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Would black appliances look ok in a white gloss kitchen?

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selee Wed 14-Oct-09 23:27:26

We are getting a white gloss kitchen and love the look of stainless steel appliances but worry about the cleaning! Would black appliances look ok?

bebesequin Thu 15-Oct-09 16:46:56

Definitly my SIL who is super stylish has white gloss kitchen with black smeg fridge/freezer and black dishwasher- ovens are stainless steel with black trim- looks fine to me - Iused to have black fridge/freezer with an oak kitchen in my last place-It will be fine

TheDevilEatsBabies Thu 15-Oct-09 16:49:24

oooh, yes, it sounds lovely!

you'd have to be more meticulous over cleaning black stuff, though because smears look more obvious.

selee Fri 16-Oct-09 08:34:11

Do you think black would be more high maintainance then? Thanks for the replies.

TheBlairSnitchProject Fri 16-Oct-09 08:39:28

I have an almost white kitchen (imagine the colour of milk. It's not gloss though) and we went for Stainless steel appliances - blooming fingerprints are the bain of my life!!

Black would look fine - monochrome is very stylish at the moment

Lovemyshoes Fri 16-Oct-09 08:47:34

Yes, they would look fab, but, don't have even numbers, ie, fridge, dishwasher, cooker and microwave.

I know this sounds daft, but it always seems more pleasing on the eye when appliances that stand out etc are in odd numbers.

bebesequin Fri 16-Oct-09 21:02:53

The black fridge freezer I had in last place was easier to keep looking good than the poxy stainless steel one I've got now-but that is the problem with kitchens-you have to use them and then you discover the cleaning issues- easier if you have no DCs or pets- I have a cleaner and shes pretty good for inside info on maintainance as she 'does' for a few -warned me against granite etc -never the less I went ahead- she was so rightsad

FritesMenthe Fri 16-Oct-09 21:10:20

Domestic slattern here with a black cooker and a black Bosch dishwasher, in a pale blue kitchen. Both look fine with a quick wipe. I'd say much better bet than stainless steel.

Seeking a black fridge freezer if anyone has recommendations?

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