Maybe it started with the retro Smeg toasters, which have been adding micro pops of pastel pinks and blues to kitchen countertops. Or perhaps those bold-colored and arty KitchenAid mixers warmed us up for the latest kitchen trend. Whatever the case may be, colorful appliances on a much grander scale — think ovens, refrigerators and dishwashers — are mounting a design takeover in kitchens, replacing more traditional black and silver appliances.
“A kitchen is more than a destination for food prep, cooking and all things scrumptious,” Jennifer Alonso, Design Studio manager for luxury home builder Ashton Woods in Charleston tells us. “It’s a space dedicated to conversation, celebration and memory making.”