As designing a 50's retro kitchen becomes more popular, so too does the demand for authentic-looking retro appliances. Sure, there's the real thing - the refurbished stove or converted 50's refrigerator - but there are also fantastic reproductions of the originals that combine the technology of today with mid-century style and class.
Anyone with the desire to create a truly retro 50's-style kitchen can purchase 50's reproduction appliances that have all of the modern state-of-the-art features without compromising one iota of classic style. Refrigerators, ranges, microwaves, and dishwasher panels, along with smaller appliances are all available to the 50's retro designer at heart.
The retro-styled refrigerators being manufactured today have the same streamline styling of the originals, complete with the choice of top or bottom freezers and the signature silver emblem details. They are large capacity, Energy Star efficient with all the bells and whistles you would want in a high-quality refrigerator. They even come in all the yummy colors that a true 50's enthusiast craves - flamingo pink, buttercup yellow, Robin's egg blue, candy red, and mint green, along with the standard white, bisque, black and silver.
The 50's reproduction ranges also boast state-of-the-art features, such as self-cleaning ovens and high-speed radiant elements. You can purchase them to match the color and style of your retro-styled refrigerator, and they even offer a matching range hood if so desired.
The 50's retro-style microwave is new to the appliance scene, and it is a beauty like its previously mentioned relatives. Along with all of the great features you would expect, it is also available with color-matched or stainless steel sides. It comes in all of the delicious 50's retro colors, too!
In order to complete your 50's retro kitchen, there are several small appliances to add to its countertop appeal. You can find toasters, coffee makers, mixers, blenders, ice cream/yogurt machines, coffee grinders, drink makers and more in many home and/or home appliance stores and online.
As the quality and appeal of these 50's reproduction appliances are top notch, be prepared to also pay top dollar, especially for the large appliances. But if your budget allows, you will no doubt agree that the investment is well worth the enjoyment you will receive as you cook, bake, and entertain in your very own 50's retro kitchen.
The author enjoys hosting gatherings in her 50's retro kitchen. She and her partner also design retro-inspired greeting cards and invitations. View their entire collection for your retro party at http://www.retrocoolcards.com