My refrigerator sucks! This is what you are going to say after you take a look at the unique and innovative refrigerators concepts we have for you today. Some of them are energy-efficient, some are space-savers and a few tend to change the way we think about and use our refrigerator. Every concept refrigerator we have selected here is unique in a way or the other. Hit the jump to check out 15 amazing refrigerator concepts that are sure to put your standard refrigerator to shame.
• IceCloud Fridge
Designed by Fanni Csernátony, the IceCloud fridge concept works on natural cooling effect of water (passive cooling) and clay pots. The space saving and energy efficient fridge is capable of hanging to the wall. Designed for Electrolux Design Lab 2010, it definitely deserves a place to rank top in the list. The clay pot keeps the food fresh, as well as cool and the Peltier modules to maintain built-in displays, sensors and ventilators. The fridge also makes natural cooling possible by extracting the humidity from the air or evaporating water. One can also download new recipes and health-care advices on its digital display.
• Flatshare Fridge
Flatshare Fridge not only takes the fridge to a new level, but also gives it new look all together. The colorful fridge by Electrolux, flaunts multi-compartment to make your storage convenient and also offering better space. Each member of the house can enjoy different cabinet and store their foodstuffs in the cabinets that belong to them. The door for each cabinet is opened from opposite side in order to give a unique and modern look to the refrigerator. The fridge looks like more of a home décor than any other home appliance.
• Concept refrigerator by Ashley Legg
The fridge designed by Ashley Legg, helps you to decide what to eat. It is designed to meet the requirements of busy people who hardly get time cooks fresh food for themselves. Thanks to the electro chromic window and a touch sensor, that transforms the door into an interface. Once you stock up the fridge with the food ingredients, the fridge tells the menu and you can choose the recipe that you would want to have. The fridge will take you through the steps to cook that meal.
• Nord Fridge
Designed by Olga Kalugina, Nord takes the refrigerator design to a new level. Each of the elements of the fridge gets a new place in this design. You’ll get to know whether the fridge is on without opening the door, with the lights on the door outside. The light remains on when its working, and when you open the door, the light switches on and off. The shelves are movable that makes their moving accessible to any area. In addition, the shelves are capable of changing height so that adjusting of things gets simpler by lowering them or raising them as per need.
• Bio Robot Refrigerator
Designed by Yuriy Dmitriev, the Bio Robot fridge works on the principle of biopolymer that helps to keep all the food items cool through luminescence. The non-sticky gel surrounds the food and the strong surface tension of the gel helps to build separate pod for them. The fridge offers plenty of space to hold your eatables without mixing the odor. It is also capable of being placed horizontally, vertically or even on the ceiling, so adaptable to any space easily. It is four times smaller than other fridge, and the volume is used as efficiently as possible. Amazing concept, it’s the futuristic refrigerator.
• Soft Refrigerator
Here is yet another entry by Electrolux. Soft Refrigerator by Electrolux is an amazing fridge deign that collapse to fit your space and save energy as well. This refrigerator can adjust according to your needs. When there is no food or less food inside you can collapse it thereby saving upon energy. It’s the fridge designed to feed your storage needs.
• Window Refrigerator
It’s a refrigerator with the window, that lets you see what your fridge holds. There are five compartments in the fridge, and just with the touch of the button, the outer door will be a very clear glass with frosted glass. The fridge not only looks great but also helps to save energy with its ergonomic design.
• Bioaxis Fridge
Keeping in view small space, the Bioaxis Fridge is designed to fit those kitchens, which lack sufficient place to adjust those huge straight bodies. The entire fridge can be flipped on it’s side making it adaptable to fit any space. The fridge looks like a furniture that offers cooling system in its compartments. Simply amazing.
It’s a fridge that comes in small packages. Each compartment of the NFridge is broken onto small modules, which is capable of moving individually. Each of the compartments comes with the self-contained, earth-friendly cooling using magnetic refrigeration technology. Nice idea, and a space saving solution.
• Shift Refrigerator
The Shift Refrigerator is designed keeping in view the energy that gets wasted with the opening of the door. The fridge is designed so as that it can minimize the flow of cool air outside. The use of smaller compartments in the fridge can be of great help to prevent flowing of air and saving upon energy.
• Refrigerator That Grows Plants
We have heard of Kitchen gardens, but here is refrigerator garden. Designed by Hanna Sandström with Green Fortune & Whirlpool, this refrigerator lets you grow vegetable and also enjoy the fresh green vegetables right in your kitchen. The system takes care of water and light so that you can enjoy healthy vegetables all year around.
• Oceania Fridge
Designed by Tez Patel, this Oceania Fridge is an eco fridge design that is made of biodegradable and recyclable products. It is divided into different segments where the top sections are cooled using magnetic refrigeration. The bottom section makes use of using water and ceramic materials to keep your eatables cool. The water is supplied to the fridge that is stored in a reservoir. Its digital interface lets the user browse before opening the fridge.
• Teleport Fridge
Designed by Dulyawat Wongnawa, Teleport Fridge is the next big thing that everyone dreams of in their kitchen. It promises to teleport food from one place to another, thereby saving upon the time and the need to travel. Just place the order and your food is right in your fridge. It works on touchscreen technology to build the interface. What an idea.
• Solus Refrigerator
The Solus by Nathan Cooke is a refrigerator with a built-in composter that saves energy, and loads on your pocket. Solus is an open compartment refrigerator so that the inner eatables are visible to you. The built-in composter ensures that all your kitchen waste is used to grow fresh vegetables in your backyard.
• Tree House Fridge
Just like the name, the fridge is designed like a tree house. The fridge has branches that work as storage to hold your eatables and other stuff. The holes and pattern on the door makes you feel as if your are picking up fresh fruits from trees. Doors can slide away when a hand is placed in front of it and you can pick-up things like from a bird’s nest. You will forget other trees, with this cooling tree in your house.