If your kitchen style or kitchen renovation draws upon a period authentic or retro vibe, don’t ruin the look with a contemporary appliance suite. We’ve pulled together our favorite retro kitchen appliances so that these big workhorses in your kitchen add to your look rather than detract from it.
Big Chill sets the standard in many ways for retro kitchen appliances. Not only are their refrigerators perfectly styled for mid century homes, they come in a rainbow of colors allowing you to perfectly customize your fridge to your kitchen design. The Big Chill Original Retro Fridge comes in the above colors as well as beach blue, jadeite green and turquoise.
Star of the Show
Our favorite retro appliance suite comes from the Elmira and Northstar family of kitchen appliances. Their ranges also come in an electric model. And you can find a nice selection of accessories to fully round out your retro kitchen look such as vent hoods and splash backs.
Keepin’ It Classic
This petite model by Classic Retro— measuring just 24 inches– is great for smaller mid century kitchens. Chrome accents really complete the 1950’s look.
Want to pull out all the stops with some impressive bells and whistles? How about a retro refrigerator with a built in beer keg and through-the-door tap? Bravo Northstar.
Heat It Up!
This Galanz microwave is a great budget option when you want all of the style without the full price tag. It’s simple, sleek and it comes in a color called bebop blue!
Smeg excells at packing big retro style into sleek and compact packaged. Their 50s Retro Style Refrigerator comes in both left and right handed door options and clock in at just 24 inches. Another great option for packing high style and efficiency into a small kitchen.
We’d be remiss not to mention the a spectrum of adorable small appliances in the retro collection. In addition to the blender, juicer and espresso machine above they offer everything from frothers and juicers to coffee grinders, toasters and more that are all so charming you’ll want to leave them out on the counter.
The convenience of a programmable drip cofee maker with the sleek styling of a classic 1950s automobile. That’s what you’ll find in this Retro Series 12-cup coffee maker.
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