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Design Sleuth: The Alape Bucket Sink from Germany

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Design Sleuth: The Alape Bucket Sink from Germany

Julie Carlson October 08, 2014

Lately we’ve been noticing the humble Alape bucket sink in washrooms everywhere (we first spotted it at Labour and Wait in London). Here’s a roundup of spaces, plus a source for the sink.

Above: In the Melbourne home of Simone and Rhys Haag, an Alape sink with a ladder as towel holder. Photograph by Armelle Habib for Urbis Magazine.

Above: The Alape Enameled Bucket Sink at Orchard Keepers, in Australia, works as a small washbasin. Photograph by Sharyn Cairns via Est.

Above: Double utility sinks via Merci in Paris.

Above: A humble bucket sink in the Old Library Restaurant washroom, designed by Australian firm Hecker Guthrie, is elevated by the addition of exposed copper piping and a painted wall mimicking tiles. 

Above: Another Alape sink in the home of Simone and Rhys Haag. Photograph by Armelle Habib for Urbis Magazine.

Above: The glazed Alape Bucket Sink features a dark PVC edge; it can be found at Labour and Wait, in London, for £140 ($225 USD).

See our posts on Farmhouse & Utility Sinks for more ideas. For Outdoor Utility Sink inspiration, go to Gardenista.

This post is an update; the original story ran on February 26, 2013, as part of our Bath & Spa issue.

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