In an ideal world, I’d love to have a pair of sinks in my summer kitchen (all those guests and all those dishes!). Here are 10 examples of kitchens with double sinks (some joined, some separate) for stowing dishes and washing produce.
Above: When outfitted with separate copper-pipe faucets, adjoined sink basins become separate sinks. See Steal This Look: A Classic English Kitchen for an Oscar-Winning Costume Designer. Above: A Plain English kitchen with double copper sinks; for more, see Kitchen Confidential: 10 Ways to Achieve the Plain English Look. Above: A Brooklyn kitchen makes use of space with two sinks—one at the end of the counter. See Kitchen of the Week: A Something Old, Something New Kitchen in Brooklyn. Above: A vintage laundry sink is outfitted with a brass faucet on one side and a simple spigot on the other at Sa Calma in Menorca, Spain; see Kitchen of the Week: Embracing the Old with Quintana Partners. Above: Double sinks in a house in Sweden by architecture firm In Praise of Shadows. Above: Italian kitchen system maker Rossana features separate side-by-side sinks in some of their designs; see Bella Cucina: 8 Italian Kitchen Systems. Above: Two oversize sinks, separated, are ideal for separate kitchen tasks—matching faucets included. See more at The Country Rental: A Floating Farmhouse in Upstate New York. Above: Two separate sink basins share a faucet in a Paris kitchen; see Designer Visit: Paris Meets Provence. Above: Double farmhouse sinks in a project by New York–based architects Messana O’Rorke. Above: Dueling sinks: There’s one sink on each side of a galley kitchen in The Architect Is In: A Brooklyn Brownstone Transformed, with Respect.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on August 5, 2010.
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Finally, get more ideas on how to evaluate and choose your kitchen sink and faucet in our
Remodeling 101 Guide: Kitchen Sinks & Faucets.