Our Final Addition to Our Seasonal Colors
December 11, 2018
Curated by Interior Designer Eric Cohler, ‘Winter Solstice’, the 2nd in a series of four distinct color palettes, was inspired by seasonal ingredients used by home chefs
Blandon, PA, December 6 – BlueStar®, manufacturer of handcrafted, high-performance kitchen appliances for the home – and a pioneer in customization and color innovation – announces Winter Solstice, the second in the new, award-winning Savor the Seasons color collection curated by internationally acclaimed interior designer Eric Cohler. Inspired by the flavors and colors of fresh ingredients and the natural world, this collection features four custom seasonal palettes, all designed to inspire home chefs to create a personal space that reflects their passion for cooking and entertaining.
The Savor the Seasons collection is being introduced by season, with Autumn Abundance announced this fall. Winter Solstice is a cool collection of comfort colors (Sage, Grape, Cocoa Bean and Ice) that bring the outdoors inside. Sage is a sweet green color like that of the culinary herb which has woody stems and grayish leaves. This subtle color looks great with wood tones, stainless steel and various types of stone. Grape combines the calm stability of blue and the fierce energy of red. Cocoa Bean, an earthy brown, is rich and luscious, and is simultaneously both classic and modern. Ice, a steely light blue, is nature’s color for water and sky. The color is wet and cold, and because it is so pale, it can function as more of neutral and blends easily with other finishes. Cohler recommends pairing this color collection with antique brass trim for a rich look.
BlueStar® has been a leader in appliance color and customization for more than a decade and is the only pro-style appliance brand to offer virtually unlimited options for personalization across cooking, ventilation and refrigeration, including more than 750 colors and finishes, metal trim options, as well as highly customizable cooking surfaces and doors.
“The ability to customize to each client’s personal style and taste is unusual – and extraordinary – in the appliance category,” said Cohler. “I am so excited to work with BlueStar to help create livable, bespoke palettes that are at home in virtually any kitchen.”
Recently recognized as an Honoree in the prestigious Interior Design 2018 Best of Year Awards, the four seasonal color collections work seamlessly together, so a homeowner can design an entire kitchen space using the collection as inspiration – from the color of the appliances, to the cabinets, to the accent pieces. Each palette features Cohler’s personal recommendation for a metal trim, from antique brass to pewter, to complement each season’s specific collection. They are timeless and can be integrated into traditional, contemporary and modern kitchen and living styles. Coming in 2019 is Spring Awakening and Summer Bounty.
BlueStar® offers an online “Build Your Own BlueStar” tool where customers can build a custom dream product to their unique specifications. BlueStar appliances are designed and built exclusively by BlueStar® in Pennsylvania. For more information, visit www.bluestarcooking.com.
Designed and built in Pennsylvania since 1880, BlueStar® cooking, refrigeration and ventilation products are handcrafted for discerning home chefs who demand restaurant-quality results in their own kitchens. The award-winning line includes high-performance gas ranges, cooktops, electric and gas wall ovens, complementary kitchen ventilation hoods and premium refrigeration. BlueStar® is the only pro-style appliance brand to offer virtually unlimited options for personalization, including more than 750 colors and trims as well as highly customizable cooking surfaces, swing and French oven doors, and restaurant accessories like salamander broilers, charbroilers, Frenchtops and oversized ovens that fit commercial sheet pans. Design a customized BlueStar® appliance online at “Build Your Own BlueStar”. For general information, visit www.bluestarcooking.com.
About Eric Cohler
Acclaimed for his distinctive ability to fuse classic and contemporary elements, Eric Cohler is the original “Mixmaster” and designs spaces that look carefully composed yet are luxuriously comfortable. Cohler’s extensive experience in both residential and commercial interiors is seen in projects throughout the US, Europe and the Caribbean. His work appears in almost every interior publication and he has made numerous television appearances on CBS, HGTV, Bravo, NBC, PBS, and “The View” on ABC. A well-respected keynote speaker on design, art and collecting, Cohler holds an MS in Historic Preservation from Columbia University’s School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, and a Certificate from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design and Oxford’s New College. Eric’s memoir, “Cohler on Design,” won the Elevate Award in 2016 for the best book on interior design. He is working on his next monograph, “Cohler on Art,” which is to be published in 2019.