Refrigerator of Art

Smeg & Dolce&Gabbana

FAB28R-DG

CR02RD

Opera
Apollo and Daphne and the Paladins of France
Artist
Biagio Castilletti and Damiano Rotella
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Artist

Biagio Castilletti and Damiano Rotella

Biagio Castilletti was born in Ragusa Ibla in 1974. As the grandson of a Sicilian cart driver, he had a great admiration for carts ever since he was a child, and never missed an opportunity to draw them on every piece of paper within his reach. When he was twelve, he built his favourite toy on his own: a miniature cart which he decorated himself. As a teenager, he spent much of his time in the workshops of artisans creating carts. Here he learnt the fundamental skills that allowed him to open his own workshop in the town of Riposto, Catania. Biagio met the young Damiano Rotella in 2003, when Damiano was working as an apprentice in the workshop of Di Mauro and Zappalà, in Aci Sant’Antonio. Since then the professional lives of the two artists became entwined. Biagio, intrigued by the youngster’s initiative, started to visit Damiano’s workshop, giving him advice and support. This led to a friendship based on trust, mutual collaboration and a passion for craftsmanship, leading them to create a brand of quality and experience in 2011.

Opera

Apollo and Daphne and the Paladins of France

Enamel and oil, 60 x 151 x 68.2 cm The surface of this refrigerator is clearly inspired by the colours and decorative motifs of carts from Catania, painted over lacquer, a particularly refined technique used by very few masters that reached its greatest splendour in the 1930s. The baroque decorations such as acanthus leaves, masks, eagles and putti painted against a backdrop in deep shades of garnet, green and blue, have been reinterpreted on the panels of this refrigerator. The sides are painted with a “mennula” motif (“almond” in Sicilian dialect) which divides the space into lozenges, at the centre of which are painted profiles of the Paladins of France, Orlando on one side and Bradamanteon the other. Painted on the door is a mythological subject featuring Apollo and Daphne, whose subtle shading echoes the technique reserved for the most prized carts. A “Paparuni” (“poppy” in Sicilian) decorates the top, a recurring motif in the Sicilian tradition that is also picked up on the sides.

Type

Ventilated: Forced distribution of cold air in the refrigerator compartment, which allows even temperature distribution within the fridge. The automatic defrost system works by automatically defrosting at regular intervals eliminating the need to defrost altogether.
Product Family: Refrigerator
Installation: Free Standing
Category: One Door
Cooling type: Fan assisted
Defrost: Automatic for refrigerator, manual for freezer
Hinge position: Right
Hinge type: Standard
EAN code: 8017709226466

Aesthetics

Colour: Decorated / Special
Finishing: Glossy
Aesthetics: 50's Style
Serie: Refrigerator of Art
Collaborations: Smeg & Dolce&Gabbana
Design: Rounded
Material: Heat-moulded
Handle type: Fixed
Handle: External
Handle colour: Chrome
Side material: Steel
Side colour: Decorated / Special

Refrigerator compartment features

LED interior lighting: is a more energy efficient and long lasting way of illuminating the interior of the appliance.
No. of adjustable shelves: 3
Number of fruit and vegetables drawers: 1
Type of crisper/vegetable drawers cover: Standard
Type of adjustable shelves: Glass
Crisper Cover: Yes
Bottle shelf: Yes
Type of crisper/vegetable drawers cover: Glass
Internal light in fridge: Yes
Type of internal light (fridge): LED

Refrigerator Inner Door

No. of door shelves with transparent cover: 1
Number of adjustable door shelves: 1
Adjustable door shelves with wire support: Yes
No. of bottle shelves: 1
Bottle shelves with wire support: Yes

Other Refrigerator features

Ventilated: Forced distribution of cold air in the refrigerator compartment, which allows even temperature distribution within the fridge.
Fan: Yes

Other technical features

Type of temperature control: Electro-mechanical
No. of compressors: 1
Type of compressor: Standard

Performance / Energy Label

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Category of the household refrigerating appliance model: 7 - Refrigerator-freezer
Energy efficiency class: A++
Annual energy consumption: 180 kWh/a
Total gross volume: 256 l
Fresh Food compartment - Storage Volume: 222 l
Fresh Food compartment - Gross Volume: 230 l
All Frozen Food compartments - Storage volume: 26 l
Total storage volume: 248 l
4 Star compartment - Star rating: 4
Temperature Rise Time: 12 h
Freezing capacity: 2 Kg/24h
Climatic class: SN, N, ST, T
Airborne acoustical noise emissions: 39 dB(A) re 1pW

Electrical Connection

Electrical connection rating: 90 W
Voltage (V): 220-240 V
Frequency (Hz): 50 Hz
Power supply cable length: 180 cm

Logistic Information

Dimensions: 1530x601x732 mm
Width: 601 mm
Product width with maximum doors opening: 962 mm
Height: 1530 mm
Depth without handle: 732 mm
Product depth with handle: 732 mm
Product depth with doors open at 90°: 1148 mm
Net weight (kg): 75,1 kg

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