Last month I tackled how selecting kitchen components is an important design task that requires thoughtfulness and careful planning. These components enhance the structure of the kitchen by adding value and beauty. Today, I will dive deeper and share with you few of my favorite kitchen components that makes this space a true standout.
In three of my previous blogs, I highlighted the physical design of this award-winning kitchen, focusing on cabinetry details, clever storage solutions, and kitchen components.
The Kitchen Sink
Giving thought to selecting the right kitchen sink may not initially jump to the front of the priority list, but I assure you it is worth the time and effort. This feature is one you will rely upon quite heavily and arguably serves as the most used tool in your kitchen. It is for this reason why I selected a Kohler sink for this design. First, the look of a Kohler Smart Divide® sink is timeless and built to last. The design of this sink provides plenty of room to accommodate oversize pots and pans while the low barrier keeps the two basins separate, perfect for washing and rinsing any size item. Whether you are cleaning up after a large family feast or tending to your farmer’s market haul of fresh produce, this sink will offer the versatility needed in a modern-day kitchen without skimping on style.
The generous workspace and divided basin make meal prep a breeze. You can keep the faucet running at a slow trickle to rinse clams, rice, or even use it to thaw a turkey on Thanksgiving. The slight basin slope will let the water drip and drain without pooling – necessary for sanitary food prep.
My favorite aspect, I must admit, is Kohler sinks are made to resist chipping, cracking, and burning. You can be confident that this is a sink that can be heavily used and will last. It is also stain resistant – simply clean with soap and water and be on with your day. No harsh chemicals or scrubbing required here.