Durability a Key Consideration for Kitchen Sinks
A kitchen sink is more than just a kitchen sink these days, as consumers look for multifunctional work stations that marry style and durability. Function takes precedence over size, with single-bowl apron-front sinks trending, and accessibility and easy care important considerations.
Commercial-grade stainless remains perpetually on trend for its stylish appearance and ability to withstand heavy use, with scratch-resistant versions of the material up and coming. Durable composite sinks or fireclay options are also hot, with color gaining interest.
Below are some of the hottest trends in kitchen sinks right now.
–Durable, commercial-grade stainless steel remains the ‘go to’ material choice, followed closely by granite composite and fireclay.
–Color is also seeing increased interest, and matte black is trending.
–The texture trend is showing up more in sink choices, with eclectic options ranging from hammered copper to concrete.
— Single-basin apron front sinks that look beautiful and offer more generous dimensions continue to be on trend, far eclipsing double-bowl or 1-3/4-bowl designs.
–Undermount sinks continue to trend upwards for their custom look and easy clean up.
–To round out the kitchen sink station, consumers are choosing popular accessories like basin racks, cutting boards and/or colanders.