The trends in bathroom sink design point to color as the key to highlight and transform our bathroom. The most prestigious firms in sanitary ware design are already betting on the creation of their latest collections for new shapes, materials and colors.
The bathroom universe has been transformed so much in recent years that today its importance has been equated with the rest of the spaces in the house. After decades relegated to the background and going unnoticed in interior design, we can affirm that the bathroom is currently a benchmark for firms and designers.
This transformation has gone through all the materials and parts that compose it, from the sanitary ware , through the taps, furniture or the cladding. Nothing escapes the eyes of designers who take into account every inch of this sanctuary when designing any of the elements that compose it.
One of these elements that are part of the bathroom and which is also essential, is the sink. Its design has been radically modified in the last decade, going from the traditional white porcelain pedestal sink to countless proposals, colors and materials.
The colored sinks such as salmon, green or gray take us back to the 60s or 70s, to our grandmothers’ bathrooms with these striking tiles. The “Kitsch” aesthetic has never renounced this trend, but what has changed is undoubtedly the shapes and finishes of these sanitaryware. Those designs have nothing to do with the current ones.
From the traditional bathroom with white finishes, coverings without personality and sanitary ware with classic shapes, we move on to proposals full of joy and color. The sinks that reach our houses have geometric shapes, striking colors and even textures:
Kast, the British firm has made the leap to creating sinks with Pigmented Cocrete, a tremendously versatile material that combines characteristics of natural stone with the ease of being molded into any shape.
In the last year they have launched a collection of pigmented sinks in trendy colors, geometric shapes and surfaces with textures and linear patterns.
The pastel colors are chosen to create these collections sink. They adapt very well to all styles and are perfect for mixing with the latest materials and finishes. The combination of colors and textures transforms the bathroom into authentic sanctuaries of modernity.
Terracotta and other earth colors are the ideal tones for bathrooms with a more natural and calm style. They combine perfectly with neutral colors and more current finishes such as terrazzo or reliefs, so recently used in the design of bathrooms.
Another of the most widespread colors in the design of sinks are green and blue in their duller versions, always in a matte finish. These colors take us to the ocean in all its shades and are magnificent to give the bathroom a more modern touch.
Lovers of the latest trends dare even with sculpted versions of these pigmented sinks. Reliefs representing linear and geometric patterns inspired by the subtle Art deco designs of the early 20th century. Suggestive and refined shapes that bring elegance and sensitivity to this element.
If there is a surface that fits with these colored sinks it is marble. This clean, versatile and elegant material offers resistance and a support surface to get the most out of our bathroom.
Wood is another of the materials that best combines with this type of sink, either in a natural finish or in more current versions. The only thing that we must take into account is that it is treated to withstand humidity and that its design is in tune with that of our colored sink.
If we do not have a lot of storage capacity, opting for a sink with a low cabinet can save us from many misadventures. In this case, choose a piece of furniture with a color and finish that blends with that of the sink without clashing.
Currently we can find a multitude of options prepared to adapt to these new designs. Current furniture with geometric, asymmetric designs and in very resistant materials.
Leaving the sink to be flown is undoubtedly the most aesthetic and minimalist option, but we limit the surface of support and the storage options. It is ideal for courtesy toilets where space is limited and we do not need space to store things.
If you are determined to install a colored sink, the faucets that best fit these designs are gold and black, both without gloss. In addition, its original shapes call for taps with more current lines.
Opting for these types of sinks can have some disadvantages, such as facing an ephemeral trend or the fact that we get tired of them quickly. The same happened with trends such as terrazzo, which we finally ended up normalizing and adapting to current needs.
Do you dare to install a colored sink?