July 15, 2024
Design a kitchen sink: how to plan a well-organized wet zone

Designing a kitchen sink area is often overlooked in favor of more glamorous fittings, but this hard-working element of kitchen design is more than just practical. Yes, it has to be able to withstand the knocks and scratches most cooks will throw at it, and yes it has to be easy to clean, but its material, installation type and even shape and size can have a big impact on how your kitchen looks and functions

Design a kitchen sink

When considering your long list of kitchen ideas, add kitchen sink ideas – and the faucets, storage and kitchen countertop that will go with it – right at the top. Here, we take you through how to design a kitchen sink area – and our experts bring you some useful advice, too.

Where is the best place to install a kitchen sink?

The wet zone of your kitchen calls for hygiene and ease of use, ideally with dishwasher and waste bin close by and in easy reach of the food storage, prep and cooking areas. ‘The best place for a sink is under a kitchen window, the perfect spot for watching the world go by as you do your chores, or in an island as a sociable spot that gives you the opportunity to see around the room,’ says Helen Parker, creative director of deVOL.

Design a kitchen sink with marble sink

(Image credit: deVOL)