2016.01.13 Stainless steel appliances are holding firm and more 2016 kitchen trends

Stainless steel in holding firm. Don’t worry that your stainless fridge is going to be a hulking outdated monster in a few years.

A kitchen makeover by designer Iantha Carley. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post)

A kitchen makeover by designer Iantha Carley. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post)

A whopping 75 percent of those surveyed were going with stainless for the new appliances in their updated kitchens (White came in at 10 percent and black at 8 percent)