Having an extra large sink in the bathroom is good for a number of reasons. First, it makes it easy to share a bathroom without encroaching on the other person’s space. Second, it creates a unique focal point in the bathroom and makes the space more original. Third, extra long sinks make cleanup faster especially if they’re used in a bathroom shared with kids.
To give you some ideas of how you could include an extra large or trough sink in your bathroom, here are 20 inspirational photos.
1. This long sink has a wood divider on top of it that lets water flow underneath it and provides an extra spot to store a few small items.
Paul Raff Studio designed this bathroom in a light-filled home. Photography by Ben Rahn/A-Frame Inc.
2. This trough sink replaces the countertop and lets two people get ready comfortably at the same time.
Bathroom designed by Wanda Ely Architect.
3. This extra long sink fits right in to the extra long countertop and gives each person plenty of space to get ready.
C.F. Møller designed this bathroom in a contemporary home in Denmark. Photography by Julian Weyer.
4. The round edges of this trough sink make it extra easy to clean and matches the other rounded feature in the bathroom, like the tub and the toilet.
Bathroom designed by Asdfg Architekten. Photography by Michael Pfisterer.
5. This large sink looks even larger by being placed right up against the fully mirrored wall.
Bathroom designed by IFUB. Photography by Sorin Morar.
6. The long rounded trough sink gives this bathroom a stylish and sophisticated look.
Bathroom designed by Contekst. Photography by Nils Van Brabant.
7. Water disappears down an invisible drain in this extra long trough sink.
Pitsou Kedem Architects designed this bathroom in a penthouse apartment. Photography by Amit Geron.
8. The hardware of this trough sink matches the hardware throughout the bathroom and creates a stylish, cohesive look.
Clayton Orszaczky designed this bathroom in a contemporary barn-inspired home. Built by Robert Plumb Project. Photography by Murray Fredericks.
9. The long dark trough sink in this bathroom works with the rest of the dark colors in the room and makes the bathroom feel neutral yet warm.
CC Arquitectos designed this bathroom in a single bedroom home in Mexico. Interior design by Habitación 116. Photography by Rafael Gamo.
10. The bright blue countertop of this bathroom makes the clean white trough sink really stand out.
STUDIO3PLUS designed this bathroom in a modern apartment. Photography by Cosmin Dragomir.
11. Matte black hardware and a bright yellow drawer unit coupled with the long white trough sink, give this bathroom a fun, modern vibe.
I/O Architects designed this bathroom in a garden oriented home. Photography by Assen Emilov.
12. The faucets of this long sink are on the ends of it rather than along the back, making the trough sink in this bathroom even more unique.
Marcelo Montoro designed this bathroom in a modern home in Brazil. Photography by Gustavo Xavier.
13. This long sink is built right into the counter and sends water down the back through the invisible drain.
See more photos of this house, here. Photography by David Blank.
14. This marble trough sink matches both the countertops and the shower creating a sophisticated and unified look.
Felipe Hess designed this bathroom in a modern house with a rooftop party space. Photography by Ricardo Bassetti.
15. The extra long design of this trough sink lets three people use it at once and makes it easy to wipe down when it’s time for a clean.
sagemodern designed this bathroom in a rustic contemporary home. Photography by Lisa Petrole Photography.
16. This trough sink runs almost the entire length of the bathroom.
A-cero designed this bathroom in a modern home in Madrid.
17. There’s just enough room on the ends of this trough sink to allow for the essential bathroom things, like toothbrushes and soap to be stored on it.
Saunders Architecture designed this bathroom in a contemporary home in Norway. Photography by Bent René Synnevåg.
18. Two people can easily get ready at the same time in this bathroom thanks to the extra long sink that creates a convenient double vanity.
Specht Harpman Architects designed this bathroom in holiday rental in Mexico. Photography by Taggart Sorensen.
19. Here’s another example of an extra long sink that has a divider sitting on top of it to provide a spot to keep things like towels and cleansers and divide the sink up evenly.
Forestgreen Creations designed this bathroom in an elevated house. Photography by Lisa Petrole.
20. This marble trough sink features an invisible drain that allows for a seamless and stylish design.