Artist-edition kitchen sinks can be pleasing to the eye, and at the same time feel like a sculpture.
Q: I remember a past article you wrote about “artist-edition” bathroom sinks. I plan on changing my kitchen sink when we remodel, and I was wondering if they make artist-edition kitchen sinks as well?
A: Artist-edition sinks combine form and function.
Along with colors and fancy patterns, texture also comes into play with many artist-edition sinks. This means that not only can a plumbing fixture be pleasing to the eye, it can also feel like a sculpture.
The good news is artist-edition sinks are available for the kitchen. Usually, they are farmhouse or apron-front sinks, because the large front apron of the sink provides space for very creative designs. When made with fireclay, these kitchen sinks can have a variety of colors and textures embedded on the face of the sink.
From Victorian to contemporary, an artist-edition sink creates a decorative splash in any kitchen.
Master contractor/plumber Ed Del Grande is known internationally as the author of the book “Ed Del Grande’s House Call,” the host of TV and Internet shows, and a LEED green associate. For more information, visit eddelgrande.com.