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About the Sink Report

The Sink Trend Report tracks developments in the interior design industry, specifically focusing on fixtures for bathroom or kitchen spaces. Our research compiles the latest innovations in plumbing fixtures for the home, which includes a wide variety of options, including double sink vanity innovations or trusted basics like stainless steel countertop designs to complement a kitchen sink. A water-conserving toilet will also pique the interest of environmentalists, while fun aquarium basins offer an opulent alternative to traditional bathroom sinks.

Who It's For

The Sink Trend Report is ideal for interior designers, plumbers, home renovation specialists or luxury good dealers who are looking to stay on top of home fixture trends.

Use the Sink Trend Report to gain valuable consumer insight into popular bathroom and kitchen fixtures.

The Sink Trend Report, last published on Apr 15, 2014, includes 54 PRO Trends and 270 examples of sink market research and sink consumer trends related to: faucets, plumbing fixtures, bathrooms, vanity mirrors, interior designs and sink trends.

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Methodology

Our sink research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced sink articles and 2,112,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 54 Sink PRO Trends = 54 Powerpoint Pages Sink PPT Report
• 270 Sink Examples

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• 38 Sink Videos (Online) Sink Videos
• 1,620 Sink Images (Online) Sink Images
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Sample Sink Pro Trends

Each Sink PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online sink articles, videos and images. Examples:

Interior Transparency Lucite and transparent furnishings diverge from extravagance Implications - In an attempt to take minimalism a step further, those within in interior decor industry are adorning everything from bathrooms to nurseries in see-through decor. A backlash from the increasingly extravagant decor wave, this ultra-minimalism speaks to a desire to do away with hard attempts at ornamentation in favor of simplicity and effortlessness.
Interior Transparency
Lucite and transparent furnishings diverge from extravagance
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Produce Reinvented Fruit is being used to flavor unexpected products to create shock appeal Implications - Once recognized as a healthy, but mundane food form, fruit is being used to shock consumers by being introduced into products that typically rely on more savory flavoring. This creates interest due to the novelty factor, while satiating a need to belong to a behavioral tribe of health-conscious consumers.
Produce Reinvented
Fruit is being used to flavor unexpected products to create shock appeal
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Sustainable Display A growing acceptance for eco living is reflected in blatant sustainable decor Implications - With a shift towards more accepting views of sustainability, consumers are becoming more expressive of their eco-friendly tendencies as a means to adhere to a new-found respect for environmental awareness. Moving away from the more subtle approaches to eco living, individuals are turning to audacious designs to boldly showcase one’s commitment to an eco lifestyle. Blatant sustainable decor combines eco-friendly references with the consumer need to feel intrinsically involved in cultural movements.
Sustainable Display
A growing acceptance for eco living is reflected in blatant sustainable decor
9 Examples + Score + Implications


Hallucinatory Acceptance Modern raver clothing reflects the emergence of more ornate expression Implications - In an age where brands often feature goods that are similar in nature, consumers are looking to more flamboyant and visually eye-catching forms of expression to better represent their individuality. While neon clothing and psychedelic patterns reflect a once underground raver culture, modern fluorescent styles illustrate a resurgence of that party lifestyle, combining daring ensembles with the need to stand out from the mainstream.
Hallucinatory Acceptance
Modern raver clothing reflects the emergence of more ornate expression
7 Examples + Score + Implications


At-Home Escape Scenic homes cater to boomers who don't have the time for leisurely vacations Implications - With older generations often focusing much of their time on work rather than leisure, making time for relaxation can often be challenging. Catering to baby boomers who pride themselves on hard work and achieving success, vacation-like abodes offer time-strapped individuals the chance to enjoy scenic views and exotic settings without having to actually escape their busy day-to-day lives.
At-Home Escape
Scenic homes cater to boomers who don't have the time for leisurely vacations
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Flatpack Obsession The design aesthetic expands beyond just furniture for minimalistic living Implications - Traditionally a design method to aid in shipping, flatpack has evolved from being a utilitarian practice to design inspiration that speaks to the space cramped consumer. Influencing multiple areas of design, the aesthetic satisfies a novel consumer appeal to build and break down goods, but also to fit more into tight spaces for enhanced efficiency and the ability to have additional room for more products.
Flatpack Obsession
The design aesthetic expands beyond just furniture for minimalistic living
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Iced Indulgence Focused on respecting libations, custom ice encourages consumers to savor Implications - Looking to treat libations with a certain level of respect, alcohol connoisseurs are opting for custom ice makers that decrease the likelihood of a watered-down drink. Encouraging drinkers to sip slower and savor, the ritualized preparation process places attention back on the experience of drinking and reinforces that consumers are willing to increase expenditure and effort for the best experience possible.
Iced Indulgence
Focused on respecting libations, custom ice encourages consumers to savor
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Comical Couture The use of humor in fashion illustrates the continuing expansion of pop culture Implications - With retailers constantly striving to appeal to a youthful demographic, modern pop culture references have served as useful marketing techniques. Consumers are constantly looking for products that they can relate to, thus explaining why brands are utilizing modern references in their clothing. This demonstrates how contemporary culture continues to pop up in everyday products.
Comical Couture
The use of humor in fashion illustrates the continuing expansion of pop culture
6 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 48 more Sink PRO Trends and 270 examples!



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