A reader tip confirmed that SMEG refrigerators are now available at Sears — opening up accessibility to the colorful and compact chillers for many more potential consumers. The smaller scale, retro-style Italian fridges became available in the U.S. only recently and the move to Sears is significant as it means financing is an option, too.
Electrolux sponsored a design contest that asks entrants to imagine which home appliances will be used in the year 2050. The eight finalists came up with some amazing solutions to problems most of us haven't even imagined yet.
Yesterday while at the dentist's office, our 21 month old hit something on the TV remote and brought up a menu we couldn't figure out how to get rid of. We asked the question, "What did you push?" rhetorically, but she immediately pushed it again and fixed the screen. And this is just a simple television:
I spent a few hours yesterday at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show and, among other things, got a good dose of stove lust as a number of the high end range companies were there. Amidst all the big, beefy grills and brightly colored dials, I felt myself strongly influenced by the look and feel of each of the grills and longing for something that seemed original with not too many bells and whistles. So I decided to pull together a list of all the MOST BEAUTIFUL range companies I knew (money, no object) so you'd have plenty of eye candy on this rainy Monday and also so you'd have a starting point for the day you outfit your dream home. Enjoy!
Maybe it's our habit of always living in older apartments or just our Mid-Century Modern sensibilities, but we love the aesthetics of a retro stove, and know we're not alone! Encompassing a number of styles and ages, retro stoves are unique and fun. Do you think they're charming or too old-fashioned?
It's not surprising that some of the appliances we keep in our homes can be injury inducing if handled incorrectly or carelessly. We found this list to be pretty intriguing, though, of the 16 most "dangerous" household gadgets.
Q: I'm totally in love with Big Chill refrigerators. I love their retro look and modern-day efficiency. One would look perfect in my tiny bungalow. The problem is, I don't have almost $3,000 to drop on a fridge. Do you know of any less expensive fridges that still have this retro character?
AGA Rangemaster launched four limited edition celebrity designed cookers to celebrate the 300 year anniversary of the Coalbrookdale foundry where all AGAs are born. The launch will form part of the ‘Great British Cooker’ campaign.
As a renter with a New York galley kitchen, one of my kitchen dreams is to have a proper range hood above the stove to help maintain the air quality in the small apartment while cooking. Appliancist has rounded up some very unique designs from Italian company Barriviera Cappe that bring some fun and funky to function.