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SMEG ART: AND THE WINNER IS…

Matt Blackmore has been named this year’s SMEG Art Design competition winner with his travel-themed entry, ‘Round the World’ - inspired from a Blackmore family treasure of a travel trunk that belonged to his Great Grandmother. Continue

SMEG ART

Do you remember the competition launched in 2013 by Smeg New Zealand that we told you about a few months back? It was a full-on style competition, open to all New Zealand designers, with the challenge for each of them to customise a FAB28. Continue

Hometta's travels, #2

Here we are again with an update on the adventures of Hometta, the mobile home from the design on board+ collective that is travelling across Europe in search of artistic and design experiences in the company of a white FAB10. Continue

On holiday with Smeg

As the weather improves and summer approaches, you will no doubt be feeling a desire to get away on holiday. Exotic beaches, foreign capitals, or even a break closer to home – there is always something to suit all tastes and all budgets. Continue

UPCYCLED SMEG FRIDGE TURNED INTO COCA-COLA MACHINE

Drew Bennett, from Ashford near Kent, has managed to create an unbelievably stylish Coke dispensing machine out of an old Smeg Fridge that he found in a skip! After being cast on the rubbish heap after its previous owner accidently smashed the door, he took the unloved Smeg FAB28 Fridge into his upcycling workshop and showed it some much needed care and affection! Continue

Around Europe in One Hundred and Eighty Days

If you happen to be driving around Europe in the second half of 2014, pay attention – you might run into Hometta (http://www.designonboard.it/the-project/), the new motor home designed by Ludovica+Roberto Palomba and sponsored by ADI, which is currently preparing to embark on a European tour rich in Made in Italy design and art experiences. Continue

SMEG WINS "GOOD DESIGN 2010" AWARD

The Chicago Athenaeum acknowledges Newson for Smeg oven and hob.

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, NOT JUST PRODUCTS. CREATION

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. Continue

ARCIMBOLDO'S GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN

Do you remember the painter who famously painted food arranged to resemble faces and human beings? Noses were made from courgettes, cheeks were round ripe tomatoes, and hair was straw and savoy cabbage. Not only are artists of our time following in Arcimboldo’s footsteps, but they’re also doing it with a splash, in a tasteful and refined way. Continue

CULTURE AT-20° DEGREES

People, who believe that in minus zero temperatures the human mind begins to stop thinking and fall into a deep sleep, are making a big mistake.

It is a common theory that when the temperature drops well below zero degrees everything stops functioning including a person’s mind and their capability of taking on ideas about new and cutting edge design and traditionally stick to what they know. Continue

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