Sink Oh D (as in Design) My Oh Kitchen Sink Styles

In interior design and decorating celebration of Cinco de Mayo on this 5th day of May, may I present a collection of stunning sink oh d (as in design) my oh so lovely kitchen sink styles.

marble-kitchen-sink Remodelista

Kitchen sink styles qualifying as house favorites include those made of marble or natural stone.

stone-sink-butlerHouse Beautiful

If not of marble, then at the very least surrounded by.



Douglas Vanderhorn Architects

Marble and natural stone sinks impress the eye with a timeless and tasteful touch of luxury balanced with performance capability.



Chiseled Rectangular Natural Stone Vessel Sink in Almond Brown

Chiseled Rectangular Natural Stone Vessel Sink

stone-round-sinkNatural Stone Vessel Sink 

Porosity of natural stone makes this material easily susceptible to stain which gives pause to some when considering the use of these types of sinks.



Vintage Compass Stone Kitchen Sink ~ House Beautiful

Pretty is as pretty does applies to the design, finish, and performance of kitchen sink styles.


Domino – Photo by Tessa Neustadt- Design by Amber Lewis

A commitment to upkeep comes with natural stone sinks.


Domino- Photo by Kelly Nutt

When considering selecting a natural stone sink, factor in that acidic and oily substances will penetrate the surface of the natural stone, leaving a stain to deal with.


 SHM Architects

Over time, the patina of these sinks rests and becomes a perfectly imperfect design feature, one that accentuates the natural beauty of the stone.

sink-metalJohn Derian’s Collected East Village Apartment

Vintage chic carries through to kitchen sink styles, as unique has become a design and decorative requirement in the world of kitchen design.

Retrofitting an antique sideboard to accommodate a kitchen sink results in an impressive design and decor addition to the kitchen triangle format.

antique-sideboard-turned-kitchen-sink-unitDesign Sponge

eclectic kitchen

Nikki To Photography

Salvaged porcelain kitchen sinks meet today’s your kitchen-your style requirements.

salvaged kitchen sink

Smith & Vansant Architects PC

Eclectic sink options illustrate what one person considers to be functional obsolescence another considers a distinct design feature.


Salisbury Artisans

Vintage beauty merges with modern function in the home of Braxton Dixon, the master builder behind the iconic homes of country music legends Johnny Cash and Tammy Wynette.

Braxton-Dixon-home-photo- Hollis-BennettGarden & Gun Magazine

Implementing one-of-a-kind architectural elements into the design of his houses sets these works of building and designing art apart from other exterior and interior standard house designs.

This is most prevalent in Mr. Dixon’s choice of a kitchen sink in his Tennessee home.


Large Candy Kettle Chocolate Pot

Large Candy Kettle Chocolate Copper Pot

Stunning in presence, a vintage copper candy kettle becomes an architectural showpiece, kitchen sink and unique focal point all-in-one, while remaining true to the original integrity, storied provenance, and design style of the home.


Better Homes and Gardens

What do real estate and sink placement have in common?












Optimum placement for a prep sink is adjacent to or across from the stove and refrigerator and for good reason; it’s the area of the kitchen where the prep magic happens.

Rivera Kitchen Prep Sink

Rivera Kitchen Prep Sink

Coming in as the single most helpful kitchen design feature I have ever become dependent upon in the context of cooking, baking, and recipe creating, the prep sink is by far my all-time favorites in the all things house that make a home kitchen work design features.

Convenience and usefulness alone make it easy to understand why I am a huge fan of the prep sink and consider it a kitchen design necessity.


Home Bunch

Necessary to the convenience, purpose, and design style of a butler’s pantry aka the second kitchen and its cousin scullery is the features implemented into the design.

Extra deep sinks benefit both the purpose and the design.

Butler's pantry Jean Stoffer Design

Butler’s Pantry at The Madison – Jean Stoffer Design


House & Garden – Photo by Ngoc Minh Mgo

Focal point fabulousness is the visual point when going for the gold with a super chic gold sink.


gold apron front sinks

Brass Tone Gold Stainless Steel Double Bowl Farmhouse Apron Kitchen Sink
Rivage Stainless Steel 36 in. Single Bowl Farmhouse Apron Kitchen Sink

Blakes London marble kitchen island

Blakes London

Visually stunning in presence and performance, Paonazzo marble features a distinctive white to ivory to ash gray background with black, caramel, and gold veining.

paonazzo marbleOletto Single Handle Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet in Gold

marble-sink-Il Granito

Il Granito

Blowing its beautiful horn, the big brass band makes the case for metallic kitchen sink styles, faucets, finishes, and accessories.

deVOL Basket Waste Strainer & Overflow Kit in Brass

deVOL Basket Waste Strainer & Overflow Kit in Brass


Kathryn Scott Design Studio Ltd

Apron-front sinks combine utilitarian practicality with decorative adaptability.

stacked-kitchen-cabinets-brass-dual-apron-sink (1)


Concord Deck Mount 1-Handle Kitchen Faucets with Side Sprayer in Brushed Brass

Concord Deck Mount 1-Handle Kitchen Faucet in Brushed Brass

The look is yesteryear traditional, but the appeal is all modern day kitchen sink must have.

farmhouse-sink-push-out-casement-windows DecorPad

Although these sinks come in both single and double bowl models, the features of the single bowl model seems to make it the most preferred, especially when it comes to the ever popular farmhouse design style.


 OXA Architecture

Percy Farmhouse Apron-Front Crafted Stainless Steel 32 in. Single Bowl Kitchen Sink

Percy Farmhouse Apron-Front Crafted Stainless Steel Kitchen Sink

Sink size does matter in the day-to-day KP duty routine we all endure, and the width of the farmhouse sink is a natural fit feature able to hold dishwashing court with pots, pans and bake ware of varied sizes.


Marble Apron-Front Sink

Let me also clue you in on another well known design advantage of the farmhouse sink.

When there’s too much dish at the end of the day, the depth of the apron-front sink works fabulously to your advantage as it conceals many a dirty dish.

That’s my kind of sink oh d (as in design) my oh kitchen sink styles celebration!


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