By Stephani L. Miller. The newest kitchen and bath sinks are chock-full of features. Sinks for the kitchen feature deeper bowls and various configurations. Bath sinks sport integrated shelves and are sized for large and petite bathrooms.
Custom Sinks by Rachiele. Made with a 16-gauge stainless steel basin and a 48-ounce copper apron front, the Eclipse sink features a welded-copper seam for durability, according to the maker. All sinks are individually constructed to fit the user's height, hand preference, work style, and arm reach. (800) 881-9044. www.rachiele.com.
Moen. Made of a granite composite, MoenStone Granite kitchen sinks resist scratching, staining, and chipping and have a heat tolerance up to 535 degrees. Single- and double-bowl configurations in seven styles are available in five colors, including the maker's new Big Single bowl, which is 10 inches deep. (800) 289-6636. www.moen.com.
Briggs. The Millennium Suite is a coordinated ensemble of bathroom fixtures, including a vitreous china pedestal lavatory measuring 23 by 17 inches and an oval self-rimming lavatory measuring 20 by 18 inches. Both feature integral rear overflows and are available in 4- and 8-inch centers. (800) 888-4458. www.briggsplumbing.com.
KitchenAid. Constructed of 18-gauge stainless steel, the professional-grade Briva in-sink dishwasher is housed in half of a double sink and can be adapted to a conventional sink as needed. The appliance measures 14 inches deep and accommodates up to five place settings. (800) 253-3977. www.kitchenaid.com.
Swanstone. Made of the company's solid surfacing, the Chesapeake center-bowl vanity top features a larger bowl, thicker edge, and taller backsplash, says the maker, and is available in a wide variety of colors. The vanity top comes in seven sizes, ranging from 25 inches to 61 inches, and resists cracking and crazing. (314) 231-8148. www.swanstone.com.
Sterling. The Professional Series nickel-bearing stainless steel kitchen sinks are constructed with a smooth, rolled rim for safer installation and the maker's SilentShield sound-absorbing pads to decrease unwanted noise during use. The sinks are available in a double-equal-basin configuration in 61/2-, 7-, and 8-inch depths with satin or satin-with-mirror deck finishes. (800) 783-7546. www.sterlingplumbing.com.
Franke. Constructed of 16-gauge stainless steel, the Manor House kitchen sink is designed to be undermounted and to coordinate with stone countertops, says the maker. Available in three sizes, the sink is shown here in 33-by-207/8-inch size with a 91/8-inch depth. (800) 626-5771. www.frankeksd.com.
Ann Sacks. The Orlo pedestal lavatory is constructed of solid marble in a neutral color. The petite pedestal features a clean and simple two-piece design and a wide ledge. It is well suited to small spaces, says the maker. (800) 278-8453. www.annsacks.com.
Hastings Tile and Il Bagno. The Catalano Zero System is a modular assortment of fireclay lavatory basins that can be wall-, counter-, or surface-mounted. The Zero 100 (shown) is available with optional console legs and has a glass shelf and an integrated towel bar. The sink measures 50 centimeters deep and 100 centimeters wide. (800) 351-0038. www.hastingstilebath.com.
Rohl. The Allia fireclay single-bowl kitchen sink features an extra-deep, 10-inch basin with an offset drain hole and a 5% bottom slope for good drainage. The sink resists scratching and is non-porous, and its finish is protected with a waterproof coat. The sink is available in white and Pergame (biscuit). (800) 777-9762. www.rohlhome.com.