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The Best Vessel Sink Ideas to Elevate Your Daily Routines

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October 14, 2022
Kallista Design

Whether renovating your space or looking for a decorative statement piece, a stylish vessel can make all the difference. The best vessel sinks provide high performance and function while lending themselves beautifully to a room’s unique aesthetic.

As the leading provider of luxury bathroom fixtures for over 40 years, KALLISTA offers an array of vessels crafted from the finest materials, including hand-cast bronze, hand-carved marble, and cast stone. We partner with world-renowned designers, architects, and artists to reimagine and elevate every detail. Explore our timeless collections of vessel sinks and see what sets KALLISTA apart. 

Best Brushed Bronze Vessel Sink

luxurious bathroom with a white vessel sink with matte bronze interior, paired with a polished chrome single handle faucet.
Featured Product: Myam™ Vessel, Matte White, Satin Bronze

With unique sculptural elements, the Myam white satin bronze vessel sink is a showstopping addition to any bathroom.

Every Myam vessel is individually crafted in solid cast bronze, presenting a graceful silhouette that contrasts contemporary finishes. Because each piece is handcrafted, you will notice some irregularities in the surface. These organic, textural features create a meaningful item and in no way affect the vessel's elite performance. Enjoy this bronze vessel sink for years to come as it develops a graceful patina over time.  

Key Features of the Myam Vessel in White Satin Bronze

white vessel sink with brushed bronze interior
  • Its simple shape and diminutive scale make this vessel a superb selection for a master bath, powder bath, or entertainment space
  • A decorative matte finish on the underside of the vessel comes in matte black or matte white to match various bathroom styles
  • Pair with KALLISTA wall-mount or vessel-height single control faucets
  • 18-7/16" (468 mm) total width
  • 13-13/16" (351 mm) total length
  • 3-5/8" (92 mm) depth

Best Marble Vessel Sink 

up close detail of a marble vessel sink, with decorative sculptured surface reminiscent of greek architecture
Featured Product: Kasos Round Decorative Vessel

Marble is known for its durability and natural elegance, making it a popular material for interior designers. KALLISTA’s Kasos vessel is one of the best marble vessel sinks because of its immaculate details and distinguished look. 

Incorporate this handcrafted white marble vessel sink into your traditional bathroom and experience its grand presence. The vessel evokes the distinct style of ancient Greco-Roman sculptures with symmetrical details and a scalloped exterior. 

Key Features of the Kasos Round Vessel

elegant bathroom with baby blue walls, polished chrome wall-mount faucet, and white marble vessel sink.
  • Handcrafted details, sculpted to achieve the maximum level of detail in the scalloped exterior
  • 19-3/4" (502 mm) total width
  • 17-15/16" (456 mm) total length
  • 6" (152 mm) depth

Best Rectangular Vessel Sink

rectangle vessel sink in a lightly colored satin bronze finish
Featured Product Trinidad Decorative Vessel, White Satin Bronze

Naturally, rectangle sinks are common for modern bathroom interiors. Due to their sleek lines and understated shape, angular vessels can seamlessly integrate into most countertops, offering a low profile while saving space. 

Consider the Trinidad decorative cast bronze vessel sink to showcase a timeless look with artisanal craftsmanship. The stylish appeal of this Trinidad bronze vessel sink lasts throughout the years as it develops a rich patina, creating a warm ambiance.

Key Features of the White Satin Bronze Trinidad Vessel 

  • A unique and subtle design blends beautifully with neutral elements in the bath
  • Cast bronze will naturally develop a patina over time
  • 18-3/8" (467 mm) total width
  • 11-1/2" (292 mm) total length
  • 5-1/4" (133 mm) total depth

Best Artisanal Vessel Sink 

bronze vessel sink with decorative sculpting on the exterior
Featured Product: Fei Tian Wen® Elliptical Decorative Vessel

Some of the best vessel sinks are those that marry modern design with ancient techniques—and the Fei Tian Wen Elliptical accomplishes this perfectly. 

Created by Beijing-born artisan Robert Kuo, this sink exudes creative thought supported by traditional techniques. Kuo has taken care to craft a simple and understated piece that embodies ancient artistic style. Marvel at the delicate, undulating features of the vessel’s exterior and admire the interior’s soft, sleek finish.

Key Features of the Fei Tian Wen Elliptical Vessel 

  • Hand-cast solid-bronze vessel
  • Complements traditional and transitional designs
  • 19-1/4" (489 mm) total width
  • 14-1/2" (368 mm) total length
  • 4-1/2" (114 mm) depth

Best Polished Bronze Vessel Sink

elegant vessel sink with matte white exterior and polished bronze interior
Featured Product: Myam™ Vessel, Matte White, Polished Bronze

Bronze is a longstanding metal of choice for materials and finishes around the home. The material adds warmth to any space and can be used to create a statement piece in any setting. 

In your bathroom, consider incorporating the Myam vessel sink in a shimmering bronze finish. Admire its breathtaking, curved shape and minimal footprint on your countertop. This polished bronze vessel sink develops a “living” patina over its lifetime. You’ll love its subtle markings and unique characteristics that signify the handcrafted nature of this sculpted fixture.

