If you want that solid white look, white appliances are a must, especially the paneling surface for the fridge.
Cozy kitchen showcases white appliances that stand out amongst the wooden cabinetry. There’s an island bar with beige upholstered stools in the middle illuminated by recessed lights fixed to the suspended ceiling.
Bright kitchen with light hardwood flooring and glass paneled windows overlooking a serene outdoor view. It includes white appliances, wooden cabinetry and a marble top kitchen island with built-in shelving.
Spacious eat-in kitchen with white ornate cabinetry and appliances accented with red walls on the dining space area. It is illuminated by a fancy chandelier that hung from the tray ceiling.
Marbled kitchen features glass windows covered in classy valences and tray ceiling with a hanging brass pendant light. It has white cabinetry and appliances along with a round dining table surrounded with white velvet chairs.
Sleek kitchen with white cabinetry and appliances beautifully contrasted with black wood plank flooring and breakfast island that’s topped with a natural wood counter complementing with the barstools.
Black wicker counter chairs sit at a breakfast island in this kitchen with white fridge and stainless steel vent hood mounted on the gray subway tile backsplash.
A dine-in kitchen offers white appliances fitted along the light wood cabinetry. It has concrete flooring and panoramic windows overlooking an enchanting forest view.
Sleek kitchen with white fridge and cabinetry matching with the breakfast island for a unified look. It is lined with black metal chairs and fitted with a sink and chrome fixtures.
Cotemporary white eat-in kitchen accented with blue dome pendants that hung from shiplap ceiling and modern chairs surrounding the wooden dining table.
Charming kitchen boasts a white oven and light blue cupboards with pearl white countertop. It has wood plank flooring and glass windows bringing natural light in.
An open kitchen features a central kitchen island topped with a striped counter and sink. It has a white dual oven range fixed against the white walls illuminated by recessed ceiling lights.
Modern kitchen with a galley layout. It is filled with glossy cabinetry and white oven accented with a vibrant red high gloss backsplash.
A small kitchen decorated with a black and white coral reef wall art mounted above the white cabinetry and fridge. It has a wooden floating shelf fixed to the light blue backsplash that complements with the brown lower cabinetry.
An all wood kitchen with a unified look. It has a central kitchen island fitted with a round sink and white oven and topped with a marble counter matching with the backsplash.
Rustic eat-in kitchen showcases gray glossy cabinetry and white appliances along with a round dining table and green modern chairs lighted by a dome pendant.
A cozy kitchen with white appliances and wooden cabinetry accented with a stone backsplash. It is illuminated by recessed ceiling lights and natural light from the double glass door.
Farmhouse kitchen boasts a rustic mobile kitchen island with built-in storage along with a sliding door that opens to the pantry. It has white appliances and gray cabinetry that complements with the floating shelves.
Rustic dine-in kitchen with white appliances and cupboards topped with a beige counter. It includes glass front cabinetry and a vent hood fixed to the distressed white beadboard wall.
Chrome pendants that hung over the L-shaped breakfast island with built-in shelves and white bar chairs illuminate this kitchen along with skylights fixed to the vaulted ceiling.
A corner kitchen with sleek cabinetry and white appliances illuminated by track lights and natural light that flows through the glass window.
Transitional kitchen features white cabinetry and oven contrasted with a dark wood central kitchen island topped with a marble counter.
Traditional kitchen with white double wall oven fixed beside the cream cabinetry. It has shed ceiling mounted with track lights and hardwood flooring topped with striped runners.
Pros and cons of white appliances
Clean looking: White is popular because it feels clean and minimalist.
Different: Everyone has stainless steel appliances; going with white gives your kitchen a unique look.
Modern: If you like the sleek modern kitchen design, all white with glossy finish does that in spades.
Less smudging: Stainless steel appliances smudge. It’s a big problem unless you get smudge-proof appliances.
Less selection: Because it’s not nearly as popular as stainless steel, there’s much less selection.
Lacks contrast: If your cabinets and/or counter surface is white, you lack contrast in the kitchen which can result in too much white (unless all white is the look you want).
Not as popular: If you plan to sell your home one day, there’s always resale value to consider. Stainless steel are most in demand. I’m not saying white would be a deal-breaker; I’m just saying more people these days prefer stainless steel.
Do you need to get all appliances in white?
No, not at all. In fact many kitchens in our photo gallery above have a white fridge and dishwasher with white oven, microwave and range. You can also a black and white combo where some appliances are black and others are white for the classic black and white kitchen color scheme.
Should you do it?
It really is a personal matter. While I think some of the photo examples above look great and I’m all for unique interiors, I’m with the hordes in preferring stainless steel.