10 Easy Pieces: Architect-Designed Faucets

At Remodelista, we are drawn to objects designed by architects. Whether it’s cutlery, crockery or large-scale sofas, bringing rigorous design to the objects we interact with on a daily basis makes the experience more enjoyable. The proportions are perfected, the ergonomics are taken into account and the materials are of the best quality. Here, we profile the best kitchen faucets (and a few bath faucets) designed by architects.

Designed by Italian architect Antonio Citterio for Hansgrohe, the Axor Citterio
Above: Designed by Italian architect Antonio Citterio for Hansgrohe, the Axor Citterio 2-hole kitchen faucet has a pull-out spray; $ 560.16 at Quality Bath.
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Above: A design classic, the Vola KV1 Mixer, designed for the kitchen or bathroom, was first designed by Danish architect Arne Jacobsen in the middle of the century. The faucet costs $ 1,567.50 at Quality Bath.
Designed by architect Raul Barbieri for Zucchetti, the rotating sink mixer with high arch spout is available in chrome or satin with the option of custom finishes such as gold and rose gold.  Available through Streamline Products.
Above: Designed by architect Raul Barbieri for Zucchetti, the rotating sink mixer with high arch spout is available in chrome or satin with the option of custom finishes such as gold and rose gold . Available through Streamline Products.
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Above: Another model from Arne Jacobsen, the Vola HV1 bathroom faucet is available in a range of colors; $ 1087.50 at Quality Bath.
The Hansgrohe Axor Citterio pull-out kitchen faucet is a unique model by Antonio Citterio for $ data-src =
Above: The Hansgrohe Axor Citterio Pull-Out Kitchen Faucet is a one-off model from Antonio Citterio for $ 1,045.50 at Ferguson Showrooms.
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Above: The Boffi Eclipse 1-hole basin mixer is designed by StudioCharlie company for use in bathrooms. Contact for pricing and ordering information.
British architect John Pawson designed an incredibly clean and minimalist kitchen faucet for Obumex, a Belgian kitchen company, in 95. Contact Obumex for more information.
Above: British architect John Pawson designed an incredibly clean and minimalist kitchen faucet for Obumex, a Belgian kitchen company, in 1995. Contact Obumex for more information.
Also from Antonio Citterio, the Hansgrohe Axor Citterio single-handle kitchen faucet has a propeller-shaped handle;  $ 55data-src =
Above: Also from Antonio Citterio, the Hansgrohe Axor Citterio single-handle kitchen faucet has a propeller-shaped handle; $ 551.52 at Ferguson.
The Kallista Vir Stil faucet is designed by interior designer Laura Kirar and features tubular details.  Contact Kallista for ordering information.
Above: The Kallista Vir Stil faucet is designed by interior designer Laura Kirar and features tubular details. Contact Kallista for ordering information.

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