Key Features of the Myam Vessel in Polished Bronze

  • Its simple shape and diminutive scale make Myam a superb selection for a master bath, powder bath, or entertainment space
  • The decorative matte finish on the underside of the vessel comes in matte black or matte white
  • 18-7/16" (468 mm) total width
  • 13-13/16" (351 mm) total length
  • 3-5/8" (92 mm) depth

Best Modern Vessel Sink 

Featured Product: Argile™ Vessel

Statement pieces transform bathrooms into spa-like sanctuaries. The relaxed luxury of the Argile decorative vessel enhances daily rituals with a chic organic aesthetic.

As a honed stone vessel sink, the Argile is constructed of cast stone material and finished in white matte for a contemporary look. Durable yet delicate, its minimalist design lends itself to modern bathroom interiors. Etchings of decorative relief provide an immaculately detailed exterior surface.  

Key Features of the Argile Decorative Vessel

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  • The matte finish on the internal and external surfaces
  • Offers 4-inch basin depth and a center drain for quick water release
  • 19-7/8" (505 mm) total width
  • 12-13/16" (325 mm) total length
  • 4-1/16" (103 mm) depth

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Best Traditional Vessel Sink

rectangle bronze vessel sink
Featured Product Trinidad Decorative Vessel, Traditional Bronze

The rich, brown tones of bronze are a welcome addition to many traditional spaces. Bronze establishes a lived-in yet upscale feel for classic interiors.

Select the Trinidad decorative vessel in traditional bronze for a luxurious statement piece. This Traditional Bronze vessel sink features a rectangular shape that meets an elegant, sloped interior—and while minimal in design, its craftsmanship speaks for itself. 

Key Features of the Traditional Bronze Trinidad Vessel 

  • Cast bronze construction
  • 18-3/8" (467 mm) total width 
  • 11-1/2" (292 mm) total length 
  • 5-1/4" (133 mm) total depth

Best Cast Bronze Vessel Sink

bronze vessel sink with black wall-mount faucet
Featured Product: Obidos Decorative Vessel

Cast bronze is an optimal material when styling a contemporary bathroom or reinvigorating a historic space, as it conveys a weathered elegance that is simply unparalleled.

The Obidos decorative cast bronze vessel sink is an excellent selection for your bathroom. You’ll notice the “living” finish that will evolve into a rich patina over time, as well as its varying textures and diminutive size, which is ideal for double sinks or a powder room.

Key Features of the Obidos Vessel 

  • Cast bronze vessel
  • A simple shape and diminutive scale
  • 15-3/4" (400 mm) total width
  • 10-7/8" (276 mm) total length
  • 4-1/2" (114 mm) depth

Best Vessel Sink With Exterior Detailing

oval bronze vessel sink with decorative sculpted exterior detailing
Featured Product: Qing Liu Elliptical Decorative Vessel

Your bathroom is a personal retreat where relaxation and refreshment are paramount. While simple, minimal designs are often prioritized, decorative elements can provide a refreshing contrast in such a space. 

The Qing Liu Elliptical decorative vessel by Robert Kuo is showmanship at its finest. Kuo is adept at mixing modern designs with ancient techniques, and this vessel is evidence of his meticulous craft. The bronze-cast vessel displays exterior detailing resembling ribbons or cascading water. Flowing lines cultivate a peaceful yet energizing sensation—a necessity when creating a spa-like sanctuary.

Key Features of the Qing Liu Elliptical Vessel 

  • Hand-cast solid-bronze construction
  • A generous bowl provides ample washing space
  • 18-1/2" (470 mm) total width
  • 13-3/4" (349 mm) total length
  • 4-1/2" (114 mm) depth

How to Discover the Best Vessel Sink for Your Project

Timeless vessel sink designs can transform your space into a sanctuary of sophistication. Here are some guiding thoughts to assist you in finding the perfect sink.

FAQs About the Best Vessel Sinks

What is the best material for vessel sinks?

Vessel sinks are offered in various materials on the market, including composite, glass, and porcelain. We rely on the finest marble, bronze, and stone to create the most beautiful and durable vessels at KALLISTA.

Are vessel sinks outdated?

Designers have been incorporating vessel sinks into bathrooms for years, and a vessel sink can provide a custom, sophisticated element to any space. When choosing the best vessel sinks, consider the counter space, faucet configuration, and style of your bathroom.

What brand of bathroom sink is best?

When choosing a brand for your bathroom sink, look no further than KALLISTA. KALLISTA is the leader in designing bath and kitchen fixtures for a luxury environment. We offer exquisite pieces featuring master craftsmanship that blend harmoniously with various styles. 

Do you need a backsplash with a vessel sink?

A backsplash will protect the wall behind the sink from water damage; however, many people decide not to install a backsplash with a vessel sink to prioritize a clean, minimal look. If you forego a backsplash, consider using high-quality waterproof paint behind the sink.

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