For the minimalists among us: kitchens where even the faucets are de-emphasized.
Above: A sunken sink in a kitchen in the Cotswolds by Found Associates.
Above: A compact, stainless kitchen in Ghent; photographed by Frederik Vercruysse for OWI.
Above: Architect Joseph Dirand created a stark marble sink in an ornate space in France.
Above: A sink by Antwerp-based architect Vincent Van Duysen.
Above: In this urbane kitchen, German architects Hollin + Radoske installed a faucet spout in the overhead cabinetry.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on March 20, 2009.