Harvest Gold & Olive Green: New Kitchens in Old Colors

We all know those old kitchen colors like harvest gold and olive green from the 60's and the diner-inspired pinks and mint greens of the 1950's. Normally, those colors make one think it's time for an update. But what about when they're used in sleek new kitchens?These new kitchens use those old colors to beautiful effect. The colors alone still have strong throwback power, but the minimalist designs and shiny lacquered finishes bring them up to date.

What do you think of using a dated old color in new form?

Related: Kitchens the Color of Ice Cream: With Recipes to Match

(Images: Cheryl Maeder/ShelterPop, AFGH Architects, Kitchen Design Ideas, Beautiful Kitchens, Emily Jagoda, Apartment Therapy)

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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and son in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.

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