Jess here! So my friend recently bought her first home and needs to do some renovating (she will laugh at the “some” part of that sentence). It’s a bit of a fixer-upper but it’s going to be so wonderful once it’s all done. Soon we will get back those nights where we stay up waaay too late drinking wine/talking and I “have to” sleepover. The gamechanger? I get my own room now! Ok enough about me and back to my friend’s house. She had mentioned she had been perusing our site for design advice and told me how helpful this post was for deciding what kind of bathroom fixtures she wanted. This got me thinking maybe she wasn’t the only one needing some sink/faucet advice since renovations are slowly starting back up again. So if you are confused about sinks and faucets, read through Emily’s thought process for what and why she wanted a certain combo for the mountain house.
I am THIS CLOSE to showing you the final master bathroom plan (UPDATE: Here’s the reveal) but I have to get everything ordered asap (the plumbing and fixtures won’t change, just all the tile and finishes – depending on your vote). Right when I was about to sign off on the product order I had this terrifying thought – Is a wall mount faucet with an undermount sink TOTALLY WEIRD??? Why don’t people do it? All you see is wall mount with vessel sinks? Is there a reason why? To me it’s super clean and simple and if you get the height right it won’t splash too much. So I tasked my team to find some wall mount sinks that did not use a vessel (like above) to make a case pro the “wall/under” combo and calm my nerves.
First, let’s chat about vessel sinks. For many a year (25 years ago) the vessel sink was super popular – those super decorative glass bowls were BIG and fell fast. But a few years ago there was a revival and simpler square or circle ones became the rage.
I even used this one on top of my vintage dresser in our old guest bathroom. It was modern and simple and made that dresser easy to convert to a vanity. Great.
What I am super into right now is wall mount faucets and on our design plan with Kohler I have wall mount fixtures in 3 of the 5 bathrooms, but I have them paired with undermount sinks. And once you plumb for wall mount and tile over it, there is no going back.
So before I hit “send” on my product spreadsheet I wanted to make sure I wasn’t doing something totally weird.
When you google “wall mount faucet” it’s ALWAYS a vessel sink. WHY? What am I missing? Where is that red flag?
All of these look lovely but do you need a vessel?
Are the pros of a vessel that it looks fancier and kinda has another architectural element? I don’t think functionally they are better in fact often if you get a thick one it can take up more counter space…
But it doesn’t keep your undersides clean if you want to do something like the above and below. An undermount sink would be more visible.
The rectangle vessel is also enjoyed by many bathrooms and if we were to use a vessel in the house then we’d likely lean in that direction.
Great. Lovely. Two thumbs (and two vessels) up.
I like them WAY more when they are more shallow and the height doesn’t come too far off the countertop, but then are they not very functional??
There is the option of a vessel that is more in a “bowl” shape meaning that it is more narrow on the bottom then widens as it comes up.
These can lean more traditional but can certainly be very pretty, and all of these examples are showcasing them so well.
Don’t get me wrong. I’m not anti-vessel, I just wasn’t planning on having them. And now I’m questioning myself. So we did a ton of pinning and found many beautiful shots of bathrooms with wall mount faucets and undermount sinks.
I’m feeling much better.
The next question is: what do these bathrooms have in common (if anything) that makes that particular look work, or is there anything to avoid?
While our mountain house has many handmade and warm finishes the plumbing fixtures are all super modern. So while stylistically these bathrooms don’t represent the mountain house, the faucets are pretty modern like some of these that you see here.
Our house is more like these photos, stylistically.
And here are a few more beautiful examples just to really hit it home.
See? The wall mount/under mount combination is beautiful and minimal and simple, no?
Hilariously enough I was panicking so I texted my friend, Nate (Berkus) about it. I was like If anyone is going to give me expert advice, it’s this guy. He said basically yes.
But of course, I’d love you guys to weigh in.
Please tell me if A.) you think this is weird and therefore too risky. or B.) you love it. Or C.) if you have a vessel sink how do you feel about it? Do you wish it were an undermount?
Basically I’d just love a conversation about the pros and cons of vessel sinks or wall mount faucets for that matter … I love the clean look, but am I making a mistake or doing something that will feel super dated in a few years? Weigh in below.
