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Color, Color and More Color


If you have the urge to match your appliances to your back splash, BlueStar offers a color program unmatched in the residential appliance industry.

Plus I get to show you a few sneak peaks of their new line of wall ovens to be offered in 190 different colors. These pictures are not even in their web site yet!

So What Colors are the Most Popular with BlueStar Consumers?
I contacted Keith Wolf, BlueStar’s Vice President of Marketing. Here are the facts provided by BlueStar:

BlueStar offers our Residential Nova Burner (RNB) line of ranges in 190 colors. Currently, there is no charge to order a range in any of the 190 standard colors.

Of the 190 colors, over 140 different colors have been ordered.

Custom colors: BlueStar can custom match almost any color – 23,000 different colors are possible. There is a fee associated with color matching.

More than 40% of BlueStar’s range sales are colored ranges.

Our most popular colors are our Ruby Red, Steel Blue, and Jet Black.

Consumers appreciate the ability to express themselves through the color of their kitchens/ranges; we’re also hearing that some consumers find the colored ranges easier to keep clean than stainless steel.

We are about to introduce a line of wall ovens that will also be offered in 190 colors. Previews shown below.

To find a color, we recommend that consumers visit a BlueStar dealer to view a RAL color swatch book. As you probably know, the colors on screen don’t always match up with the printed versions.

Preview of new Blue Star 24” single oven

Preview of new Blue Star 30” double oven

BlueStar Color Options

Visit BlueStar – Color Configurator to preview how one of their ranges looks in various colors, click here.

BlueStar ranges are available in 190 different colors – the most color options of any range in the industry. For a preview of how one of our ranges looks in various colors, click here.

RAL® Color Chart

Use this guide to assist your color selection. Please note: This chart is intended as a reference guide only. RAL Computer Video simulations displayed may not exactly match RAL®-identified color standards. Use current RAL Color Publications for most accurate color.

RAL 1000
RAL 1001
RAL 1002
RAL 1003
RAL 1004
RAL 1005
RAL 1006
RAL 1007
RAL 1011
RAL 1012
RAL 1013
RAL 1014
RAL 1015
RAL 1016
RAL 1017
RAL 1018
RAL 1019
RAL 1020
RAL 1021
RAL 1023
RAL 1024
RAL 1027
RAL 1028
RAL 1032
RAL 1033
RAL 1034
RAL 2000
RAL 2001
RAL 2002
RAL 2003
RAL 2004
RAL 2008
RAL 2009
RAL 2010
RAL 2011
RAL 2012
RAL 3000
RAL 3001
RAL 3002
RAL 3003
RAL 3004
RAL 3005
RAL 3007
RAL 3009
RAL 3011
RAL 3012
RAL 3013
RAL 3014
RAL 3015
RAL 3016
RAL 3017
RAL 3018
RAL 3020
RAL 3022
RAL 3027
RAL 3031
RAL 4001
RAL 4002
RAL 4003
RAL 4004
RAL 4005
RAL 4006
RAL 4007
RAL 4008
RAL 4009
RAL 4010
RAL 5000
RAL 5001
RAL 5002
RAL 5003
RAL 5004
RAL 5005
RAL 5007
RAL 5008
RAL 5009
RAL 5010
RAL 5011
RAL 5012
RAL 5013
RAL 5014
RAL 5015
RAL 5017
RAL 5018
RAL 5019
RAL 5020
RAL 5021
RAL 5022
RAL 5023
RAL 5024
RAL 6000
RAL 6001
RAL 6002
RAL 6003
RAL 6004
RAL 6005
RAL 6006
RAL 6007
RAL 6008
RAL 6009
RAL 6010
RAL 6011
RAL 6012
RAL 6013
RAL 6014
RAL 6015
RAL 6016
RAL 6017
RAL 6018
RAL 6019
RAL 6020
RAL 6021
RAL 6022
RAL 6024
RAL 6025
RAL 6026
RAL 6027
RAL 6028
RAL 6029
RAL 6032
RAL 6033
RAL 6034
RAL 7000
RAL 7001
RAL 7002
RAL 7003
RAL 7004
RAL 7005
RAL 7006
RAL 7008
RAL 7009
RAL 7010
RAL 7011
RAL 7012
RAL 7013
RAL 7015
RAL 7016
RAL 7023
RAL 7024
RAL 7026
RAL 7030
RAL 7031
RAL 7032
RAL 7033
RAL 7034
RAL 7035
RAL 7036
RAL 7037
RAL 7038
RAL 7039
RAL 7040
RAL 7042
RAL 7043
RAL 7044
RAL 7045
RAL 7046
RAL 7047
RAL 8000
RAL 8001
RAL 8002
RAL 8003
RAL 8004
RAL 8007
RAL 8008
RAL 8011
RAL 8012
RAL 8023
RAL 8024
RAL 8025
RAL 9002
RAL 9004
RAL 9005
RAL 9018

About Blue Star

The Prizer-Painter company has been building stoves since the 1800’s. They have always had specialized niche products and stayed under the national consumer radar, until now.

For many years, Prizer built a complete and successful line of commercial style home ranges for the Garland Company, a well known commercial equipment manufacturer. Garland’s corporate entity has since decided to discontinue their home division, so Prizer re-entered the marketplace under their own name and the tag “Blue Star.” The exclusive star shaped burner, which they were allowed to keep by Garland, is a key selling feature due to the Chef preferred flame pattern allowing heat to wrap around cookware better.

Their overall workmanship and construction quality is unsurpassed. Probably the “Best in class” so far as we are concerned. The cooking performance is simply terrific. You wont find dual fuel electric ovens or sealed burners here…yet. Their high BTU burners are the top of the class at 22,000BTU’s. The large ovens will hold a full size sheet pan, have convection circulation and an infrared broiling system. You may need to buy some new, heavy duty cookware to make this power worth while, but if you love to cook and want the tools to help you perfect all the many cooking techniques, the Blue Star is a great choice.

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Author:

Laurie Burke, connected to the design and construction industry since 1996. A seasoned residential kitchen and bath design specialist , Laurie has designed thousands of kitchens & baths as well as other cabinetry projects requiring technical precision in design drafting utilizing state of the art 2020 software for creating accurate plans and elevations. Through on- going product knowledge training and a desire to always stay current with an evolving marketplace, Laurie Burke maintains a strong command of knowing the appropriate Fit & Finish materials required for a residential remodel to meet the budget, the timeline of a project and a client's need for a finished product that meets their satisfaction. Kitchen Designer by trade, foodie, techie, weekend traveler for fun. For more information contact me at burkeKBdesign@gmail.com http://laurieburke.houzz.com

2 thoughts on “Color, Color and More Color

  1. Kudos to those with the confidence to order a colored range. It was all I could do to go with red instead of black knobs on my stainless range!On another topic, could you please discuss what to put behind a range–pot filler versus shelf, or can anyone have it all?

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  2. Yes, color is a bold statement. My Friday post shows a kitchen neutral in color so the colorful artwork takes center stage. Pot fillers, I will talk about that too in a post to come or the issues I have with pot fillers. Laurie

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