Article by: Anne Ellard [Houzz]
They’re charming, homey, durable, elegant, functional and nostalgic. Those are just a few of the reasons they’re so popular.
Being from Ireland and having included the beautiful Belfast farmhouse sink in many traditional country and farmhouse kitchen designs, I have a bit of a soft spot for farmhouse-style sinks. The farmhouse sink originated in a time when there was no running water. The idea behind the sink was that it was a place to hold large amounts of water, which was fetched by hand from nearby wells, lakes and rivers.