Now trending: glass door refrigerators. We like the restaurant-kitchen look and the forcing function aspect (when the contents are on view, you’re more likely to keep the contents better organized). Here’s a list of what’s currently out there—a mix of residential (from the likes of Sub-Zero and GE) and commercial/industrial models that can be used in residential settings.
Above: Heather Bullard, a contributing editor for Country Living Magazine, writes about her search for a glass door refrigerator on her own blog. Bullard opted for the Sub-Zero Glass Door Refrigerator (product link below) as seen in her remodeled kitchen here. Photograph courtesy of Heather Bullard. Residential Above: The Sub-Zero 48-Inch Built-In Side-by-Side Refrigerator is available at AJ Madison. Above: Available in May 2017, Frigidaire is launching the Frigidaire Professional Glass Door Refrigerator with an interior light on a motion sensor. Learn more about the upcoming release at Electrolux.
Above: The GE Monogram 30-Inch Fully Integrated Glass Door Refrigerator with Convertible Drawer is available through GE dealers. Above: The LG 4-Door French Door Refrigerator with Door-in-Door Stainless Steel has a feature where knocking twice on the refrigerator illuminates the inside through the glass; $3,098 at the Home Depot. Above: The narrower True Residential 30-Inch Stainless Glass Column Refrigerator is available later this spring (2017) through True dealers. Above: Italian Fhiaba 36-Inch Pro Fridge with Glass Doors is $6,273 at Watershed Appliances. Above: Also from Sub-Zero, the smaller 36-Inch Glass Door Refrigerator ranges from $8,170 to $8,215 at Sub-Zero dealers. Commercial
Above: The Traulsen 2 Section Glass Door Reach-In Refrigerator is $4,587 at Webstaurant Store. Above: The Arctic Air Two-Section Reach-In Refrigerator Glass Doors is $2,295 at Katom. For more on refrigerators, see our posts: Above: The True 40-Inch Two-Glass Door Reach-in Refrigerator with LED Lighting is available at Webstaurant Store. Note that this model is only zoned for commercial use and cannot be used in residential kitchens.
Finally, get more ideas on how to evaluate and choose your kitchen refrigerator in our
Remodeling 101 Guide: Kitchen Refrigerators.