Tuesday, March 4, 2008

10 Beautiful Sinks - Artist Editions by Kohler Sinks

These are some of the most beautiful sinks I've seen. Made by Kohler Sinks. The faucets themselves are nice compliments... I'll post more on the the artist edition faucets later.

My favorite is the Imperial Blue Design sporting a Chinese dragon which covers the entire lavetory bowl, but that's just me.

Imperial Blue Design on Caxton Undercounter Sink
Plum Blossom design on Camber self-rimming lavatory.

Garden Bandana in RedAsoka Garden on Vintage Lavatory
Mythical Beasts Gold design on Vintage undercounter lavatory Top Art Collection-Marrakesh
Life in the Country design on Clay/Tones undercounter kitchen sink
Ipanema Lavatory and Console Tabletop
Kamala Lavatory; Purist
Mythical Beasts design on Camber self-rimming sink with Platinum textured rim

Monday, March 3, 2008

Kohler Sink - Gathering design on Alcott undercounter kitchen sink

The Alcott undercounter kitchen sink is a part of the Artist Edition line by Kohler sinks. It is an individually crafted deign as is each sink in this series.

This Alcott tile-in, undercounter sink offers the Gathering design on a White background, capturing an 18th-century Europe feel with a mix of traditional folk art patterns. The basin bottom has a traditional blue-and-white checkerboard pattern, and a White bottom basin rack is included to protect the sink's surface.

Gathering design is offered on White background of Alcott undercounter mount single-basin sink with integral apron; includes White bottom basin rack (K-6005).

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Here's Close up of the Kohler undercounter kitchen sink. Quite an amazing piece of art. (Model no. K-14573-AG).

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A sink, originally uploaded by sissyboystud.

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Kohler Faucets - Kitchen Handle Options

Single Handle Kitchen Faucets - These Kohler Faucets have the convenience of being able to be used with with one hand as they allow for easy water flow as well as temperature adjustments simultaneously. If you've been in a kitchen before you'll realize how helpful this can be when your hands are busy doingmultiple things. Also, an added benefit of the single handle faucets are they are usually compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act requirements.

Two Handle Kitchen Faucets
- Kohler two handle faucets provide a more precise temperature and water flowadjustment over the single handle option, with two control handles for both hot and cold temperatures. This design requires three or more holes of a sink or countertop. Those wanting a traditional style kitchenmight consider this faucet design.

Pull Out
or Integral Spray Kitchen Faucets - With the ease of a button these convenient faucets switch the regular default water flow pattern to spray. This choice requires one or more holes in the sink design depending on the handle configuration. This clean faucet style usually has a very contemporary feel to it. Wall Mount Faucets - This style of faucet mounts to the wall above the sink. If an antique kitchen is desired this may be a good option for you as it lends itself well to this style. Before you go and purchase one of these faucets remember that this design does require water supplies that extend above the counter top in the wall.

Bar Sink
or Entertainment Faucets - Comparing these faucets with regular kitchen faucets, they are simply smaller as they need to work with bar or prep sinks. A great addition to any room these faucets come in a variety of styles and designs utilizing one to three holes. Kohler Bar Sink faucets can be matched to the style of the the main kitchen faucet or the primary faucet in the room where it is installed.

Pot Filler Faucets
- This is a faucet that is installed in additional to the main kitchen faucet. It mounts on the wall behind a stove or on a countertop that is near the stove. Kohler pot filler faucets comes in a variety of designs including one or two handles as well as long or goose-neck swivel spouts.

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Choosing a Kohler Sink

There are a few questions you'll want to ask yourself before purchasing a Kohler sink. Here are a few important questions to consider:
  • What kind of sink is appropriate for my project? An under counter mounted sink or a self-rimming sink?
  • Do I want a steel or enamel sink? Should I consider a cast iron sink?
  • If if choose a steel sink what kind of finish fits well with the sinks surroundings? A brushed finish or a polished finish?
  • Does the sink come with all the parts I need?

Don Zeeman explains: