Big Chill Color Spotlight: Cherry Red

Looking to make the mouths of your kitchen guests water with a sizzling shade of cherry red? Red is an appetite stimulant, making it a popular and classic choice for kitchen or restaurant decor. Once commonly seen across diners and burger joints of the 1940s and 1950s, cherry red has graduated into modern times and can be seen in kitchens of all shapes, sizes, and decorating themes.

Cherry Red is a standard color in both our Pro and Retro collections, making it a signature Big Chill color that will forever remain a classic when it comes to kitchen decor.

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Big Chill Color Spotlight: Cherry Red

Big Chill Color Spotlight: Cherry Red
Big Chill Classic Refrigerator in Cherry Red with Brushed Brass Trim

Appliances are a creative way to bring cherry red into your kitchen, making for an easy pop of color that is simple and sophisticated. Paint an accent wall cherry red to spice up an otherwise white kitchen, or splash cherry red across cabinets and backsplash tiles. Either way, cherry red is a classic color that will never go out of style.

Big Chill Color Spotlight: Cherry Red
Big Chill Pro Refrigerator and Big Chill Retropolitan Refrigerator in Cherry Red

When you think of the term ‘classic color’, cherry red is often one of the first colors that come to mind. A color as juicy as at the fruit itself, cherry red has been commonly used in kitchen decor for over sixty years and counting. A popular color for kitchens of the 1950s, cherry red looks sharp when paired with retro-inspired refrigerators, stoves, and kitchen accessories like barstools or toaster ovens.

Big Chill Color Spotlight: Cherry Red
Big Chill Big Chill 30″ Retro Electric Induction Range in Cherry Red

Cherry red also finds a spot in modern kitchen decor, looking particularly sophisticated in a matte finish, or when paired with raw or painted wood. Cherry red is an attention-grabbing hue, making it important to thinking strategically when pairing it with other colors or materials. Let cherry red be the star of your kitchen by selecting supporting neutral colors and materials that don’t compete with the attention-grabbing shade.

Big Chill Color Spotlight: Cherry Red
Big Chill 30″ Electric Wall Oven in Cherry Red

For those looking to go big and bold, large pops of cherry red on appliances, walls, or cabinetry add big personality to your kitchen. For those looking for an understated pop of the bright hue, cherry red makes for a small but satisfying addition of color to your kitchen when used on cookware or accessories.

Big Chill Color Spotlight: Cherry Red
Big Chill 48″ Pro Range in Cherry Red

Cherry red found a friend in homes of the 1940s and 1950s, quickly becoming popular in kitchens and dining rooms across the United States. Popular vintage fruit prints included red cherries and apples, gracing everything from glassware to window curtains.

Big Chill Color Spotlight: Cherry Red
Big Chill Pro Microwave in Cherry Red

If red is your favorite color, it is said that you are bold, boisterous, and full of energy. A stimulating color that can raise one’s blood pressure, red is a great choice for an accent color. Red is said to represent love, life, and power in many cultures, making it the perfect addition for those who want to go big and bold in their kitchens.

Big Chill Color Spotlight: Cherry Red
Big Chill Retro Studio Refrigerator in Cherry Red

Big Chill Color Spotlight: Cherry Red

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Big Chill Color Spotlight: Cherry Red