainless steel is still the most popular because of its versatility, but stone, concrete, composite granite, and other materials add a unique look.