BLANCO and BlogTour NYC

I have a big double sink in my kitchen, in fact I have a big double BLANCO sink. We are downsizing to a condo within the year and our kitchen sink will be downsized as well. I have never had a single sink in my kitchen...always double for me, but countertop space will be at a premium in the condo. I must admit I was having a wee issue with this soon to be enforced change. I use both sides of my sink every day...for food prep, washing, stacking and drying of dishes. I was recently introduced to two BLANCO sinks that may have allayed my single sink trepidation. BLANCO ONE collection...three single sink sizes with coordinating accessories. Each under-mount ONE Single sink has a 9" depth bowl, is made from 304 Series Stainless Steel and comes in Satin Polished Finish.

Untitled.jpg singl medONE Single Medium has 25 x 18" bowl

Untitled.jpg super singleONE Super Single has 30 x 18" bowl

Untitled.jpg XL singleONE XL Single has a 30 x 20" bowl

Untitled.jpg acccessoriesONE Accessories fit each of the ONE single bowl sizes:  Magnetic Sink Caddy, Custom Grid for protecting the sink, Workstation for sharp knives, Ash Compound cutting Board, and a Multi Level Grid exclusively for XL Single bowl. The ONE kits or à la carte  accessories enable your sink to do double and even triple duty with ease while accessory integration allows for clean prep surface.

The second BLANCO Single sink I have become familiar with is the raised edge ATTIKA Steel Art™ sink. It is available in two sizes 20.5" x 18.5" x 8.25" D  and  26.75" x 17.75" x 10" D and is also made from 304 Series Stainless Steel, 18 Gauge Stainless Steel and comes in SatinPolished Finish. This drop-in sink is gorgeous and a must consideration if an under-mount sink is out of the question.

Untitled.jpg ATTIKANow that I have seen how glamorous and functional the BLANCO ONE and ATTIKA Single Sinks are, I'm confident that downsizing from a double to a single sink will be quite manageable. I do know that BLANCO is the chosen sink manufacturer for each condo unit, but I am not apprised of which BLANCO model. Stay tuned!

In anticipation of EARTH DAY, Modenus #BlogTourNYC was invited to do live videos with BLANCO, another one of our fabulous sponsors.  We were asked to join BLANCO PR rep Lori Dolnick in the DIFFA table displays area while attending AD Home Design Show. BLANCO has joined DIFFA's Specify With Care® program in an effort to ensure that DIFFA has resources to help HIV/AIDS  organizations. BLANCO is donating a percentage of their sales from the award winning ATTIKA™ sink shown above... in their effort to support DIFFA's fundraising goals. Lori divided us into 4 groups of three and each group was asked three questions.

1. What Earth Day or Earth Friendly tips do you have for home and for the kitchen? save water, recycle, compost, buy eco-friendly products etc. How can people save the earth every day?

2. If you were to compost or if you do compost -  what would you put in the BLANCO SOLON Compost System? How can we connect our indoor and outdoor environments more?... Composting inside to gardening outside.

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3. What do you do to connect with the outdoors in your home?

The four Earth Day videos are a representation of 3 questions asked with a wide range of answers. Twelve bloggers who live in varying communities from several US states and 2 cities in Ontario, Canada answered the questions with eagerness a variety of helpful tips, and solutions. I encourage you to view the four videos on  BLANCO  by Design  and enjoy our answers and the various ways in which we all endeavour to participate in Earth Day, EVERYDAY.  One thing was certain after the interviews....we all agreed that BLANCO SOLON Composting System was practical, great looking and a convenient way to encourage kitchen composting. My family is diligent about composting and our city, Ottawa, has a compost pick up service every week. Right now, our compost goes into a little brown bag fitting into a plastic container under the sink. The bag is removed when full and put into our outdoor green recycling bin until garbage day. It can be a bit messy. I'm seeing the benefits of installing a BLANCO SOLON Composting System in my house very soon, and hopefully in our condo as well.

A hearty Thank You to BLANCO for  Modenus #BlogTourNYC sponsorship and to Lori Dolnick for making all 12 of the bloggers "famous" in her Earth Day videos.

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