These are not rules; these are things to consider. The article title is misleading.
On the stage of the kitchen, faucets seem to play a lesser supporting role to the sink. But faucets have the ability to impact function and form in the heart of your home. The right faucet will not only save you time in the kitchen, but it also can be a pretty substantial design statement. When choosing a kitchen faucet, it helps to keep in mind the four C’s: convenience, clutter elimination, conservation and, of course, coolness quotient.