In the Kitchen, Black-tie Optional

August 9, 2016:

Be bold, be modern and luxuriate in black.  In fact, matte black is beginning to rival stainless steel in the kitchen.  While BlueStar is known for over 750+ colors and finishes, right now basic black is getting the recognition it deserves.  Black is back, and it looks great.  We’ve been seeing a lot of bright, white kitchens lately but that doesn’t mean they’re your only choice.  At the other end of the spectrum are these dusky spaces with black appliances or black cabinets or black tiles on the floor or walls.  Whether paired with white or rich woods, a black backdrop makes for a beautiful, invigorating place to cook.

BlueStar 48" Range in Matte Black
Pictured: 48″ BlueStar RNB Series Range in Matte Black with Copper Accents

There are endless ways to truly personalize your pro-style home kitchen with BlueStar.  If you need powerful professional grade appliances, and unmatched design options, BlueStar has you covered.  BlueStar’s gas ranges, rangetops, wall ovens and chef inspired accessories offer versatile appliances with multiple levels of use and power.  The over 750 colors allow exhaustive color combinations and all black everything is one very exciting choice for the bold hearted.

A statement-making all black kitchen has a clean, simple, yet rich elegance.  Whether you’re going for ultra sleek and modern, urban sophistication, or rustic elegance, black is a daring choice that offers both clean lines and luxurious tones.

All white kitchen featuring a 60" BlueStar range in Matte Black

If you don’t want to go completely dark, you can add splashes of color with BlueStar’s custom trim and knob options.  These are also available in excess of 190 colors that can be added to just the knobs.  Trim can add sparkle and glamour to your appliance.  While silver, chrome and stainless steel are three metallics commonly used in the kitchen, warmer metals, like gold, copper and bronze, also should have their moment to shine.  The texture and gleaming finish of metallics provide a stunning accent to most palette choices and are at their most dramatic against a black backdrop.

The winning kitchen from the 2016 BlueStar Kitchen Design Contest
Pictured: The winning design of BlueStar’s 2016 Kitchen Design Contest from Heidi Piron.

Those who like the idea of black but are tentative might consider introducing one or two black elements.  Chicago design studio KitchenLab has used black accents like islands, lighting, kitchen ladders and window treatments, and of course, a matte black range as a centerpiece.  Artwork and textiles incorporating black with brights, whites or subtle neutrals like sage, putty and cream add drama.

BlueStar 48" RNB Series Range from KitchenLab

The all black kitchen is a classic power look matched only by BlueStar’s powerful range of appliances.  There’s no better way to capitalize on such design acumen than with equally beautifully performing appliances.  With the new BlueStar Built-in Refrigeration line won’t only complete your kitchen’s look but exceed your performance expectations.  Featuring commercial style design and performance, our Refrigeration line offers advanced food preservation capabilities, unique features for the discerning home chef and unmatched customization options.

The all black kitchen is a classic power look matched only by BlueStar's powerful range of appliances.


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