Bi-Axis Concept Fridge Switches Up the Kitchen

Bi-Axis Concept Fridge Switches Up the Kitchen

Taryn Williford
Aug 13, 2009

In a world where it seems you can get just about anything customized to your space, we're still really limited in appliance variations. Range tops sit four in a square and rest on top of counters. Ovens are always shoved between cabinets. And, of course, the refrigerator is always upright and standing on it's own—until now...

This concept refrigerator/freezer was designed with Samsung in mind and is far more customizable than any fridge we've seen before. The entire thing can be flipped on it's side to give a new look to an old friend.

Because the division between cooking and living areas in modern homes is slowly disappearing (just check out the dominating trend of open kicthens!), the designer intended for this fridge to look more like a piece of furniture than a hunking domestic appliance.

The back of the fridge is a smooth surface, and not a mess of dusty coils like we're used to seeing. The doors and shelves can be switched around depending on whether you need a traditional vertical cooler or a unique sideways appliance.

We love how, when oriented horizontally, the refrigerator/freezer combo almost takes on a look like a dining room sideboard. We love the extra "countertop" surface space!

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