Although the refrigerator line wasn’t introduced until 1990s, its iconic mid-century design makes it feel as though it has been a kitchen staple for many decades.
Each refrigerator is made in Italy and features glass shelves, with a bottle rack, produce drawer, two egg shelves in the door, and an icebox. (Perfect for storing the best ice cube tray).
Stick with a classic red, black, or mint green Smeg (pictured) $1,999
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Launched in the late 1950s by a family of blacksmiths and kitchen builders, Smeg produced one of the first gas cookers with an automatic switch-on function. Their line of ovens, dishwashers, sinks, hoods, and refrigerators soon followed.