Smeg has received a number of important prizes and awards over the years from leading institutions and international magazines as a result of its deep understanding of aesthetics and the quality of its appliances.
For 70 years, Smeg combine aesthetics and technology, creating appliances that offer both style and functionality. This awareness has allowed Smeg to gain prestigious recognition from important institutions and international magazines, confirming its leading role at an international level. These important awards confirm the quality of design, technology, research and development of unique solutions which drive Smeg in its ambitious challenge to guide the evolution of kitchen design.
The Good Design Award is the international industrial design prize awarded each year at the Chicago Athenaeum - Museum of Architecture and Design. This recognition is given to the most innovative products of the year, rewarding the value of the work of designers and companies around the world who have taken up the challenge of creating and making products at the cutting edge of industrial design.
The iF Design Award, established in 1954, is given annually by Hanover-based International Forum Design. It is one of the most authoritative international product design awards. Every year, over 2,000 products from 37 different countries are assessed by international experts to identify the most outstanding products.
The Red Dot Design Award is one of the biggest and most important design prizes in the world, and the international ceremony is held in Germany. The jury is made up of international professionals who are experts in the field of design, ensuring a more extensive assessment of the intercultural aspects related to the winning designs.
Smeg is an Italian home appliance manufacturer based in Guastalla, near Reggio Emilia in the north of the country. Smeg has subsidiaries worldwide, overseas offices, and an extensive sales network.
SMEG was founded by Vittorio Bertazzoni from Guastalla, a town near Reggio Emilia in northern Italy, and is today one of the country's leading home appliance manufacturers.