A cool home in the heart of Barcelona

Serrat-Tort Arquitectes and Marta Castellano are behind this amazing renovation and interior design project in Barcelona’s central neighborhood of Ciutat Vella, photographed by Davide Pellegrini

With the premise of recovering pre-existing elements, such as ceilings or the indoor wood, a space with a modern and natural style has been designed. The rooms are open and the communal spaces like the dining room or kitchen look directly out onto the courtyard, which has been converted into a semi-outdoor space. Thanks to this, it is a flat with a lot of light that, along with white walls, a mix of materials and details in wood or black, give it a young and cool appearance.

A coolness that the JUST FAN fan has helped to give its largest room, the dining room. With a black motor and dark wood blades, its industrial, modern style marries perfectly with the essence of this home.
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Outdoor lighting in La Guingueta de l’Escribà

La Guingueta de l’Escribà is a beach bar located in Bogatell beach, Barclona. GE Interioriormo has overseen this project with a tropical decoration.

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The bar offers a range of bright colors, cheerful and cool, perfect to enjoy its kitchen next to the sea.

The furniture and the illumination are rustic and made of materials like wood and wicker, fact that reinforces the warmth of the place and allows the visitors to feel comfortable.

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For the general lighting lamps with the same materials have been used, whereas for the perimeter lighting of the beach bar, you will find the portable lamps CAT.

CAT is a Nahtrang design for the lighting firm Faro Barcelona. It is inspired on the 50’s cartoon geometric shapes and its body also reminds of the lamps of ancient boats.

This lighting allows to reinforce the general one and gives a modern touch to the place. A good job by GE Interios Design that have known how to capture the essence of La Guinguita de l’Escribà.

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Photography: Dani Rovira
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Lighting details in this coastal flat

Quatre Coses has been responsible for the decoration of this flat located in Blanes. To welcome, the MINE one-light pendant in white lights the entrance and fits perfectly with the minimalist style of this area.

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The wood and wicker, as well as the metal organiser, give it functionality and at the same time follow the current trends in decoration.

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In the living room, an American kitchen presides over the long room. On the kitchen island, two LIZ-1 crystal pendants provide the right light for cooking, as well as illuminate this area in a general way.

The Mediterranean atmosphere of the room provides a calm and relaxation sensation; and the crystal allows the light to diffuse without flashes while not losing any lumens.

A very original way of lighting the dining table is thanks to the industrial look wall lamp that directly illuminates the panel and whose reflection of light affects the table. Thus, it can be used without disturbing the guest.

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Finally, in the white and blue bedroom, the CELIA wall lamps with the articulated arm give a retro and industrial touch to this room.

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The bedroom is modern and functional. The set is an interior design project designed for today’s life and where light fulfils an essential and consistent function in all environments.

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The roof garden of Hill House Villa

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Hill House Villa is a holiday rental house built in 2017. It is located in a dream spot in Chrisi Akti in Chania, Greece and has 4 floors where comfort and luxury are always present.

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It was decided to build a garden at the top of the building in order to have the feeling of well-being offered by looking at the ocean while enjoying the sunset.

For this corner, the VERSUS-Elamp of Faro Barcelona and its structures have been used so that they stand out above the vegetation and the sun beds.

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VERSUS-E has been used both on its structures and as a floor lamp to create a warm atmosphere for guests. According to Angelos and Thomais Klothaki, owners of this holiday house, “The lighting fits perfectly with the modern design and the urban environment of Hill House Villa”.

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Photography: Petros Patakos

Distributor: Electrolyseis

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Next stop: Sleep London, the Hotel Design Event

Faro Barcelona participates at Sleep London, the Hotel Design Event, for the first time. Sleep is Europe’s only event dedicated to hotel design, development and architecture. Sleep London will take place from 22th to 23th of November. See you at Hall 7.2 Booth N022. SLEEP LONDON
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Faro Barcelona launches The Collection #3

The third volume of the book containing the designs of Faro Barcelona
  The Collection is the edition that compiles a wide range of lamps and fans developed in collaboration with prestigious designers. This year the presentation coincides with the Light + Building fair, together with the exclusive 1968 lamp.

