5 Favorites: Architect-Designed Bathroom Sinks by

Issue 81 · Best of Architecture · July 18, 2013

5 Favorites: Architect-Designed Bathroom Sinks

Issue 81 · Best of Architecture · July 18, 2013

Did you know that Italian architect Gio Ponti designed an elegant washbasin for the Palazzo Montecatini? And that it's in production, courtesy of Rapsel in Italy? I didn't, and now I'm imagining excuses for a bath remodel. Here's a roundup of five architect-designed sinks:

Gio Ponti Washbasin for Raspel, Remodelista

Above: The most elegant washbasin we've seen: The wall-mounted Montecatini by Gio Ponti is available in titanic resin or in ceramic. Note the drain located to the right of the basin; pure genius. For information, go to Rapsel.

Claudio Silvestrin Washbasin, Remodelista

Above: Italian-born, London-based architect Claudio Silvestrin designed the "austere but not extreme" Le Giare collection for Ceramica Cielo.

e15 Architectural Wash Basin, Remodelista

Above: Architect Philipp Mainze's waxed European oak components are available through e15.

Ottocento for Agape Wash Basin, Remodelista

Above: Hard to resist: the Ottocento Sink by Benedini Associates echoes the lines of traditional washbasins. Go to Agape for dealer information.

Nivis Washbasin, Remodelista

Above: Designed by Andrea Morgante, the Nivis Washbasin for Agape features a recessed soap holder.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on June 16, 2012.

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