Collaboration: Dolce&Gabbana X Smeg

Dolce&Gabbana and Smeg celebrate Italian heritage in this cool collaboration.

Debuted in Milan at Salone del Mobile 2016 were the first of 100 limited-edition Smeg artistic fridges, each one meticulously hand-painted by renowned artists and transformed into works of art – destined for today’s most exclusive spaces.

Each artistic fridge is individually themed and embellished with a detailed mix of hand-painted motifs inspired by Sicilian tradition.

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Sketching and more than 240 hours of painting went into the creation of these artworks. They were treated with a glaze to ensure their preservation.

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With free creative reign, the artists, from different regions in Sicily, depicted visually spectacular stories unique to their region using acrylics and oil as primary mediums.

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The intense blues and greens, pastel undertones and striking use of black represent the Sicilian sun, sea and hills.

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Browse the gallery above to view a selection of the colourful designs. Each fridge retails at around €30 000 (excluding insurance and freight costs).