A Gentle Tap Is All That's Needed To Open This Fridge's Doors

Popping into the fridge for a quick snack isn't that difficult a chore, so why would anyone need an icebox with auto-opening doors? Well imagine yourself needing one last ingredient while your hands are covered in whatever you're baking, and you'll realize the genius of Toshiba's Vegeta line of refrigerators. » 1/18/13 9:30am 1/18/13 9:30am

Flatshare Fridge Separates Your Roommate's Rotten Food From Yours

If you've ever lived with a roommate who seems to enjoy experimenting with mold in your communal fridge, you can probably appreciate this invention from Austrian design student Stefan Buchberger. The Flatshare Fridge, one of nine finalists in the Electrolux Design Lab 2008 competition, consists of up to four stackable… » 9/16/08 11:00pm 9/16/08 11:00pm

Miele's New Giant Fridge Can Double as a Morgue

I don't know if these fridges are the norm in the US, but it seems to me like Miele's latest giganormous fridge from their Master Cool line—shown here at IFA 2008—has to be the biggest fridge ever available to megalomaniac consumers and potential serial killers. They should christen it The Walk-In Fridge, because this… » 9/02/08 8:00am 9/02/08 8:00am

Gorenje Fridge Table Lifts Food, People Frozen in Carbonite

The Home Appliances halls at IFA 2008 have some of the best stuff in the fair, like this Gorenje fridge table, which seems to be a brand obsessed about doing really Star Trekish stuff » 9/02/08 6:40am 9/02/08 6:40am for the kitchen. The table—with a central fridge that smoothly raises to give access to food and beverages, and a security system to…