ThThe Collectione Collection by Faro Barcelona The Collection reflects the company’s philosophy: “Simple but ingenious ideas”. A democratic, close but original design which adds value to any space, either at home or contract. Therefore, we want this to be a book of ideas, the place where you can find inspiration.

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    Besides all the news that the new year brings, this third volume has an exclusive addition. Introducing 1968, a design in collaboration with Jordi Busquets. This table lamp is inspired by the origins of television, a nostalgic air for the lovers of vintage style. A warm piece both due to its design, materials and the light it emits, manufactured entirely in Spain.

The Collection # 3 is presented in book format. About 2,500 copies will be distributed among architectural firms, interior designers, decorators and lighting boutiques.

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New Catalogues Faro 2016: New Lighting Concepts

Faro Barcelona lanza sus nuevos catálogos para 2016. La marca sigue apostando por las ideas simples pero ingeniosas, filosofía que reflejan a la perfección todas las novedades de diseño para el próximo año. Nuevos productos que buscan satisfacer las necesidades en iluminación y ventilación en multitud de espacios, tanto domésticos como contract. new lighting concepts Fruto de la constante voluntad de mejora en diseño e innovación se han desarrollado modelos que cumplen además con nuevas funcionalidades, los New Lighting Concepts. Estas creaciones nacen tanto del trabajo del equipo interno de diseño, como de la colaboración con distintos diseñadores. A los ya colaboradores habituales como Estudi Ribaudí, Alex & Manel Lluscà, Nahtrang o Jordi Busquets; este año se unen modelos desarrollados con Jordi Blasi, Alegre Design o xJeR Studio. catalogos hogar exterior ventilacion Dentro del Catálogo de Hogar se incorporan nuevas familias de productos como FUSTA, BERNI o LUPE. También destacamos los apliques con lector HANDY o SUAU que incorporan nuevas funcionalidades como el soporte o el conector USB; pero también luminarias altamente eficientes gracias al uso de la tecnología LED como los colgantes PAULINE, PLANET, CONIK o PLEC.

Además, se presentan también distintas propuestas que complementan familias anteriores. Nuevos acabados y formatos de RETRO, el proyector de la familia LINK o los colgantes de la familia VESPER son algunos de estos.

En iluminación de exterior se presentan más de 70 novedades entre tipologías de producto y series. Todas ellas producidas con materiales y procesos que les confieren una alta resistencia a las condiciones meteorológicas adversas, a la vez que una alta eficiencia gracias a la incorporación del LED.

Entre las novedades de diseño destacamos los nuevos portátiles para exterior JARRETT y CAT, luminarias que juegan un papel también en la decoración exterior.; y las nuevas series TRAM, SHELBY y GROW. La luminaria GROW en su versión baliza puede incorporar el accesorio macetero que le da una nueva funcionalidad y que ha sido galardonado con el My Favourite Lighting Products Award 2015 que otorga la feria de Hong Kong.

Nacidos para satisfacer las necesidades de los diferentes espacios, pero también pensando en el consumo y la eficiencia; este año se incorporan 33 novedades en ventilación, 16 de los cuales tienen motor DC. En cuanto a los nuevos modelos de diseño se presentan dos ventiladores de Estudi Ribaudí, ICE y NOVA, y el ventilador DISC FAN, diseñado por Conillas; así como los nuevos acabados para algunos de nuestros ventiladores de más éxito ETERFAN, MINI ETERFAN y JUST FAN.

catalogos bombillas pro Finalmente, la nueva edición del Catálogo de Bombillas incorpora novedades LED que amplían y complementan la oferta disponible is there generic cialis. Nuevos formatos LED como las JP78 y JP118 estarán disponibles para el próximo 2016, entre otras.

