Stainless steel is a form of steel containing chromium that is resistant to tarnishing and rust. It has been a material that has been a staple in many kitchens across the country. Stainless steel appliances have a look that is timeless and modern which improves the aesthetic of a home. Not only are stainless steel appliances aesthetically pleasing, but they are functional and practical as well. The material does not easily corrode, rust, or stain when coming into contact with water. Stainless steel’s resistance to corrosion, staining, low maintenance, and familiar luster make it an ideal material for many applications across different industries.
Buildings use stainless steel for practical and aesthetic reasons because during the art deco period the most famous example of this was the top of the Chrysler building located in New York City. The entire top of the building is entirely made of stainless steel, and because of the strength and durability of the material many buildings like the Chrysler building still have their original facade. Stainless steel is used in many construction projects theses days because the material is so durable, and the fact that the material is weldable enough to be molded into aesthetically pleasing shapes and sizes makes this material perfect for architecture. Also, stainless steel is used in bridges, monuments, and automotive bodies. Many artist have chosen to use the material because of how long it lasts in different environments and its ability to not corrode or rust; the fact that the material can also be easily shaped into various shapes and sizes, makes it an ideal material for artist use.