Well, this is certainly a vivid answer to the oft-asked question, What comes after stainless steel. Just in time for Eurocucina, the homely FAB 28 fridge has been gussied up by none other than Dolce & Gabbana in a limited edition of 100 handpainted appliances. The price tag—about $33,500—might possibly put a chill on your enthusiasm. smeg.com
Leslie Clagett is a seasoned yet passionate observer of the international kitchen
and bath industries, and the founder of KBCULTURE.com. An editor at publications ranging from Arts +
Architecture to Kitchens & Baths, she is also the author of The New
City Home [The Taunton Press], among other books. Leslie has a
tremendous respect for quality design and the people who labor in its
pursuit; her discerning eye has been known to get a little misty in the
presence of true beauty.