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If you’re looking to update your bathroom space, you’ve probably found yourself perusing the internet and checking out bathroom designs in interior design magazines and perhaps even snooping at your friends’ homes for inspiration. You’ll be busy picking out cabinetry, tile, flooring and new accessories but perhaps you’ll pay little or no attention to the sink. Maybe that’s because you assume that the sink will come with the vanity. This isn’t always the case, but you may find yourself drawn to oval sinks, which are growing in popularity in 2012.
All About Oval Sinks
Oval sinks come in a large array of sizes and colors, so chances are, there is one to suit your specific needs. These sinks can be a vessel style or they can be built-in, they can also be hung beneath the countertops for a more seamless appearance for the interior design of the space if desired.
This particular shape is likely growing in popularity due to its visually and aesthetically pleasing appearance. You’ll find that it compliments a number of bathroom designs, no matter what the overall style of the room may be. Want a modern bathroom? No problem, an oval sink will still work thanks to its fluid lines and organic shape. Want a more traditional space? No problem, the oval sink will still work thanks to its clean, traditional look. You’ll find that oval sinks can work with industrial looks, contemporary looks or eclectic looks.
In terms of cleaning and maintenance, there is no difference between bathroom designs with an oval sink and bathroom designs with a circular or square sink. In fact, the only time there will be a difference in cleaning and maintenance would be based on the materials used to create the sink, not the actual shape of the sink itself. For example, a copper sink may require a milder cleanser than a porcelain sink. Otherwise, you could cause damage to the finish. Again, this is because of the material, not because of the shape, so always remember this!
Oval sinks are timeless. You’ll find that even once they wane in popularity, they’re still relatively common in bathroom designs. In fact, you’ll find that even when they’re no longer the trendy look, they’re still timeless and they still compliment a variety of looks. Of course, this shape isn’t for everyone. Whatever the case may be, whether you opt for a trendy oval sink or you opt for something else instead, remember that when it comes to sink shapes, there are unlikely to be any new shapes hitting the market any time soon, so whatever you choose will likely be a safe bet in the long run.