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10 Easy Pieces: Editors’ Favorite Kitchen Faucets

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10 Easy Pieces: Editors’ Favorite Kitchen Faucets

May 30, 2018

After completing more than a dozen remodels among us, we’ve narrowed our kitchen faucet selections to a handful of tried and true stalwarts. Here’s our top 10 high-quality, high-style faucets (featuring solid bodies, ceramic cartridges, and long warranties).

Traditional

10 Easy Pieces Editors Favorite Kitchen Faucets Julie&#8\2\17;s top choice (she uses it in her Mill Valley, California, kitchen) is the Chicago Wall Mount Kitchen Faucet with double jointed spout; It&#8\2\17;s well priced, well engineered, and features a classic industrial aesthetic; \$\25\1.79 at Faucet.com.
Above: Julie’s top choice (she uses it in her Mill Valley, California, kitchen) is the Chicago Wall-Mount Kitchen Faucet with double-jointed spout; It’s well priced, well engineered, and features a classic industrial aesthetic; $251.79 at Faucet.com.
10 Easy Pieces Editors Favorite Kitchen Faucets Francesca favors the classic Franke Manor House Gooseneck Bridge Kitchen Faucet. It&#8\2\17;s ideal for use with oversize sinks; \$\1,\24\2 at Kitchen & Bath Authority.
Above: Francesca favors the classic Franke Manor House Gooseneck Bridge Kitchen Faucet. It’s ideal for use with oversize sinks; $1,242 at Kitchen & Bath Authority.
10 Easy Pieces Editors Favorite Kitchen Faucets Sarah likes the traditional Churchman&#8\2\17;s Kitchen Pillar Taps; £\150.76 at Bath Shop 3\2\1.
Above: Sarah likes the traditional Churchman’s Kitchen Pillar Taps; £150.76 at Bath Shop 321.
10 Easy Pieces Editors Favorite Kitchen Faucets Michelle&#8\2\17;s favorite, the Steam Valve Original Wall Mount Bridge Mixer features a \10 inch swivel spout (shown in brushed stainless with wheel handles); \$97\1.\25 at Quality Bath.
Above: Michelle’s favorite, the Steam Valve Original Wall-Mount Bridge Mixer features a 10-inch swivel spout (shown in brushed stainless with wheel handles); $971.25 at Quality Bath.
10 Easy Pieces Editors Favorite Kitchen Faucets Christine likes the utilitarian look and feel of the Watermark Wall Mount Bridge Faucet; \$84\2.35 from Designer Plumbing.
Above: Christine likes the utilitarian look and feel of the Watermark Wall-Mount Bridge Faucet; $842.35 from Designer Plumbing.

Modern

10 Easy Pieces Editors Favorite Kitchen Faucets Alexa&#8\2\17;s choice, the Vola KV\1 Single Handled Faucet with a double swivel spout, worked well in Janet&#8\2\17;s London kitchen with a moderately sized sink; \$997.50 at Faucet Farm.
Above: Alexa’s choice, the Vola KV1 Single Handled Faucet with a double swivel spout, worked well in Janet’s London kitchen with a moderately sized sink; $997.50 at Faucet Farm.
10 Easy Pieces Editors Favorite Kitchen Faucets Sarah&#8\2\17;s choice for a modern space is the Gessi Oxygene High Tech Kitchen Faucet. The faucet comes in polished chrome or satin nickel and includes a pullout double spray; available at Pirch showrooms; \$439.
Above: Sarah’s choice for a modern space is the Gessi Oxygene High-Tech Kitchen Faucet. The faucet comes in polished chrome or satin nickel and includes a pullout double spray; available at Pirch showrooms; $439.
10 Easy Pieces Editors Favorite Kitchen Faucets Izabella likes the Tara Logic Single Level Basin Mixer \$959.4\2 at Faucet Farm.
Above: Izabella likes the Tara Logic Single-Level Basin Mixer $959.42 at Faucet Farm.

10 Easy Pieces Editors Favorite Kitchen Faucets Christine likes the Grohe Essence Pull Out Faucet, which has been discontinued, but the Grohe Concetto Single Handle Pull Out Kitchen Faucet is similar; \$\209.89 at Amazon.
Above: Christine likes the Grohe Essence Pull-Out Faucet, which has been discontinued, but the Grohe Concetto Single-Handle Pull-Out Kitchen Faucet is similar; $209.89 at Amazon.

Looking for more faucets? See our previous posts: 10 Easy Pieces: Commercial-Style Kitchen Faucets and 5 Favorites: Brass Faucets for the Kitchen. Finally, get more ideas on how to evaluate and choose your kitchen sink and faucet in our Remodeling 101 Guide: Kitchen Sinks & Faucets.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on June 22, 2011.

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