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Tips to better illuminate our living room

Ideas to keep in mind before you start First Let’s define the use we make of it. To do that, we’re going to answer some questions: – Is it a family gathering place? – Just to watch TV? – Do children use it? – Does it include a dining area? – Will friends come there? – Is there space for reading? Once we have assessed all the information, we will decide on the general lighting, as a whole. Also, we will detect possible areas that we should complement, according to the use. Second Let’s pay attention to the style we…

The curious look

Roger Valcells has visited us, he is a partner for this year’s novelties. When Roger designs a product or a space, his main objective is to create an emotional connection between the project and its user. He is a tireless innovator, a creator of beauty, always looking for simplicity and functionality in daily objects. In your luminaries, he has combined each and every one of those qualities. We are delighted to have him on our team, and eager to present his work. @rogervancells

Estudi Ribaudi Hoops

It’s more than a wall sconce. It ´s a game of adjustable lights and shadows. Its dimable central LED module also allows changing the light projection angle. Approaching nature, the rings of beech wood draw circles that magically transform the spaces. Its manufacturing process is left in Pere´s hands, a carpenter in Banyoles and our technical team.

Our designers!

We have him at home, we share his ideas and he make us happy in the morning. #joangenebat has designed #Aura and #Erol inspired by the nature: the sun, the land, the sea, the forest. He is a passionate about photography, observes everything that surrounds him and transforms daily objects into art. He always leaves a door open to the imagination, so this allows to the customer to create his own works:Aura  and Erol. They are designed to combine colors and sizes, giving way to a new and unique piece.He explained us that his creative process,  starts always in a…

ellos Francesc Crous y Alessandro Colagero, de Crous Calogero Design Studio

New projects and new collaborators

The year is coming to the end and we are working against the time in the 2019 launches. For the next year, wehave new collaborators, such as: Francesc Crous and Alessandro Calogero  (instagram). We have falled in loved with their outdoor design. Together with Joan Genebat , they have developed this new project for @eltorrentES We are getting to know to each other… They are passionate about everything they do. They divide theirprofessional activity between the studio and teaching classes at BarcelonaSchool Eina.  They are clear: their ideal luminaire is one that has “… the ability to excite the user.…

Lámparas Koord en las pizzerías Atlàntida

Una de las novedades del nuevo catálogo de El Torrent es Dento, un modelo en suspensión en cerámica Raku tradicional de Japón. Hoy os contamos su fascinante proceso de producción, casi siete horas de trabajo artesano en las que intervienen los cuatro elementos de la naturaleza: tierra, agua, fuego y aire. La cerámica Raku-yaki (? ?) es un tipo de arcilla japonesa utilizada en las ceremonias del té. Es un tipo de pasta muy abrasiva por su alto contenido en chamota, pequeñas partículas de cerámica cocida, que impide su manipulación en el torno y hay que trabajarla a mano. Esta…

This is how Dento is made, the Japanese ceramic lamp

Una de las novedades del nuevo catálogo de El Torrent es Dento, un modelo en suspensión en cerámica Raku tradicional de Japón. Hoy os contamos su fascinante proceso de producción, casi siete horas de trabajo artesano en las que intervienen los cuatro elementos de la naturaleza: tierra, agua, fuego y aire. Dento is one of the novelties included in the new El Torrent catalog, it is a suspended model in traditional Raku ceramics from Japan. Today we tell you about its fascinating production process, almost seven hours of craft work involving the four elements of nature: earth, water, fire and air.…

LCI Design School students collaboration with El Torrent

Los estudiantes de primero y segundo de Producto de la escuela de diseño LCI Barcelona elaboraran con El Torrent una nueva colección de lámparas que verá la luz en 2019. Hemos empezado ya a trabajar con una visita a nuestro taller de 12 alumnos (cuatro de primero y seis de segundo) y sus dos profesores. Fue una visita de lo más productiva en la que les contamos nuestra filosofía de trabajo, basada en la creatividad, el trabajo en equipo y la inspiración basada en la naturaleza y el fantástico entorno que nos rodea.  First and second year Product students at LCI Design School in…