8 Fittings and Fixtures to Jazz Up the Kitchen and Bath
There’s nothing ordinary about these eye-catching kitchen and bath accents.
Balance by Studio De Lezando
The 30-something industrial designer based in Cologne, Germany, milled this knockout of a sink that appears to float due to its cantilever from a single piece of Carrara marble.
Color Field by Helen Levi for Cerámica Suro
The New York–based photographer and ceramicist’s painterly approach finds its way to glazed earthenware tile in a collaboration with the Mexico manufacturer that’s sure to enliven any kitchen.
Z316_SH by Roberto Innocenti for Zazzeri
Following the trend for increasing decoration, the fittings’ handles, simply a cylindrical extension of the faucet bodies, come smooth or chiseled with vertical or horizontal stripes, checkers, or dots.
18.02 by Janet Echelman for Kohler Co.
The artist swaps mediums, fiber for fireclay, patterning the Wisconsin company’s Veil Vessel sink with special metallic pigments that toggle between pleasing champagne and silver.
Reflect by Jean Nouvel for Reform
The reflective steel cabinet fronts by the Ateliers Jean Nouvel founding architect boast thin vertical ridges that scatter light, lending a kitchen an overall atmospheric hazy glow.
Mind-Pop by Bilge, Sibel, and Saime of Kapka for Darling Spring
The enameled-iron Mezze plates by the Turkish studio founders, who go by first names, sell through the female-founded Darling Spring, which has opened a brick-and-mortar outpost in New York.
Eclipse by David Rockwell for Formani
The stainless-steel door handle, here in PVD satin black, by the Interior Design Hall of Famer and Rockwell Group founder is manufactured as one piece: a cylindrical form with a carved channel.
White Tulip by Philippe Starck for Duravit
The fellow Hall of Fame member’s wellness-inflected bathroom suite includes ceramic sinks and tubs that bloom like their namesake, their sloped edges tapered like petals.
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8 Conversation-Worthy Fittings and Fixtures
From colorful stained-glass tiles to sleek faucets and architectural-inspired fixtures, these kitchen and bath accents double as conversation starters.