También se lanza un nuevo catálogo Faro PRO, una clara muestra de la evolución del LED. Se incorporan nuevas referencias que integran el módulo de LED para iluminación retail, food y High Eficiency; además de un nuevo modelo de empotrable, el COLIN, y las versiones mini de productos ya existentes. Todo ello, pensado para satisfacer las necesidades de cualquier proyecto de iluminación.

Como novedad este año, resaltar la integración de una parte del catálogo de DRESSLight en el de hogar. El posicionamiento que está logrando Faro Barcelona en términos de diseño es lo que ha permitido que las dos marcas puedan unirse. Así, en un capítulo final y bajo el nombre Made in Spain, se presentan las luminarias de DRESSLight que más encajan con esta evolución de Faro Barcelona. DRESSLight recupera el sentido de sus inicios, el de las creaciones únicas.
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GROW awarded with My Favourite Lighting Products Award

La baliza GROW, una de nuestras novedades para 2016, ha sido galardonada con el premio My Favourite Lighting Products Award 2015 que organiza la Hong Kong Lighting Fair entre los expositores de la feria. Los ganadores son escogidos por compradores de todo el mundo que votan a través de la web de la feria. <img src="https://faro.es/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/grow-baliza-ganadora-my-favourite-lighting-product Get More Information.png” alt=”grow-baliza-ganadora-my-favourite-lighting-product” width=”550″ height=”352″ class=”aligncenter size-full wp-image-3156″ /> Como cada año, Faro Barcelona acude a esta feria internacional de iluminación para presentar los nuevos diseños que introducirá en el catálogo del año próximo. En esta edición, la baliza GROW diseñada por Estudi Ribaudí ha sido la ganadora en la categoría Iluminación Exterior. Estos premios valoran la calidad y el diseño innovador de las piezas, y GROW es un claro exponente de la voluntad de la empresa de crear nuevos conceptos de iluminación. entrega-premio-grow My Favourite Lighting Products Award 2015 se entregará el 27 de octubre en el Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre y será recogido por miembros del equipo de Faro Barcelona.
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New Faro Catalogs 2015

Faro Barcelona presents its new catalogs, one more year. It is a new edition that reflects the constant commitment to growth, innovation and design to meet the lighting and ventilation needs of all kinds of spaces, both domestic and by contract.

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One of the aspects that stand out the most in this edition of the Home Catalog is the increase in design news. The brand is still committed to a simple but ingenious design that connects with the user in a comfortable, pleasant and friendly manner. Among the most important news of 2015: the VOLTA family or the AUREA and OVO fixtures, created by Estudi Ribaudí; ROOM and SWING are two very different fixtures designed by Manel Lluscà; or, the hanging PAPILLON by Jordi Busquets. In addition, different proposals that complement previous families are also presented. The new track projectors of the RING series; a kit to turn the COCOTTE ceiling light fixture into a hanging lamp; and, the expansion of the RETRO family, among others. In the Outdoor Lighting Catalog, more than 60 new references between different types of products and complete series are presented. All of them produced with materials and processes that give them high resistance to adverse environmental conditions, as well as high efficiency by incorporating LED technology. TAU, a design by Manel Lluscà, is one of the most outstanding series in outdoor lighting for this year. Another of the novelties is the VIEW fixture, a design with futuristic shapes by Estudi Ribaudí. And we also expanded the DATNA family with a more technical beacon light and street lamp, designs by Manel Lluscà. Our fans are a European benchmark. The Ventilation Catalog incorporates 13 new models for 2015, with which it continues to focus on performance and high efficiency. ANDROS stands out among the new proposals for being one of the fans with great format that works with a DC motor. Another of the new models is JUST FAN, also with a DC motor and designed by the internal team of Faro Barcelona. Finally, in the Light Bulbs Catalog, we continue to be strongly committed to LED technology. 17 new models are put on the market, highlighting new LED models in decorative light bulbs and frosted glass. The new Faro Barcelona Catalogs have been completely redesigned to offer a better visibility of the products and more technical information on these. Furthermore, in its web version, it will be possible to visualize some of the products from any angle thanks to the incorporation of 360º videos.
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