Savvy Sinks and Faucets
Adapted from HGTV Baths: Creating the Bathroom of Your Dreams (Meredith Books, 2005)
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Vessel or undermount? Spread-fit or single lever? Find a sink and faucet that match the style and size of your bathroom.
Available in models to fit any bath, above-counter bowl-style sinks carry a few design considerations. These seemingly freestanding bowls come in glass, porcelain, metal and wood and sit higher than the standard sink, so you need to adjust the countertop height accordingly. The faucet typically mounts on the wall and must be placed at the right height to minimize splashing. This half-vessel model requires a single-hole, sink-mounted faucet.
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