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Trend Alert: 8 Integrated Marble Kitchen Sinks

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Trend Alert: 8 Integrated Marble Kitchen Sinks

January 15, 2019

There’s something inherently luxurious about an integrated sink (no grime-filled seams to agonize over), especially when carved from marble. Here are 8 covetable examples.

an integrated marble sink in a kitchen by belgian company obumex. 12
Above: An integrated marble sink in a kitchen by Belgian company Obumex.
an integrated marble sink (with drain board) carved from a huge slab of ma 13
Above: An integrated marble sink (with drain board) carved from a huge slab of marble from the Hisnet Inlet quarry on Vancouver Island, as seen in one of our favorite kitchens of all time: Kitchen of the Week: A Monumental Marble Countertop. Photograph courtesy of Scott & Scott Architects.
dirand&#8\2\17;s kitchen design for obumex, on view at the paris showr 14
Above: Dirand’s kitchen design for Obumex, on view at the Paris showroom.
an integrated carrara marble sink in the jr loft in brussels by nicolas schuybr 15
Above: An integrated Carrara marble sink in the JR Loft in Brussels by Nicolas Schuybroek.
a marble sink in the crosby street loft by elizabeth roberts (the project was a 16
Above: A marble sink in the Crosby Street Loft by Elizabeth Roberts (the project was a finalist in our 2014 Remodelista Considered Design Awards).
an integrated carrara marble sink in a kitchen by belgian company obumex. 17
Above: An integrated Carrara marble sink in a kitchen by Belgian company Obumex.
an integrated double sink in the oco kitchen system by italian company vaselli. 18
Above: An integrated double sink in the Oco Kitchen system by Italian company Vaselli.
an inset marble sink with marble stopper by italian kitchen makers boffi. 19
Above: An inset marble sink with marble stopper by Italian kitchen makers Boffi.

Investigate more possibilities by perusing our posts on marble in the kitchen, including:

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

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on January 26, 2015.

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Frequently asked questions

What is an integrated marble kitchen sink?

An integrated marble kitchen sink is a type of sink that is seamlessly incorporated into a marble countertop. The sink and countertop are made from the same piece of marble, creating a unified and sleek look in the kitchen.

What are the advantages of an integrated marble kitchen sink?

Integrated marble kitchen sinks are easy to clean and maintain since there are no seams or crevices where dirt or moisture can accumulate. They also offer a seamless look that can enhance the aesthetic of your kitchen, and the marble material is durable and long-lasting.

What types of marble are commonly used in integrated kitchen sinks?

Marble comes in a variety of colors and patterns, and any type of marble can be used for an integrated kitchen sink. Some common types include Carrara, Calacatta, and Statuario.

Are integrated marble kitchen sinks expensive?

Yes, integrated marble kitchen sinks can be expensive due to the cost of the marble material and the skilled craftsmanship required to seamlessly integrate the sink into the countertop. However, they can increase the value of your home and are a long-lasting investment.

Can integrated marble kitchen sinks be customized?

Yes, integrated marble kitchen sinks can be customized to fit the specific dimensions and design of your kitchen. You can choose the type of marble, the size and shape of the sink, and the placement of the sink within the countertop.

Are there any disadvantages to using a marble kitchen sink?

One disadvantage of using a marble kitchen sink is its susceptibility to staining and etching. Marble is a porous material, and exposure to certain substances like acidic liquids or abrasive cleaners can cause damage to the surface. However, with proper care and maintenance, these issues can be minimized.

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