b'Walk into any trendy new kitchen in recent years and thereSmeg have a great range of products to encompass and is likely to be a common componentSmeg appliances.enhance any design whether its country or contemporary, That occurrence isnt one that is the result of luck; Smegsays Mal. has invested much effort during the years into not onlyI think we have gone through the white-on-white stage making its appliances technologically advanced and highwith kitchen design and now people want more colour in performance, but in leading current kitchen fashions. choices. Smegs ranges meet that need. The Linear black An example of that investment is the Smeg Linear series,and white range offers choice while still being neutral designedspeciallytoreectthetrendinstreamlined,enough to complement any kitchen.minimalist kitchens.I tend to design contemporary kitchens, to create nice And now, Smeg are at the forefront of another turn inlines within a kitchen, and the Linear series, in particular, fashion, reintroducing white and black appliances. enhances that beautifully.But theres no need to cringe at distant memories ofThe Linear series has alternative colour options, and includes mumswhitefreestandingcoilcooker.Todayswhitea range of half ovens, pryolitic ovens, from 60cm to 100cm ovens from Smeg look quite different, made from opaquewide hobs and the KTS75C designer rangehood.white glass rather than enamel, and complemented by 12www.smeg.co.nzoven functions and the latest cool door technology. LED displays, rear illuminated knobs and symbols that light up when the oven is in use create a space-age appearance.its all black and white Smegs new 72-cm wide Linear hob is designed so that the trivets appear to oat above the hob. A new burnerAs a showcase to the Smeg Linear black and design allows the ame to go directly upwards, ratherwhite range, this kitchen at the Kitchen Things than from the sides, giving a more intense heat; Smeg isshowroominMtEden,Auckland,features proud to claim it as the worlds most efcient burner. many of the latest appliances: two white wall ovens, funky cylindrical stainless steel extractor While stainless steel appliances will be the mainstay offans, an induction hob, a series of mix and many kitchens in years to come, kitchen designers like Malmatch gas hobs as well as pre-congured hobs Corboy of Mal Corboy Design appreciate Smegs range ofwith multiple burners, a square sink insert and colour choices, from those from the fun Art Deco rangestwo retro-style refrigerators.to the black and white nishes now available. | 95'