It’s strange that the vintage Italian-styled design you’d associate with automobiles also finds itself being seen in kitchen appliances too. Following the lines of the Volkswagen refrigerator we saw and loved last year is Smeg’s retro-style toaster. With its curvilinear body, beautiful automotive hues, and generous use of chrome details (there’s a full chrome variant too that has my heart!), Smeg’s retro toaster embodies the classic Italian vintage aesthetic that we still see today with the likes of the Vespa and Lambretta.
Inspired by the design styles of the 1950s, the retro style toaster comes with a stainless steel ball lever knob that allows you to lower the bread into its toasting chamber, and a backlit chrome knob to choose between toasting, reheating, defrosting, and bagel-toasting. Pretty advanced for a product that embodies such a beautiful retro vibe!