There are plenty of little things that you can do differently to give your home’s interiors a distinct and inimitable feel. When it comes to the design of a kitchen, making us of available space to the hilt is a very real need in most households. The kitchen is one of those spaces where functionality is probably a touch more essential than form. With floor space being an absolute premium in most modern houses and studio apartments, an addition like a corner sink in the kitchen brings along with it plenty of benefits.
Ergonomic contemporary kitchen in white with a stylish corner sink
Kitchen corner sinks can alter the dynamics of your kitchen and bring along with them a whole new visual appeal. Having said that, are the really the right option for you? Read on to find about the pros and cons of Kitchen corner sinks as you browse through a few gorgeous homes that have incorporated then seamlessly.
Chic modern kitchen with polished surfaces and a smart corner sink unit
Compact corner sink in a kitchen with dark countertop and white cabinets
by Freedom Design
Contemporary kitchen in gorgeous shade of green with a daft corner sink
by Harrell Remodeling
Frosted glass cabinets and a corner sink offer a unique look to this modern kitchen
Beautiful and Functional Kitchen Design Inspirations
Control the amount of light you need while working at the corner sink with lovely curtains
by Arlington Home Interiors
Sleek modern kitchen with corner split sink
by Lori Dennis
When every inch matters!
There are plenty of small kitchen layouts that often employ the corner sink in order to create a space that appears visually larger. Corner kitchen sinks ensure that the countertops are not broken and hence this not juts creates a more flowing space, but also provides for a longer work station without any breaks. Since the corner space in most compact kitchens cannot be wasted (unlike in the case of the more lavish designs) a compact sink in this forgotten nook serves just right!
Let the hanging light installations take over after sunset as you work at your corner sink
by Lake Country Builders
With a view like this, working at the corner sink in kitchen can never be a bore!
by Tervola Designs
Sporting a corner sink does not mean that it needs to be the only one, as you can add another sink in the kitchen if you have ample space. This offers a nice amalgamation of unique form and easy functionality that is simply matchless.
Adding a corner sink to your existing kitchen space can help in more ways than one
by Hometown Building
Beautiful traditional kitchen that uses corner space to perfection
by Curb Appeal Renovations
Skylight above the corner sink provides plenty of light
Stylish way to incorporate corner sink in a small kitchen area
by Jennifer Brouwer Design
Dramatic and Dynamic
Design flexibility and an innovative plan is what a corner sink brings to the kitchen. By placing the sink in the corner, there is ample space available in the remainder of the space for the addition of storage units. At times though, the placement of the dishwasher can be a real hassle as one sitting next to the corner sink with its door open might make the movement through the kitchen a tad bit inconvenient. There are those home owners who also feel that cleaning up is far more difficult after the installation of a corner sink due to the limited reach.
Corner sink occupies the space below the window that would have been otherwise wasted
by Sara Ingrassia Interiors
Ample natural ventilation ideal for working at the corner sink
by Joanne Cannell Designs
While from a ‘style’ standpoint, the corner sink can add a breath of freshness to the kitchen, it also can take away a bit of convenience as most often there is limited ‘elbow room’ while working with one. If you are getting extra help from your family members, then the corner can become all the more crowded.
Dishwasher right next to the corner sink can be hard to work with at times
by Nicholas Moriarty Interiors
Gorgeous kitchen draped in wooden tones with a corner sink
Multilevel traditional kitchen with a daft little corner sink
Interesting way to add a splash of color next to the corner sink
by Le Chic Maison
Light It Up Just Right
We have always maintained that lighting is pretty much what makes or breaks the look of any interior space. With most home owners opting to place the corner sink by the kitchen window, there generally is ample natural ventilation. This is both a smart and practical choice as you not only have a lovely view to enjoy and abundant fresh air to take in, but natural light is still the best source to get work done under. But a pendant light installation above the corner sink more or less becomes a must as you still need focused light in the area after sunset.
Modern kitchen with dark oak cabinetry and a compact sink in the corner
by Jason Ball Interiors
Lovely lighting accentuates the beauty of this elegant kitchen in white
If you have a couple huge windows in the corner of your kitchen that offer a panoramic view of something scenic, then a corner sink might be an ideal option indeed. Though perfect for the small kitchen that needs ergonomic solutions, it may not be the way to go for those who are blessed with a large and lavish kitchen space and prefer functionality above distinctive form.
Corner split sink in a compact and space conscious kitchen
by Becky Shankle
Large windows make working at the corner sink in the kitchen a lot more refreshing!
by Kerrie L. Kelly
Traditional kitchen that incorporates more than just one sink
Kitchen in cool blue sports a small corner sink
by Adi Tatarko