Whenever I see pastel pink appliances, I'm instantly reminded of Barbie's Dream House. But pink has another, more grown-up side to it. Take this sultry little number by Gaita Interiors, which combines the energy, glamour, and exoticism of Bollywood with traditional shaker cabinetry and contemporary finishes.
But how do you keep pink from becoming too saccharine or too precious? The answer seems to lie in incorporating hefty doses of neutralizing black, white, stainless steel, and concrete. The above examples were selected for their sophisticated take on this complex color. Pink may still be too girly for some, but it needn't be childish.
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Images: 1. Gaita Interiors, 2. Living Etc., 3. Danielle Deboe, 4. Prue Ruscoe, 5.