Update: Check out all of The Mountain House REVEALS here: The Kitchen | The Kitchen Organization | The Kitchen Appliances | The Powder Bath | The Living Room | The Downstairs Guest Suite | The Loft | The Kids’ Room | The Upstairs Guest Bath | The Dining Room | The Family Room | The Master Bedroom | The Master Bathroom
Opening Image Credits: Photo by Sara Ligorria-Tramp | From: The Final Mountain House Reveal (for Now): All the Details of My Master Bathroom
Love the under mount sink with a wall mount combo!!
Vessel sinks look oh so lovely and are so not practical. I mounted one on an antique dresser as vanity at our cottage. Even in a second home still not practical and dresser is damaged and extra hard for kiddos to reach. I guess a large and low vessel would be best for these issues but then it is shallow and lots of splashing. Love the look of the wall mount/undermount combo and can’t wait to see your bath!!
Ditto that! Your vessels are cool/inspiring me to make some home edits. My current house came with one of those bowl-style vessels that consumes the countertop-still looks cool, kinda messy and super hard for toddlers to use. Wall mounted faucet + undermount sink sounds awesome in your hands + maybe easier to clean??
Hmm, I disagree. I recently renovated two bathrooms with very modern, cylindrical vessel sinks. I love that nothing rolls off the counter into the sink. They are like a bowl and they do not splash. The modern, wall mounted faucets are at the proper height. One of them sits on a gorgeous and colorful cement tile vanity top.
I think it really depends on the faucet and the vessel! I’ve seen beautiful ones. xx
I love what you are going for. I really love functional, clean, and more minimal interiors so your combo seems like the best of those worlds. Easy to clean and won’t look like a cluttered countertop. I love the wall mount fixtures in particular but I just don’t see them much in our area, sadly. I always think of them as being in more vintage/older homes. Like with those big gorgeous white kitchen sinks with the drain boards all integrated together. Does that make sense? Maybe looking in older historical homes you will get more examples.
While I don’t love the wall mounted tap/undermount sink combo, I’d definitely go for that instead of the vessel sink. I’ve had both types of sinks and while they might look lovely, vessel sinks are not as practical. When it comes to cleaning up it is so much easier when you wiping down the bench with an undermount- you can just grab a sponge and wipe any mess/makeup/excess water straight into the sink. Also I found with the vessel sink (especially with children) that there would always be splashes all over the bench which was very annoying. I would never get another vessel sink/over mount again.
I like the wall mount faucet with the undermount sink. I had no opinion about vessel sinks until we bought our house a year ago and they’re in our master bath. I hate them so so much and can’t wait until it’s in our budget to take them out! Mostly because they’re glass so it’s impossible to keep them looking clean. But I also find it more Time consuming to clean around them and it means our countertops aren’t as high as I’d like.
I was also thinking about the countertops not being as high. So, would you only go with a vessel because a) you like the look? or b) to gain height if you found the perfect, but short, piece for the vanity?
We’re going with a semi-recessed vessel sink for that exact reason. The teak dresser we’re converting into a vanity is a bit too short but with the 3″ of height above the countertop (6.7″ total for the sink – 3.7″ below the counter) it brings the vanity up to “proper” height
I hate vessel sinks. Either I wash my hands wrong or every vessel sink I’ve ever used is positioned wrong. When I encounter a vessel sink it’s seems like all I do is splash water out of the sink because the faucet is too close to the edge. Team under mount all the way!
I’m with Emily R, and have to use the word “hate” when it comes to vessel sinks!
Ditto, vessels are splashy and it is somehow impossible to keep the exterior clean if you have kids. The undermount/wall faucets look great, almost like an old farmhouse kitchen sink (the real steel and porcelain ones, not the trendy soapstone repros).
Same here! I HATE vessel sinks. On top of the practical issues with them, they always take up so much visual space.
I hate vessel sinks, too. I had one for 6 months and then ripped it out. (Then again, maybe it was installed improperly (which, I guess, would require having a pipe to let air out that was above the level of the sink itself), because it never drained quickly and always looked messy.)
So, yes, go for the undermount sink!
Agreed! I think the undermount sink with the wall-mounted faucets looks cool. Plus, then Emily can be one of the first designers to try it out. Anyway, what I really wanted to say is that I *hate* vessel sinks as well. Every time I’ve tried to wash my face in one, I feel like I’m going to crack my forehead on the sink… must be a depth perception thing. I also don’t think they look that great except for maybe the shallow rectangular ones.
I also do not like vessel sinks for that reason, I hit (or almost hit) my head when I try to wash my face. I also find it awkward to wash my hands.
