When it comes to kitchen redesigns and renovations, one of the most oft-neglected features to update includes the humble sink. Not only can they elevate your space in a design sense, but a refurbished sink can also add character and luxe functionality to your kitchen. Whether you’re all about the classic rectangle or prefer the quirkiness of a space-saving circular model, these standout examples will make you rethink your counters.
We’re obsessed with this sleek bamboo insert that Masters of Flip Dave and Kortney Wilson added to this oversized kitchen sink. It can perform double duty as extra counter space or to hide a full sink from prying eyes. We love a multi-functional addition! Check out Dave and Kortney’s latest home renovation, as featured on Family Home Overhaul.
We’re all about the classy rounded side of this deep basin sink, which also happens to feature some seriously gorgeous gold hardware. Ever wonder how long household appliances last? We break down when to toss and when to fix.
May we take your order? We love everything about this industrial loft kitchen, from the exposed brick to the oversized restaurant-style sink that’ll help you get a serious amount of dishwashing done in no time. Want to see more? Take the full tour of this Vancouver Yaletown home that was originally two apartments.
Spinning in Circles
Minimal counter room? If you’re all about innovative space-saving ideas, look no further than this sleek and tiny circular stainless steel sink from Masters of Flip Dave and Kortney Wilson. For more inspiration, check out these apartment kitchen layouts that’ll inspire you to makeover your cooking space.
We love a classic black-and-white kitchen as much as the next person, but the main selling feature for us this time around is the stunning matte black double sink in the kitchen island, complete with matching faucets. For more ideas, see how the Property Brothers integrate black and white into their designs.
If gigantic double sinks aren’t your style, why not space things out on your ultra-sleek kitchen counter, as seen here in this clever design. It’s perfect for couples or families who love to cook together but need to spread out.
We already know that adding a large farmhouse or apron-style sink to a kitchen island will earn you some extra brownie points in the design department, but adding high-end brass hardware to your sink will elevate the space even further. Drew and Jonathan Scott outdid themselves with this stunning overhaul featured on Property Brothers. Take the full tour of this picture-perfect renovation.
Speaking of sleek kitchen sink faucet options, consider adding a pop of colour to your cooking area with soothing rose-tinted hardware, as seen in this chic pale blue kitchen. For more design ideas, take the full tour of this Vancouver heritage home that is cool and contemporary without forgetting its roots.
Double the Fun
Why have one sink, when you could have two on completely different countertops? This kitchen has double the sinks, which has proven to be super functional, especially when the dishes start piling up. Get all the renovation features you need for 2021 (and beyond) right here.
‘s Erin Napier opted for every pastel shade of the rainbow for this remodel! The yellow cabinets, subtle subway tile backsplash and functional island are all further highlighted by the gorgeous silver-faucet sink. Check out all the ways Home Town‘s Ben and Erin Napier modernized older homes without letting them lose their charm.
Keep it Simple
If everything you just saw was a little too over-the-top for your taste, keep it simple with a classic rectangular sink within a sleek kitchen island. You can even use the extra counter space for coffee-making stations that’ll make your morning cup feel like a cafe experience.