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Like Whatthefont but for interior products? Help me find my dream sink?
May 3, 2014 8:30 AM   Subscribe

Is there a website/forum/secret society that can help identify specific products from pictures submitted? This time, specifically, I'm looking for this gorgeous bathroom sink, or something remotely close to it. But in general, i wonder if there's place that functions like Whatthefont does for fonts, where you upload a picture, and a community of enthusiasts can comment with their best guess on the origin of the item. Thanks!
posted by PardonMyFrench to Home & Garden (8 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
 
Maybe Reddit's /r/homeimprovement or /r/diy.
posted by kindall at 8:40 AM on May 3


People post "where can I find . . . ?" questions on ApartmentTherapy sometimes. Like this question.
posted by Mouse Army at 8:44 AM on May 3


Not helping in the general case, but that bathroom sink seems to be from a company called Agape: Below: in the remodelled powder room, an anastasia Wiltshire portrait hangs above a hand basin by italian design firm Agape.

My guess is that it's Ottocento painted black, with black hardware.
posted by jacquilynne at 9:11 AM on May 3 [1 favorite]


Another option is a reverse Google Image Search:

1) Go to http://images.google.com
2) Click on the lil camera icon in the search field
3) Upload from your computer, or give it a URL of a publicly-accessible image
4) Hit search!
posted by slater at 9:13 AM on May 3


For part two of your question: um, Ask Metafilter?

I mean, you got your exact sink there in less than an hour (jacquilynne absolutely nails it, and the sink comes in a two-two white/dark grey version so it's probably not even painted). I bet if you added an update asking for additional similar sinks you'll probably get more suggestions. I mean, Italian designer sink with only 3 dealers in the US too complicated? Here's some Kohler options (Bannon, Brockway, Iron Flute with console mount) that should be much easier to source.
posted by drlith at 9:54 AM on May 3


You may have some luck with Houzz.
posted by DayTripper at 10:21 AM on May 3


Oh wow indeed, Metafilter wins! Thanks guys for the options, i should have no problem taking from there. I'm based in the NL, but as long as i know the manufacturer i can probably manage to get it delivered.
I'll keep an eye on apartment therapy, but indeed, the efficiency of Metafilter is unbeatable!
posted by PardonMyFrench at 10:55 AM on May 3


There are some real obsessives on the Gardenweb forums who answer questions like these.
posted by msbubbaclees at 7:14 AM on May 4


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