I hate vessel sinks too. They remind me of urinals.
I’m with the folks above. I have a visceral negative reaction to vessel sinks. Yeah, I “hate” vessel sinks.
ha. I don’t hate, but i’m like ‘why do we use them?’ this whole post is an exercise of asking ‘why’.
I’ll be using a semi-recessed vessel sink so that the teak dresser I’m converting into a vanity is at “proper” height. Without the 3″ above the countertop (plus 1″ of quartz counters) my dream vanity would be too short.
I do however really dislike when the vessel sink scale is disproportionate to the vanity/bathroom. I prefer low rimmed vessel sinks. However when it’s shallow splashing can definitely be and issue. That’s why I went with a semi-recessed version from Kraus.
Agree, I hate vessel sinks! Do the undermount.
wall mount faucet, no vessel sink. These examples are lovely. We have a vessel in 1/2 bath it is fine for occasional hand washing but would be very annoying for face washing, etc. Can’t wait for the reveal!
Vessel bowls, NO. The shallow vessels are ok and seem perfectly functional for a bathroom; you’re not doing dishes, right? I do fear how well they drain-staring at toothpaste spit…shudder. I love the wall/under combo. Can’t wait to see your choices!
Not a fan of the vessel sink. I think an undermount is timeless and the wall mounted faucet amazing. Love the blue tiled bathroom with the white round mirror and undermount sink. Sigh!
I think I like the wall mount tap/undermount sink combo? It’s tricky because like you say you don’t see that combination a lot and I think it looks a bit weird but I’m fairly sure it’s only because I’m not used to it!
I love wall-mounted faucets, but I find that vessel sinks aren’t that practical in a full bathroom (though the above examples are certainly lovely). Go with your gut on this one! Go undermount!!
I recently fell.hard for wall mount faucets — about 4 mos too late — so couldn’t use them in our new build. But hands down I would do wall faucet, undermount sink. I hate vessels for all practical purposes stated in comments above, but think with an undermount it’ll be beautiful AND practical.
Ps- I tend to like it best when it’s in a backsplash. It grounds it and gives it a sense of belonging to the sink and not to the wall.
Exactly my thought!! Love the faucet mounted on marble backsplash.
met too and now i’m worried its not our plan! Welp. We’ll see …. maybe that plan can change …
I was liking the last ones you had with the marble coming up at the back so it looks like a modern take of a vintage sink. Still love the vessel sinks but I prefer the low rectangular ones. Don’t know if it’s too kitschy but I’d love a boulder vessel sink in a powder room. 😉
Plus one for mounting the faucet to the backsplash. That’s what we have in our bathroom (like these pics) and kitchen (where the backsplash is part of an integrated soapstone farmhouse sink).
I think people pair wall mounted faucets with vessels BECAUSE they want a vessel sink, not the other way around. I wouldn’t put a vessel anywhere but a powder room – for the reasons mentioned above, but also because it’s hard to clean between the vessel and the wall. Gross. Wall mount + undermount = easiest cleaning ever.
Amber – I was just coming here to say the exact same thing. The cleaning! Oh how I wish I had thought harder about that with my bathroom remodels last year. I thought about it with the toilet (yes, wallmount FTW), but didn’t consider the various configurations and pros/cons with the sinks and faucets.
I am LOVING this wallmount/undermount idea. Next trend.
No to the vessel sink. The water splashes on the surrounds and needs constant mopping up.
They are fine if you are trying to recreate a Victorian look but for a Scandi feel would avoid vessel sinks.
No vessel is my vote !
Well it would b easier to clean around the sink with the wall mounted. I think your eye goes right to the dark ones…not sure faucets and handles are the most attractive from the wall.. I also think they are used in more commercial applications. I did like the ones were the marble was on the back of the sinks . Vessel sinks are great for a hardly used powder room. We had one in the hotel we just stayed in and it was bit of a mess after I washed (splashed water on) my face.
I love the wall mount faucet and under mount sink combo. I’m about to do that combo in my hall bath reno in a few months. Personally, I’m NOT A FAN of vessel sinks at all. I think they look like an afterthought…like the vanity wasn’t designed correctly and someone just plopped a sink on top because there wasn’t enough room to under mount it. Plus, as others have mentioned, they’re messy and a bitch to clean.
