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Bathroom Sinks 21 Ideabooks

If bath sinks haven't made your heart pound, stay with me, friends, because the humble bath lav doesn't need to be so ho-hum. Plus, some of the sexiest sinks are green to boot. In fact, these salvaged and recycled-content lavs might leave you gazing downward instead of in the mirror.
7 Unexpected Color Splashes for Bathroom Sinks
Sinks are workhouses in the bathroom. We use them to wash up, brush our teeth and lean on while we preen in the mirror. Because of their functionality, they’re typically overlooked when it comes to adding style, and as a result are almost always all...
Master Bathroom Choices: One Sink or Two?
One sink or two? This is the classic debate for couples renovating a sizable master bathroom. There are pros and cons to both. So what's right for your bathroom? I spoke with architect Thayer...
A Crash Course in Bathroom Faucet Finishes
Choosing a bathroom faucet finish often stumps people. What's the difference between brushed and polished nickel? What are the benefits of satin brass versus satin bronze? Fear not. Here's a crash course in faucet finishes that will elevate your knowledge...
8 Fabulous Faucets for All Kinds of Bathrooms
Bathroom sink faucet options are limitless, and choosing one can be overwhelming. There are lot of different factors to consider, and every house has different needs. Do you need a faucet that's easy to use for all ages? Is space an issue? Or perhaps...
Bathroom Details: Show Off Your Sink Line
Many modern and classic sink designs expose our waste and water supply lines. If your new sink is going to show off your plumbing, you'll want to choose a good sink trap — specifically a P-trap, named for its shape, like the letter "P" — and matching...
Small-Bathroom Secret: Free Up Space With a Wall-Mounted Sink
Often found in commercial settings, the wall-mounted bathroom sink is slowly but surely emerging in residential applications, and I couldn't be happier about it. Supported solely by the wall, these sinks can be excellent space savers when undersink storage...
Bucket Sinks Haul Rustic Chic Style Into Bathrooms
Before indoor plumbing existed, there were buckets and washbasins, so it's only fitting that an old-fashioned bucket still makes a great sink. Bucket sink basins come in a variety of patinas from galvanized tin to patinated copper; fixed or moveable handles...
Crown Your Pedestal Sink With a Fitting Mirror
Pedestal sinks are a bathroom favorite for more reasons than one — they are sleek, streamlined and can create that double-sink efficiency in spaces where a double vanity would look crowded. Once you choose the perfect sink, though, picking the right...
Highlights From the 2012 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show
From a new, drop-in-style apron sink to an interchangeable backsplash design, get ready for hundreds of exciting products coming soon to your local kitchen and bath center. I had the opportunity to pop into the 2012 Kitchen...
Fresh Idea: Accent Color Brightens Up the Sink
Are you looking for a clever way to add an accent color to your bathroom? Think about painting the outside of a wall-mounted sink. You've probably seen painting applied to the outside of clawfoot bathtubs; simply apply this idea to the sink. It will give...
A Window Above the Bathroom Sink: Feature or Flaw?
I think it's safe to say that most people love a window above the kitchen sink. But put that window above a bathroom sink, and I think most people would find that to be a flaw. A mirror right above the sink is pretty handy — you can see what...
2012 Faucet and Fixtures: See What's New for the Bath
2012 will be about updating the styles and technologies of bathroom faucets and fixtures — sinks, tubs, toilets and the like — while conserving precious resources. Read on to see some of the darker finishes, integrated sinks and counters, fancy toilets...
8 Ways to Love Trough Sinks
I think it might be the nostalgia of art school that has me completely smitten with trough sinks. While the trough sinks of my memories are covered in years of paint (while the floor was covered in water), when used in residential design they can add...
Sink Pipes Worth Seeing
P-traps: essentially all plumbing fixtures (sinks, tubs and toilets) require them, either internally or externally to retain a small amount of water that creates a seal, which works to keep sewer gas from coming back into a building. This is all good...
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