but, white just looks so fresh and clean and bright. Black, white, and stainless steel kitchen appliance finishes have saturated the industry for years and now a color rebellion is on the rise. The shiny finish hides smudges and fingerprints better than its traditional stainless steel counterpart. Build & Buy Car Buying Service updated version has a glossy sheen that almost has the look of glass We now rent, and our landlord put in a sweet stainless steel, french door, freezer drawer, counter depth fridge, and we previously had (in our condo) a pretty plain, white, standard depth fridge on top,freezer on the bottom and…..I HATE OUR NEW FANCY ONE AND MISS THE OLD ONE! I was one of those pushing the white and you guys smartly went big with the freezer below. :DReplyCancel, A great countertop to go with white appliances is Cambria Whitney which is the whitest white with flecks of mirror. I just don’t dig giant fridges, but to each their own! The standard finishes are much more durable and easier to maintain than the cheap grades and thicknesses of stainless used on residential appliances. That might come back to bite us when we get to the kitchen reno. White! Our house has a dark kitchen (espresso wood cabinets, black tile blacksplashes, marbled grays for countertops) and the appliances from our builder were all stainless steel … but no fridge! Between 2 dogs I already feel like a crazy woman trailing around the kitchen removing smudges on the daily!ReplyCancel, White was the right choice. It is so awesome!!) Thanks!ReplyCancel, We built the top and put it on an old media cart! LOVE THEM.ReplyCancel, I love smaller appliances but they cost so much in the states. i'm told white appliances are making a comeback but most of the kitchen photos I've viewed have stainless steel. It matches every wood tone and finishes. Eeks.ReplyCancel, I LOVE that you went white!! Stainless steel is the go-to option if you want your kitchen to look modern, sleek and trendy. Good choice on the white.ReplyCancel, Congrats on the big purchase! People like stainless steel. Black Stainless Steel. Amazing ! and now it’s just a fridge. Tip: We ended up purchasing ours from Best Buy, as they had a 10% cash back in-store incentive (which’ll go towards the stove!). Good luck with the kitchen rehab. Their popularity continues, even though more homeowners are opening up to other styles and finishes. I recommend that people go with what they like and what works best for them, not what industry marketing dictates as “in”. It stops visitors in their tracks! Samsung Black Stainless Steel Appliances at Yale Appliance in Framingham In terms of appearance, black steel is a different hue of stainless and coordinates well with most cabinets' styles. White is a million times easier to keep clean and I think it just looks classy. Got my first stainless setup (in 1997!) This sleek, modern looking style is appearing on more an more Whirlpool refrigerator models. Crazy! White cabinetry can work with black appliances; you just need to make sure that hardware matches Picture a white kitchen with black stainless steel appliances-- the ultimate contrast. Stainless Steel Some say dull, others say classic, but no matter what you think of them, white appliances are here to stay. Doh! If you have stainless appliances a stainless sink will merely complement them. But I quickly got sick of it because of the smudge factor, and soon everyone and their brother had stainless. and – as weird as this may seem – some of the wheels were more noticeable. Form follows function. If I had to do it over, I would totally pick the white. But then, you guessed it, I got bored of that too. I love-love-love the bottom freezer and holy space inside! 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