Agree! And I always mentally try to put it away. I love a cleared off counter top–I constantly clear my kitchen counter tops of anything extra!!–and to me a vessel feels like a bowl that needs to be put back into the cupboard. And then I’m like, “oh wait! I’m in a bathroom. There’s no kitchen cupboard to put this giant salad bowl into…right, it’s my sink. Uh…now what? Oh, I’m so confused…” I think I would have daily mental circus if I had a vessel sink in my bathroom, but that’s just me.
ha. yes! even though i’m a ‘stylist’ I want NOTHING on my surfaces. so why add a bowl that i can never move?
EVERYTHING gets dated after so much time. Just make a beautiful bathroom and age won’t matter.
Some of the bathrooms in my house are original to its 1929 build. Crazy combos of wacky colored tile and I LOVE IT. The bathrooms are like (doing math in head) almost 90 years old and are still beloved.
Go forth and wall mount or undermount, then put some crazy pants on it, you’ll love it!!! Go Emily!
ah thank you. and I want to see your house 🙂
All of the examples are really lovely, and I 100% understand why you want to stay away from vessel, they just aren’t as functional. The trend I see in the shots I love is the faucet is backed by marble or tile. Excited to see the variations in the bathrooms and the mountain house come together!
I prefer the look of a vessel sink a lot more, the wall faucet/undermount sink; it reads a little public bathroom to me, but agree that they’re a pain to wash your hands in. And as a momma to 5, some times you gotta be practical and when you tell your kids to wash their hands a million times a day, this might be one of those times!
This is basically how I feel. To my eye, wall-mounted faucets and under-mount sinks are fine as long as they don’t lean too far towards a school / airport / public bathroom vibe. Basically, going fancy (doing it with a marble or decorative tile surround, or even just an unconventional tile layout) seems fine in the above photos, but going with a solid, plain tile veers into locker room territory for me. As far as vessel sinks, I like them as long as they’re relatively chunky and have straight sides and walls of a reasonable height to avoid me splashing all over the counter. Anything that looks more tapered and thin makes me think that my clumsy self is going to chip them accidentally.
I personally say no to the vessel sink, but I’m more of of classics Girl 🙂 BTW, I always love to see that vintage dog painting of yours. I saw a couple of vintage paint by number dogs on eBay and they made me think of yours.
Love it! Wish I had thought to do this in my master bath! I don’t know where my head was at that point in our renovation. I have a vessel with a wall mount faucet in the powder room. It was a necessity to make the carved French lard chest the right height and there was no depth for the faucet. The undermount sinks are def easier to keep clean, so I think they are better for bathrooms that get a ton of use (toothpaste 🙂 Also, you won’t lose any counter space in a high use bathroom. Can’t wait to see the whole plan!
Hi! So I just bought my very first condo (yay!) and am looking to redo the bathrooms but the BIGGEST issue for me, one that I have to fix right away, is the vessel sink in the master bathroom. It’s the bowl one (that’s tapered at the base) and while I guess it looks pretty (though really doesn’t match the rest of the exposed brick/industrial vibe of the condo) it poses a huge problem for me. I am 4’11” and I barely reach up to that vessel sink (!!) which means every time I wash my face, I end up with a bib of water on my shirt. Not cute. I think having kids would be difficult for them to reach up to it too. Undermount sinks for the win! Functional for everyone and beautiful! Also all your budget design posts are giving me life!!! Please keep them coming!
Undermounts look more high end, seamless and intentional. My issue is with proportions. The height of wall mount fixture is what catches my eye. Also the length of the spout “sticking out” so to speak from the wall, the depth of hard surface/stone material behind the bowl and in front of it. Non issue if the sink is a one piece integrated bowl. As far as the placement of the drain goes, I think I can live with the spout not reaching it, but in ideal world they would line up. Overall mini “heart attacks” worth the overall DEEZAYNAH look in my opinion. Good luck!
I love what you want to do, without the vessel sink. I think it will look clean, minimal and slightly edgy. Go for it!
I hate vessel sinks. I hate some of the ones you pictured less than others, but practically they make no sense to me. I think the wall mount faucet / under mount sink combo will look totally fine and not weird at all. Plus it probably will be easier to clean around the sink with a wall mount faucet. I’d go for it!
