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detailaddict

@nsc6...and conversely, others' first impressions upon walking into a white kitchen is that it could use some warmth, coziness and color. I'm sure many kitchens "could" be more modern, but aren't because the cooks don't want them that way. In any case this is obviously a polarizing topic, and it doesn't appear that we've found a way to discuss the pros and cons without people on either side feeling that they have to justify their tastes.

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chemistrykaren

I do think *some* - not all, obviously - go for white not because they truly like it but because it’s easy and safe, and avoids colour decisions. And some do get seduced by fashion. Houzz is great for showing us a panoply of options.

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nsc6

White means cleanliness to most I think. Sterility actually leaps out at me from all those stainless steel that they have in a hospital.

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