Arguably, one of the must-have features for many kitchen remodeling projects is a farmhouse sink. They are also commonly known as apron front sinks thanks to their broad front panel.
Besides their classic good looks, several features make them a fan favorite for a lot of home chefs. First, they are more ergonomic to use. Unlike both undermount and drop-in style sinks, they extend further forward eliminating the need to reach over the counter. Plus, while they are available in a wide range of sizes and depths, they are usually much deeper than other types of sinks, which can make rinsing and washing less of a chore. Last but not least, farmhouse sinks are available in different materials and colors; think stone and fireclay. Our roundup of gorgeous examples includes a turquoise option you got to see.
Hammered Copper Farmhouse Sink in a Rustic Kitchen
Christina, the blogger behind Christina's Adventures, installed a gorgeous hammered copper farmhouse sink in her kitchen. At first, she second-guessed her choice. But now she could not be happier with the decision. The reddish-brown metal brings beauty, warmth, and a pop of gorgeous texture to her rustic inspired cooking space.
Black Farmhouse Sink Made of Granite Composite
When Maureen, the blogger who pens the Red Cottage Chronicles was refreshing her kitchen, she ditched her old ceramic drop-in model for this drool-worthy apron front sink made of granite composite. The sink's vibrant black color lends a modern touch to the rustic inspired cooking space. It also strikes a gorgeous contrast between the butcher block countertops and pale cabinetry.
Stainless Steel Farmhouse Sink in a Classic White Kitchen
Here is a fresh and contemporary take on the classic, white kitchen by Beth, the blogger who created the lifestyle site, 1111 Light Lane. All of the appliances and fixtures in her cooking space are cool toned metals including nickel and chrome. Note the apron front sink. It is stainless steel just like the appliances, which seals the deal on the kitchen's cohesive, modern look.
Stunning Soapstone Farmhouse Sink in a Colorful Kitchen
One of our favorite natural stones for farmhouse sinks is soapstone. Why? The material will develop a gorgeous and rustic patina over time that lends warmth to hardworking cooking spaces. In this colorful example by JAS Design Build an apron front sink and coordinating countertop both made of soapstone, are combined with cheerful yellow cabinetry.
Shallow Farmhouse Sink Made of Fireclay
This kitchen featured on Homepolish has a classic, white farmhouse sink made of fireclay. The material is a type of ceramic that is molded under extreme temperatures and then later coated with porcelain enamel for added durability. While the typical apron front sink is much deeper than traditional options, this one leans toward the shallow side.
Slate Farmhouse Sink in Traditional Kitchen
Here a black granite countertop and a honed slate farmhouse sink are a handsome pair in this traditional cooking space by Whitten Architects. Note how the dark features pop against the pale green walls.
An Extra Deep Double Basin Farmhouse Sink
If you are looking for something sizable, feast your eyes on this Butler Belfast apron front sink in a cooking space designed by Kitchen Capital. The deep double basins, which throws back to the Victorian era, were initially designed to wash a small child. Later, as you may have guessed, the supersized sink became a standard feature in butler pantries in homes of nobles.
Turquoise Farmhouse Sink in a Lake House Kitchen
Are you craving color in your kitchen? Behold the turquoise apron front sink in this cooled toned room by Top Notch Design Studio. The feature is the finishing touch that genuinely personalized the cooking space.
Nothing is as Country as a Trough Style Farmhouse Sink
Capture that old-timey country touch in your cooking space with a trough style farmhouse sink as shown in this kitchen by Gaspar's Design. It is a unique feature that provides plenty of room for both washing and drying.
Black and White Kitchen With Apron Front Sink
We adore kitchens that did not break the bank to create like this black and white, for instance, spotted on Maison de Pax. The cabinets and butcher block countertops came from IKEA, which left the homeowner with enough spare cash to splurge on a farmhouse sink. Note the kitchens open and airy touch. It was a cinch to achieve by keeping everything above the counters like the shiplap covered walls and shelving, bright white.
Why get a farmhouse sink for your kitchen?
Farmhouse sinks are deeper than regular sinks, which makes it easier to wash or soak larger items, such as baking sheets.
Can you put a farmhouse sink with any design style?
A farmhouse sink is not just for the farmhouse design style. It also works well in other design styles, including country, modern, boho, and more.
Do farmhouse sinks come in different materials?
Farmhouse sinks can be made from porcelain, fireclay, copper, granite composite, soapstone, stainless steel, and other materials.