Italian artist Marco Menaballi uses a white FAB28 as his latest canvas to raise money in the fight against cancer Continue
Have you ever opened up a fridge to find it contains ingredients with little connection to one another, only to think on your feet and create a delicious dish which you still recall today with relish and a hint of pride? Continue
Smeg and Fiat merge form and function to create an extraordinary new item for the "FIAT 500 Design collection". Because a refrigerator is not just an electrical appliance, and a bonnet is not just car part.
"I’m really happy that, we’re launching this product. It is the result of years of work, and it reawakens a historical collaboration between Smeg and Fiat, and not forgetting the creativity of Italia Independent – says Lapo Elkann - The Fiat 500 is an Italian icon that from now can even be found in another dimension, in bars and peoples living rooms all over the world". Continue
The Smeg oven and hob designed by Marc Newson are now officially listed amongst the very best of International design. The collaboration with Newson was sought by the Italian company who were determined to develop a product line with one of the most talented designers in the world of influential contemporary design. Continue
Smeg created the 50’s style retro line in the mid-90’s. The first product, the fridge, was an immediate planetary success due to its indeterminate appeal, it is a fridge that does not limit itself to be only a fridge. Its aesthetic and the world that it conjures up, the unique tone that it thrusts upon the kitchen makes it rather "post-fridge", a refrigerator that transcends its function, becoming an emblem of culture. This is the history of one aesthetic line, and it also represents the company philosophy that has changed and continues to change the concept of domestic appliances, pushing forward the accepted boundaries, for example, in the study of form by world famous architects. Continue