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Oak tree mural composed of three large hand-cast, carved, and glazed tiles by Pasadena Craftsman Tile.

Options for Counter, Sink & Backsplash

by Lori Viator on July 23, 2013

in Art + Craft

ABOVE: Oak tree mural composed of three large hand-cast, carved, and glazed tiles by Pasadena Craftsman Tile.

From the editors, a sampling of options to add beauty and style to your Craftsman kitchen.

(Click on the small images for a full-sized view)

North Prairie Tileworks

North Prairie Tileworks

Deco with a Splash ‘Three 4” by 8” Deco Tulip tiles form the centerpiece of a backsplash finished with 3” by 6” field tiles in the highly variable Flashy Blue Stone glaze. The filed tiles are $35 per square foot; the decos are $40 each. From North Prairie Tileworks, (612) 871-3421, handmadetile.com

Elkay

Elkay

Flowing & Organic With the shape patterned after the flow of water itself, the Mystic Organic undermount sink in 16-gauge copper measures 28” long x 12½” wide x 4½” deep. Equipped with sound-deadening pads, it retails for $2,574 in the antique hammered finish. From Elkay, (877) 293-5529, elkayusa.com

Pasadena Craftsman Tile

Pasadena Craftsman Tile

Oak in Relief The oak tree mural is composed of three large hand-cast, carved, and glazed tiles. (The darker highlights result from clay showing through the glaze.) Tiles are about 9½” wide x 15½” high. A similar custom piece costs about $1,200. From Pasadena Craftsman Tile, (626) 793-8387, pasadenacraftsmantile.com

Native Trails

Native Trails

I’ll Take Manhattan Perfect as a bar, pantry, or prep sink, the crisply linear Manhattan sink is made of hand-hammered 16-gauge recycled copper. It measures 15” wide x 17” long x 7” deep and uses a 3½” drain. In the antique finish, it’s $1,288. From Native Trails, (800) 786-0862, nativetrails.net

Vermont Soapstone

Vermont Soapstone

Precisely Soapstone Vermont Soapstone custom fabricates its soapstone sinks down to the sloped bottom and precision-cut drain hole. Several are based on original sinks from 1835 to 1910. Call for a quote on a custom sink, countertop or backsplash. From Vermont Soapstone, (800) 284-5404, vermonstsoapstone.com

Grothouse Lumber Co.

Grothouse Lumber Co.

Dense as Teak End-grain butcher block is the preferred surface for cutting. This version in teak is 4” thick with a 1/8” round-over edge profile. It includes one knife slot. Pricing for similar countertops in teak begins at $290 per square foot. From Grothouse Lumber Co., (877) 268-5412, glumber.com

Bendheim

Bendheim

Glass Splash Tempered color-coated glass for backsplashes is available in a wide range of textures and a spectrum of colors. Four times stronger than regular annealed glass, the heat-resistant, VOC-free glass is about $35 to $40 per square foot before shipping and installation. From Bendheim, (800) 221-7379, bendheimcabinetgalss.com

Nantucket Sinks

Nantucket Sinks

Farmhouse Fireclay This farmhouse-style apron-front sink has an offset drain placement to free up under-counter space. The fireclay bowl measures 29¾” long x 18” wide x 10” deep. Available in white or bisque, it retails for $1,500. From Nantucket Sinks, (646) 216-8532, nantucketsinks.com

Bucks County Soapstone

Bucks County Soapstone

Soapstone Beauty The company crafts and installs countertops and sinks for residents of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware, and custom sink orders are shipped nationwide. They use the most advanced methods available, yet the hand-made feel of their products is unmatched by any other source. From Bucks County Soapstone, (215) 249-8181, buckscountysoapstone.com

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