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Color for all seasons | press release | color trends | BlueStar

January 3, 2014


(Reading, PA – January 3, 2014) – Add a little sizzle to the kitchen – and a bit of fashion runway flair – with a customized BlueStar® professional gas range decked out and looking radiant in the newly announced Pantone® 2014 Color of the Year: Radiant Orchid.

This warm purple features pink hues and fuchsia undertones and is this year’s “IT” color according to Pantone®, a leading authority on the hues used in paint, fabrics and manufacturing, which describes Radiant Orchid as a modern and “surprisingly versatile shade.”  Look for variations of this color in fashion, housewares, cosmetics, textiles and other common items throughout the year.  Deeper shades of purple have been on the upswing as well; Sherwin-Williams recently announced that its 2014 Color of the Year is a murkly violet called “exclusive plum.”

In addition to clothing and accessories, color also is making a splash in kitchens for people who not only take cooking seriously, but who want to make a personal design statement in the most treasured and active area of the house.  While refrigerators tend to be covered up with wood panels, the range has become the last stronghold of design in appliances.  BlueStar’s unparalleled 750+ colors and finishes make this easy.  “People are discovering that small bursts of color can make a kitchen pop, and there’s no more predominant accent than a range,” says BlueStar Vice President of Marketing Eliza Sheffield.

“Consider a range in a vivid shade, or add just a splash of color to a stainless steel range with Radiant Orchid knobs.  BlueStar offers consumers nearly unlimited customization options that enable you to really personalize your statement kitchen,” says Sheffield.

No matter what the current color rage, BlueStar’s color palette of over 750 colors and finishes is made to complement any kitchen decor, and to reflect any fashion trend in the world of color.  BlueStar® premium cooking products offer virtually unlimited personalization options with its wide variety of color options as well as endless configuration capabilities for range tops, wall ovens and range hoods.  BlueStar offers an interactive website tool entitled “Build Your Own BlueStar” which allows anyone to customize a new BlueStar range by choosing everything from the intensity of the burners to the color of the knobs and the range itself.

Handcrafted in Reading, PA since 1880, BlueStar ranges come in an infinite number of unique configurations, including grill and griddle options, to accommodate all cooking needs.  Not only are BlueStar ranges, cook tops and ovens restaurant grade but its wide array of 190 different colors make any kitchen more unique.  Of course BlueStar offers stainless steel as well, but who wouldn’t want a true professional and colorful kitchen that will make foodie friends turn 50 shades of green with envy?

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