Orange is the perfect summer color, commonly associated with joy, warmth, sunshine, and having some good old fashioned fun. When summertime arrives, orange lends its cheerful nature to the warmth that the sun brings with it. When summertime departs, orange lends its rich warmth to the colors of the changing leaves.
Orange is the only color of the spectrum whose name was taken from an object – the orange fruit. A bright and animated color, orange is immediately uplifting to the soul and mind. Orange was a popular color scheme for homes of the 1960s and 1970s, representing an embrace of bold color schemes and even a positive change in society. Orange as a favorite color is said to represent optimism, enthusiasm, and a great desire for socialization and human companionship,
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One of the standard colors in both our Retro Collections and Pro Collections, no rainbow would be complete without the warm harmony of the color orange. Nestled in between red and yellow, orange harmoniously blends the warm tones of the two colors for a combination that can uplift the energy of any space that features it.
Big Chill Original Retro Refrigerator in Orange
Big Chill 30″ Electric Wall Oven in Orange
Retro Orange: One of our favorite Big Chill kitchens, the kitchen below features the Big Chill Retro 30″ Stove, the 30″ Bungalow Hood, and the Pro Microwave in Orange. We love the combination of bright orange appliances, clean subway tiles, gray cabinets, and sophisticated lighting.
These orange hues have more of a red tone to their base, lending for rich orange shades that are not only bright but sophisticated in their own unique way. Use these deep orange tones in your kitchen for an unexpected pop of color that pairs well with a surprisingly long list of coordinating shades. White and gray are easy matches, while colors like blue and green lend for beautiful contrasts of warm and cool shades when paired together with orange.
Big Chill Custom Colors: #2001 Red Orange, #2012 Salmon Orange, #2004 Pure Orange
These bright orange hues have a more yellow-toned base, creating orange shades that are cheerful and uplifting. These orange colors pair well with a variety of other shades, from complimentary warm tones to bold and contrasting cool tones. Try cobalt blue, turquoise, or parrot green for eye-catching color combinations.
Big Chill Custom Colors: #2010 Signal Orange, #2000 Yellow Orange, #2011 Deep Orange, #2003 Pastel Orange
Big Chill Retro Original: The light and airy kitchen below features a Big Chill Original Retro Refrigerator in orange as its sole pop of color. We love the way it pairs seamlessly with the light subway tiles, wood flooring, and playful patterns on the surrounding accessories.
Big Chill Retropolitan Refrigerator in Orange
Big Chill Retro Studio: The cozy kitchen below features a Big Chill Studio Refrigerator in Orange, adding a warm splash of color to the dove gray cabinets, sleek marble countertops, and exposed brick wall.
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