lamparas-marset-las-reinas-de-las-lamparas-3In Lámparas Marset are convinced that they do more than just lamps. Care light into its different nuances and effects, to create atmospheres with character, helping to improve the quality of life of people. Lámparas Marset is synonymous with good design. Create a product that generates austere forms a beautiful light and creative effects. Good design understood as the flawless execution of each project. And a clear example is the Discocó by Marset, an object well made, able to innovate and surprise, excite and accompany.



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Lámparas Marset is characterized by its design team. Names like Fabien Dumas, Lluis Porqueras, Mashallah, Mathias Hahn or Yonoh, creating tangible products, able to endure over time. The creator of the Discocó by Marset Christophe Mathieu, share with them their passion for design.

Although its name sounds like a Frenchman born in Germany in 1961, but grew up in the Canary Islands. In the mid-eighties he came to Barcelona to finish his studies in interior design. Shortly after he went to Milan and there he discovered industrial design.
Restless man, seems bearer of the comings and goings of his Belgian parents, who ventured to settle in Spain 60 ‘. With an architect father and handyman (lamps home with papiroflexia he had learned while working in Germany was manufactured), 30 years ago Christophe Mathieu transited professional swimming competition to design world. Remains open to unexpected life, it does not exclude that maybe one day he leaves and is dedicated to something quite different.

He settled in Barcelona for years now, it is a veteran designers of the brand, for those who have created a few successful products. But none as resounding as Discocó by Marset. The current bestseller of the firm.



lamparas-marset-las-reinas-de-las-lamparas-2Mathieu designed the Discocó in 1997, but it took 11 years to begin production. It was created thinking that the important thing is what it means for others. Who is going to use. Mathieu says «If an object attempt to communicate something, but to whom it is addressed does not perceive the problem is mine, not yours. A lamp is many things. It serves to illuminate. But it is also an object that occupies space, is placed in a certain context. It also has a decorative function. E incorporates the element of light, which is something magical. It lets you play with that intangible component. The you can manipulate in many ways, blur, refracted, it reflected. Its state changes depending on the materials through which passes or strikes … «

The first Discocó by Marset was 53 cm. diameter. It was an intuitive measure, designed to be placed on the dining table. Later, when it was found that the object loved, it was created larger for the contract sector. Then a smaller one for a bedside table or a bar counter. The last measured 68 cm. You will have made improvements and new colors have been proposed.
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Soñadora e idealista pero con los pies en el suelo y con una visión muy clara de la realidad. Quizás sea toda una paradoja en sí misma que traduce en una insana curiosidad por todo lo que la rodea.