Funnily enough this is exactly the combo we are putting in our master bath. It was first planned that way two years ago (2! Years!). I just had to have the Kohler wall mount faucet you put in your last house. And I hate vessel sinks so we went with an undermount. If you get the height right what’s the difference? I wish I could say it was all installed and finished and looking and working beautifully but the first year of the build was held up with vanity issues and the second year now because of stone issues. I live in an area where marble is not popular (it’s still granite all day long here) so waiting for a remnant to become available has been ridiculous. It’s a small countertop! We do all of the work ourselves too so it’s been a long long process.
Do it! You will probably be done way before me and can llet me know how it’s working out for you.
I did a wall mount faucet and undermount sink in my last house. The bathroom was narrow and small, and it just made more sense. It was also our only bathroom, so a vessel sink was out of the questions since we needed to bathe a baby in it! 😉 I LOVED it. It gave us extra room that basically didn’t exist beforehand. It looked great and the function was perfect for us.
You guys are making me feel MUCH BETTEr. YAY
I REALLY don’t like the look of vessel sinks, although some of the more modern styles are less offensive to me. lol! Something to consider with wall mounted faucets is they will be really hard for small kids to reach by themselves. I would love to install one in one of our bathrooms but won’t because we have small children. Too much of a hassle!
Exciting! I’ve never liked vessels, and always loved wall-mounted faucets, and not had the chance to combine them yet. You’re living the dream. Go for it!
Er. Never had the chance to combine wall-mounted with under-cabinet I mean. That is the ideal.
Whatever you do will be awesome. At 42, I’m not sure how I missed the ugly vessel sink craze of 25 years ago, but glad I did b/c we installed two in our new home and love them both. White – one is rectangular and the other is egg-shaped and tapered. The first is in our bathroom which kids don’t use, looks beautiful, great not to put makeup in wet spot on counter, higher counter and higher sink which my tall husband LOVES. The other is in the basement near the guest room/rec. room. There is a stool under it for when small children use it. Again, we have had no trouble with the counter (both wood) being destroyed and the sinks look great and contain water splashes. I really don’t understand the “not practical” comments b/c that is the opposite of our experience. I guess I am glad I didn’t hear the initial negativity b/c I never would have done them. But under-mounts are so sleek. You cannot go wrong!
Totally agree with you. My experience is that our large rectangle vessel sink is way easier to clean than any of my other undermount sinks. I have 4 boys, it’s the most used and yet is always the cleanest sink in the house. The water doesn’t splash out at all. So I’m just as puzzled as you.
I love wall mounted faucets; we have a small powder bath where I would like to mount one in the future. I have never used a fruit bowl shaped vessel sink where it either A) didn’t overflow or B) had enough space to wash both hands at once; I would avoid those completely. The under mount sinks look great so hopefully scoping out a vessel sink won’t be necessary. I’m looking forward to seeing what you come up with!
I always use wall mounted faucets when I can (we’ve moved a fair amount) because I love the simplicity and the cleanliness. I’ve used them with vessels in powder rooms, but for baths that get regular use I like under mount sinks, especially with kids. As long as you get the faucet height and extension into the bowl right for your sink, it should be great. I think of the vessels as a little gimmicky, and use sparingly…but I way overthink all of this stuff, so understand your hesitation. Good luck!
I really like it and after you posted about wall mount fixtures I was on board and thinking it was genius. A lot easier to clean. I think it looks great without the vessel sink too.
Wall-mount faucet with under-mount sink is the way to go. Vessel sinks are not functional—they are so awkward!
That last photo is beautiful—it’s modern but warm and soothing.
We use wall-mounted faucets with undermount sinks for client projects ALL THE TIME. I have never heard a complaint about it being difficult to use. Personally, I find vessel sinks really distracting and super awkward to use so I steer clear of them. But I think the wall-mount faucet and undermount sink combo is so classic and beautiful. Go for it!
I love it!!
I love the wall mount/under mount combo. In the under mount examples, my eye is drawn more to the faucet and materials (tile, countertop, cabinet), whereas in the vessel examples I’m more focused on the sink. Having worked on a home with vessel sinks already installed (that the owner still really likes despite the following), a few issues to consider: it can be a tight space to wash your face especially when the faucet protrudes too far into the sink “airspace”, either the vanity will be lower or the sink edge will be higher and both have potential comfort issues, the scale of accessories can be impacted (soap dispenser height becomes more of a consideration, trays need to be sized more carefully since there’s already a horizontal mass on the countertop, etc). In a powder room these issues are less important. With under mount you have more versatility in styling and function, and you’re showcasing the faucet (the jewelry of the room).
