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10 Easy Pieces: Modern Italian-Designed Kitchen Faucets

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10 Easy Pieces: Modern Italian-Designed Kitchen Faucets

April 12, 2017

The Italians have a history of working with architects and designers to rethink mundane, everyday fixtures; particularly in the kitchen (ever admired a Boffi or Alpes Inox kitchen system?).

Not in the market for a full-on kitchen system? Add a dash of Italian style with a faucet; here are 10 favorite modern Italian-designed kitchen faucets.

From Milan-based MGS Faucets, the Spin SQE Kitchen Faucet in Stainless Steel has a pullout spout. It&#8
Above: From Milan-based MGS Faucets, the Spin SQE Kitchen Faucet in Stainless Steel has a pullout spout. It’s $971.25 at YLiving.
The LaToscana Single Handle Pull-Down Faucet is made in Pogno, a town in northern Milan, at the LaToscana factory; $loading=
Above: The LaToscana Single Handle Pull-Down Faucet is made in Pogno, a town in northern Milan, at the LaToscana factory; $231 at Quality Bath.
Designed by Italian architect Antonio Citterio for Hansgrohe, the Axor Citterio
Above: Designed by Italian architect Antonio Citterio for Hansgrohe, the Axor Citterio 2-Hole Kitchen Faucet has a pull-down spray; $474.95 at Kitchen & Bath Authority.
The Nemo RH Kitchen Faucet in Stainless Steel from Milanese company MGS Faucets is available in a matte or polished finish; $630 at YLiving.
Above: The Nemo RH Kitchen Faucet in Stainless Steel from Milanese company MGS Faucets is available in a matte or polished finish; $630 at YLiving.
The Gessi Oxygene High-Tech Kitchen Faucet is available in polished chrome or satin nickel and has a pull-down double spray and is available at Pirch showrooms. (It was one of the  featured in our post  Easy Pieces: Editors’ Favorite Kitchen Faucets.)
Above: The Gessi Oxygene High-Tech Kitchen Faucet is available in polished chrome or satin nickel and has a pull-down double spray and is available at Pirch showrooms. (It was one of the 10 featured in our post 10 Easy Pieces: Editors’ Favorite Kitchen Faucets.)

The KT5
Above: The KT521 Single Lever Kitchen Mixer is from Italian company Cristina, located in the Novara province just outside of Milan in Italy. The faucet is available in black or white matte and chrome-plated (shown). Contact Cristina for more information.

The Spin Sink Mixer with Swiveling Spout from Gessi comes in chrome (shown), brushed chrome, and &#8
Above: The Spin Sink Mixer with Swiveling Spout from Gessi comes in chrome (shown), brushed chrome, and “Finox.” Contact Snyder Diamond for more information.
Another by architect Antonio Citterio, the Hansgrohe Axor Citterio Single Handle Kitchen Faucet has a propeller-shaped handle; $579.55 at Ferguson.
Above: Another by architect Antonio Citterio, the Hansgrohe Axor Citterio Single Handle Kitchen Faucet has a propeller-shaped handle; $579.55 at Ferguson.
Designed by architect Raul Barbieri for Zucchetti, the Spin Sink Mixer with High Arch Spout comes in chrome or satin with the option of custom finishes such as gold and rose gold. Available through Streamline Products.
Above: Designed by architect Raul Barbieri for Zucchetti, the Spin Sink Mixer with High Arch Spout comes in chrome or satin with the option of custom finishes such as gold and rose gold. Available through Streamline Products.
The Fantini Nostromo Single Control Kitchen Faucet has a streamlined cylindrical handle and swivel spout. Available in platinum steel or chrome at Focal Point; contact the showroom for more information.
Above: The Fantini Nostromo Single Control Kitchen Faucet has a streamlined cylindrical handle and swivel spout. Available in platinum steel or chrome at Focal Point; contact the showroom for more information.
The MGS Faucets F
Above: The MGS Faucets F2 R SP Kitchen Faucet in Stainless Steel is a two-hole installation with a pullout side spray; $1,560 at Y Living.
For more on faucets, see our post:

Finally, get more ideas on how to evaluate and choose your kitchen sink and faucet in our Remodeling 101 Guide: Kitchen Sinks & Faucets.

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