img(height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=2939831959404383&ev=PageView&noscript=1")

Kitchen sink drama

Words:
Jan-Carlos Kucharek

Sinks finally look good with the Jaron XL 6 S-IF from Blanco

With phrases like ‘sink or swim’, ‘that sinking feeling’ or ‘sink estate’ in common usage, it’s no surprise the sink has had a bad rap. Low self-esteem issues in kitchens are manifested in lazily designed steel sinks or badly specified, trendy Belfast ones, whose bottoms fall achingly shy of the outstretched human hand. But now Germany’s Blanco has graced PIP’s inbox with a steel sink deserving of the narcissistic pleasure derived from its minimal, highly engineered reflective surfaces. The new Jaron XL 6 S-IF is flush-mounted and has a satin-polish and ‘CapFlow finish’, which apparently even enhances the look of stray water droplets. With a Blanco Linee-S mixer tap finishing the seamless, cast style, the gutter might at last be looking at the stars.


 

Latest

How is the construction industry, and architecture in particular, responding to the ever-changing impacts of Covid-19 and the upcoming Brexit deadline? Adrian Malleson, head of economic research at RIBA, provides an overview

How is architecture responding to Covid-19 and Brexit?

On demand webinar: Transport, infrastructure & warehouse architecture

On the M1, the rail network, roadworks, even the government website – the designer’s work is familiar to everyone in her transport signage

Designer who unified and simplified Britain's transport signs

Belgian artist/architect duo Gijs Van Vaerenbergh, whose huge metal Labyrinth installation in the town of Genk referenced its dead industrial past (PiP Sept/Oct 2015) has been busy conjuring up another sizeable memento mori

Anyone who’s experienced the deep cleaning properties of a Turkish bath will be aware of their famed abilities to get into all the corners