LUMBERTON, NJ -- Blanco, the German manufacturer of finely made sinks and faucets, has won the honorable 2013 KB Culture Award for the Modex kitchen sink workstation. Sleek in design, the innovative sink belongs to the Silgranit II collection. Modex is also a 2013 IDEA (International Design Excellence Award) finalist and a 2012 Red Dot International Design Award winner for its distinct raised profile, cubic style and innovative dual draining system.

Blanco Modex kitchen sink
Blanco has won the honorable 2013 KB Culture Award for the Modex kitchen sink workstation. 

KB Culture offers a popular and selective review of products, places and perspectives central to kitchen and bath design. The site is produced by Leslie Clagett, a well-known industry editor and author and has a following of thousands around the world.

"In the kitchen, islands, while frequently loaded with functional elements are often flat, visually empty planes," stated Clagett. "With its sculptural, above-counter profile, Modex changes that, adding much-needed dimension to the island without sacrificing work space."

The coveted IDEA competition draws thousands of entries each year from 39 countries around the world. Winners include standouts from Method, Samsung, Herman Miller, Microsoft, OXO, Panasonic and more.

Noteworthy characteristics of Modex include its resistant to heat, chips, scratches and food acids. It also offers the impervious Hygienic+Plus protection that shields against bacteria and dirt.Modex comes in Cinder, Anthracite and White.