I have a wall mount faucet with an undermount sink and love it! I love the look of vessel sinks but my experience with actually using them is a different story… undermount is so much easier to live with clean (and for kids to reach and use!) but still beautiful. Different can be good, go with your gut!
Hi! Just did a total remodel on a house and used wall mounted faucets/undermount sinks and us a disaster! Messy, can’t wash hands, certainly can’t wash your face, without making a HUGE mess! I think instead of an undermount sink or vessel, what about an overmount sink? Kind of an in between that gives you a little height but not too much. I might be replacing mine one day with them!
Julie Hoots – we’re using a semi-recessed vessel sink (by Kraus) with our wall mounted faucet which might work for your situation. It sits 3″ above the countertop and 3.7″ below. You get the best of both worlds. A sleek, minimal looking vessel sink and a deeper bowl for less splashing etc.
I’m not a fan of vessel sinks, although it’s just a gut reaction and not actually based on anything. They’re pretty, I just wouldn’t want them myself (I think?). And whether to wall mount or not…. I strangely don’t have an opinion at all :D.
Wall mount with undermount all the way!
So many vessel sink haters! I LOVED my vessel sinks we put in our old house. They were square porcelain and moderately deep. I never had a single issue with splashing or them being hard to clean.
More to the point, I love wall-mounted faucets in either combination! I can’t wait to see it
Oh man, my first thought with that combination is that it looks like a commercial bathroom. You know, like when you go to the mall or Target and use their bathrooms–they often have wall mounted faucets and regular sinks. It looks very industrial to me…I’m not sure I would like it in a home setting. I guess it would depend so much on the finishes and that’s certainly where you excel, so I have faith that I am wrong and it will look great!
The first time I saw a vessel sink, in Munich in 2002, I thought it was so cool! But they are so very annoying to use, and most appear dated to me now (especially the glass bowl ones). Wall-mount faucets + undermount sink = excellent idea. Go for it!
I love the wall/undermount combo. It looks, clean, chic and seems much more functional. Not a fan of the vessel sinks as they seem impractical and also may look dated in a few years.
I love the look of an under mount sink with wall mounted faucet. And I absolutely HATE vessel sinks. Water gets everywhere and the countertops below get flooded. Also, I think they look too try-hard and maybe even a little outdated now.
yes. ‘try hard’ is what brian said. it just seems unecessary but a lot of things are unnecessary in design – its why we label them ‘decorative’ so you have to balance the two (kinda… unless you are a total minimalist).
Yes to wall mount/undermount combination. I think the vessel sink is going to feel more dated later than an undermount would. I’ve also read on other blogs that vessel sink can be very annoying to clean and also difficult for shorter people. I love all the pics you posted of the wall mount faucets and undermount sinks. I agree that it looks very simple and modern.
Strongly prefer the way the under-mounted sinks look with the wall-mounted taps. Any time I’ve used a vessel sink at a hotel or friend’s house to wash my face, it’s been a nightmare of splashing. I do like the way the shallower, wider rectangular vessel sinks look, but given that you have small kids, sink accessibility and splashing are big concerns. I think the under-mount looks cleaner and more intentional.
we have double wall mount faucets w undercount sinks in our master bath. the backsplash is marble with 2 ogee-esque shapes above the sink where the faucets are mounted. I absolutely love it and hope to do it again in our next house. go for it.
awesome. please send pics 🙂
I’ve used vessel sinks before and I’m not a fan, they are high maintenance and messy, hard to keep clean and I have had to mop up water every time I turn on the water, this isn’t practical – no one has time for that nonsense. I love the look of the under-mount sink with the wall mounted faucet. Its clean and modern and it looks easy to maintain… I say go for it. If it was me that would be the route I would take… Good Luck! Looking forward to seeing the mountain home bathrooms all decked out!
I think the undermount sink sink with wall mounted faucet is totally practical as long as it’s well thought out in terms of placement. It helps to keep the surface very clean and uncluttered while also looking very modern and relevant. Go for it! I’m sure you will make it look AMAZING!
I for one think you are on exactly the right track. An undermount sink with a wall mounted faucet is perfect to me – modern, timeless, clean, cool. It’s my favorite possible combo. I don’t know if there’s any logistical/practical reason for all the wall mount + vessel sink combo size you see out there, but I’m sure it’s nothing TOO important….. 🙂