From the traditional old-style kitchen
sinks to the modern integrated sinks, the range to
chose from is enormous. Modern kitchen sinks
are made out of huge variety of materials. These
materials permit new shapes and forms which
make it easier for kitchen sinks to be integrated
into the kitchen design.
former times the sinks where inserted into
a hole of the kitchen worktop and fixed from
underneath. Over the recent years undermounted
sinks have become more and more popular as
the integrate more beautiful into the overall
shapes of kitchen sinks
going into more detail lets have a look on
the different forms that can be found. Generally
various shapes can be distinguished:
bowl kitchen sinks, available left or right.
bowl kitchen sinks where the sinks
can be identical or different of size.
bowl kitchen sinks with extra space
to store the sponge
Huge variety of different materials used
most traditional kind of kitchen sinks are
made out of stainless steel. Followed by Porcelain
and the more modern once made out of DuPont® corian.
Especially DuPont® corian kitchen sinks
permit the designer utmost flexibility.
this newer materials it is quite combine to
combine kitchen sinks and the counter and make
it out of one entire peace. Thereby the DuPont® corian
sinks are glued underneath the kitchen top
which is made of the same material. With a
precise cut out using diamond coated router
bits, the surface of the kitchen counter and
the sink bowl are smoothly finished. As a result
the joint between the counter and the kitchen
sink can hardly be seen.
cabinets for kitchen sinks
the recent development in new types of kitchen
cabinet drawers the space underneath a
sink can be used more efficiently. Amongst
others Blum offers a new kind of U-shaped drawer
which makes perfect use of the space underneath
the kitchen sinks (Photo:Blum). The concept
is very easy and perfect especially to store
dishwashing accessories or cleaning agents
are the times where the space of a kitchen
cabinet had to be covered by a taller door
or an additional cover panel.
To sum it up, when it comes to kitchen
sinks every designer should have a close and detailed
look. Make sure you are aware of the different
shapes and the possibilities they offer. Together
with adequate faucets, the cabinet underneath
the sink can be used for additional storage.
If done well kitchen sinks can become an
beautiful center point of a kitchen.