More than a metre in length, with the tap and drain positioned at opposite ends of the dramatic sink span, water cascades through the 8-inch-wide tapered preparation/work area, much akin to a stream or river.

"Whether homeowners use this award-winning design as a workspace for messy school projects or to engage partygoers with group cooking assignments, we imagine designers will love this innovative design," said Steve Sorensen, director, marketing services, Elkay Division.

The striking lengthy sink design was developed to be the focal point of family gatherings and entertaining and is basically a secondary sink.

The name derives from a river located in southeastern Connecticut, which derives its name from the Pequot term "missi-tuk," describing a large river whose waters are driven into waves by tides or wind.