Ship sinks are not as common as other types of sinks. However, these over-the-counter sinks are available in styles such as square frame, round body, round or rectangular outline. “Unique materials such as stone, glass, porcelain and copper give these sinks their own statement,” says Tuttleman.

Eric Moore, Kohler’s senior interior designer, tells Freshome that ship sinks are a popular choice for washrooms, but can be used anywhere. “A ship sink is a good focal point and a statement in space,” Moore said.