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These appliance finishes will make you forget stainless steel

Stainless steel has been a popular choice for kitchen appliances, but these unique finishes are worth a look.

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Smeg + Dolce & Gabbana

The Italian manufacturer Smeg worked with fashion design house Dolce & Gabbana for a line of appliances. The line features bright prints that reference classic Sicilian puppet theater and traditional Italian pottery.

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Smeg small appliances

Smeg and Dolce & Gabbana also collaborated on small appliances with vivid designs.

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Smeg C30GGRU Gas Oven

Smeg also sticks with solid colors, like this red Smeg C30GGRU gas oven.

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Smeg's Portofino line

The stoves in this Smeg line come in yellow, red, white, orange, black or olive green.

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Big Chill

The company Big Chill is known for its colorful, retro-inspired appliances, including this stove.

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BlueStar

You can customize the color of ranges from BlueStar.

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GE Appliances' matte-white

GE Appliances introduced a matte-white option for its Café series of kitchen appliances.

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GE Appliances' matte-black

The Café line also comes in a matte-black finish.

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GE Appliances hardware finishes

You can personalize the hardware on appliances in the Café line. The finishes are (left to right) brushed copper, brushed bronze, brushed black and brushed stainless.

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GE Appliances

GE Appliances also has a black slate finish for some of its appliances.

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Whirlpool

The manufacturer debuted a sunset bronze option for some of its kitchen appliances.

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Haier

At the 2016 IFA consumer electronics show, manufacturer Haier displayed the different color options for its Series 60 or Series 70 fridges.

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Hestan barbecue grill

There are even colorful options for barbecue grills, like this one from Hestan.

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