Design by Joan Gaspar, 2006.
This time Joan Gaspar has looked for his inspiration in the city, in one of the most emblematic streets of Barcelona. He has designed a lamp that sieves the light through an engraved opal blown glass. Gran Via illuminates with a diffused beam creating a warm and pleasant atmosphere. It is a subtle tribute to the Mediterranean city.
This lamp has a special peculiarity. The diffuser is made out of the same glass as some antique streetlamps which even today can be found on the Gran Via in Barcelona. The glass gives the lamp a special and unique texture which irradiates the light, creating a very special halo. This suspended lamp lights in two ways: directly over an object and diffusing ambiance creating light.
Dimensions 16.6"D X 15.8"H; equipped with 8 feet of field-cuttable wire.
Notes: UL Listed.
Dimensions: 16.6"D X 15.8"H; equipped with 8 feet of field-cuttable wire
Lamp Type: INCANDESCENT
Bulbs: 2 X 100W 120V E26 (medium base) incandescent lamps (not included)
Joan Gaspar studied industrial design in the school of Artes y Oficios in Barcelona. In 1988 Gaspar started work for VAPOR S.A manufacturing minimalist lamps. From 1992 he collaborated with a variety of firms to create new product lines: Roca, Resol, Marset, Mobles 114, Perobell, Santa&Cole, DAE, Vilagrasa, and Made Design. From 1996 he collaborated closely with the company Marset IluminaciÃ³n, developing new products, and product direction for the company.
His work has been selected on a variety of occasions for the awards at FAD. In 1995 he received first prize in the Furniture Competition of the Comunidad Castilla la mancha, and in 2000 Gaspar won the first prize at the Valencia International Furniture Fair. In 2001 the designer was awarded with the Delta de Plata for the Atlas range of lamps, and in 2005 for the NeÃ³n de Luz, both designed for Marset IluminaciÃ³n. Since 1998 Joan Gaspar has given classes in Materials and technology applied to industrial design, at Elisava School of design in Barcelona. In 2002 he opened a professional design Studio in Barcelona working with various companies on new product concepts.See other lights/products from Joan Gaspar
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