The Case Studies section presents the most beautiful and interesting lighting projects developed with the use of Fabbian lights. From commercial places like hotels or restaurants, to private spaces like houses or villas, Fabbian is the perfect lighting partner who is able to provide technical yet stunning solutions.
YOUTHFUL DESIGN FOR A DYNAMIC RESTAURANT
The Majik Cafè is a bar and restaurant in Belgrade (Serbia), right in the heart of the city’s entertainment district. The bar was designed and created by the famous designer, Karim Rashid, who is responsible for the very eccentric, dynamic interiors with bold contrasts of colour and shape.
FABBIAN LIGHTING FOR THE “FUORI SALONE”
On the occasion of the 2011 edition of the Fuori Salone Home&Spa Design of Milan, Fabbian was called on to help with the illumination of numerous spaces, including the lounge and bar area of the event. The project required a very essential and minimalist design that enabled the creation of pleasant, relaxing atmospheres during the frenetic exhibition of the Saloni di Milano.
ELEGANT LIGHTING FOR A YOUNG PEOPLE’S BAR
Just outside the city walls of Castelfranco Veneto (TV, Italy), a lounge and bar with fresh, youthful appeal has been opened: The Antiche Beccherie bar. The interiors are cosy and a pleasant place to while away the evenings and spend relaxing, carefree moments.
CASCADES OF LIGHT
From 14 to 19 April 2015, the annual Euroluce exhibition took place in Milan. Fabbian was present with a large range of its latest products on display, largely focused on cascades of light and glass. numerous Lumi hanging lamps were fitted above the tables, at different heights, and a Multispot Beluga chandelier was installed in a way to create a large hemisphere.
THE NOVELTIES OF 2014 IN FRANKFURT
A PLEASANT PATH OF LIGHT
From 9 to 14 April 2013, Fabbian took part in the Euroluce 2013 exhibition in Milan. The large stand covering 200 square metres was designed by the Architects Dompieri&Pisoni, who created a path of light to present the novelties of 2013. It began with the latest additions to the Lumi Mochi collections, with round and square-shaped hanging lamps with several light sources, and close by the Lamas lamps with an unusual polycarbonate diffuser.
LA LUCE APERTA A TUTTI
Dal 15 al 20 aprile 2012 si è tenuta a Francoforte (Germania) l’esposizione Light+Building 2012. Fabbian ha esposto le collezioni degli ultimi due anni in uno stand tutto aperto progettato dallo studio milanese Salottobuono.
THE TILE SYSTEM IN THE MIDDLE-EAST
From 22 to 25 October in 2011, the Index 2011 exhibition was held in Dubai, where Fabbian presented its stand that was entirely dedicated to the Tile system. To one side of the stand, to define the space, two striking luminous walls of Tile lamps were installed, while in the centre of the stand a circular chandelier was created using numerous ‘tiles’.
THE WORLDWIDE EXHIBITION OF MOSCOW, 2011 GLASS WALLS OF LIGHT PRESENTED IN MOSCOW
From 12 to 15 October in 2011, Fabbian participated in the international ISaloni Worldwide 2011 exhibition in Moscow (Russia). For this exhibition, Lumi hanging lamps in various shapes and sizes were installed over the reception desk, creating a charming, highly decorative light fitting. The area of the stand was delineated by sparkling dual-row walls of Tile lamps.
A NEW, YOUTHFUL DESIGN
From 12 to 17 April 2011, Fabbian displayed its latest products at the usual biennial Euroluce exhibition in Milan. The large stand covering 200 square metres was planned by the young English designer, Benjamin Hubert, who was also the brain behind two of the collections presented at the fair.
THE ELEGANCE OF DESIGN AND SPACE
From 22 to 27 April 2009, Fabbian participated at the Euroluce 2009 exhibition in Milan, with a stand of 400 square metres. It was designed by Architect Alberto Torsello and consisted of a closed area in the centre and an area at the side, where a path allowed visitors to admire the novelties and best-selling products.
LIGHT ENHANCES THE INTERNATIONAL HOSPITALITY EXHIBITION
From 21 to 24 November 2009 in Rimini, the Sia Guest 2009 exhibition took place - the International Hospitality Exhibition. Fabbian was called on to use its design and quality to illuminate and enhance numerous spaces planned by important architects.
FABBIAN, TECHNICAL SPONSOR FOR ILLUMINATION
From 22 to 25 November 2008, the meeting on the new frontier of hospitality, Sia Guest 2008, took place in Rimini. Fabbian took part as technical sponsor for illumination and took care of the illumination of the Enjoy your Flight area, dedicated to the different styles used in airline lounges at airports.
FABBIAN AT THE BUILDING AND ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION
The Made Expo 2010 took place in Milan from 3 to 6 February, the trade show dedicated to architecture, design and construction. Fabbian illuminated the stand of Incana Natura, a leading manufacturer of wall decoration systems.
FABBIAN MANUFACTURES THE GLASS AND LIGHT SCULPTURE AT HONG KONG AIRPORT
Fabbian Illuminazione has realized the ambitious The Wing project, a glass and light sculpture designed by the famous firm of architects, Norman Foster + Partners of London and positioned inside the Hong Kong airport, as symbol of the Cathay Pacific airline’s VIP lounge.
THE PRESTIGIOUS TILE LANDS IN PARIS
Following the superb experience of Hong Kong, theAsian airline Cathay Pacific Airways has decided to make the Tile glass wall its distinguishing mark at the international airports in various cities around the world, including the C. De Gaulle Airport of Paris.
THE ELEGANCE OF TILE LANDS IN AMERICA
Cathay Pacific Airways has made Tile its hallmark also in America. At the airport of San Francisco (CA, USA) there is an entire Tile wall using LED technology. The architects of the Business Lounge of the Asian airline, Gensler Architects, designed the entire area and behind the information desk, they built a luminous LED wall using the Tile panels.
AN ARCHITECTURAL ILLUMINATION PROJECT OF MAJOR INTERNATIONAL IMPORTANCE
The project for Cathay Pacific Airways at the international airport of Hong Kong (HK) is named “The Cabin”, and was designed by the famous architectural firm of London, Foster + Partners.
OUTDOOR ILLUMINATION WITH THE CRICKET COLLECTION
The Parking Area of the head offices of Fabbian Illuminazione in Castelminio di Resana (TV, Italy), was recently given a face-lift. The modern, imposing structure of the roofing, on which solar panels are fitted to produce electricity, are illuminated by the numerous Cricket light fittings with LED technology and a rating of IP67.
MULTISPOT CUSTOM MADE
Fabbian was asked to decorate the lobby area around the stairs leading to the prestigious Hotel Willemswerf in Rotterdam. This spacious, luminous area is dominated by the huge chandelier measuring 180 cm in diameter and 400 cm max. in height.
EXCELSIOR GALLIA HOTEL CHOSE FABBIAN FOR ITS LIGHTING
Inaugurated in 1932, the Excelsior Gallia Hotel in Milan was recently refurbished by the famous architect Marco Piva, who, for the occasion, designed a wall lamp inspired by the elegance and sensuality of the 1920s and 1930s Art Déco.
LAMINIS & MULTISPOT: SPECIAL GUESTS AT THE INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL IN LONDON
The magnificent Intercontinental London The O2 Hotel, couldn't have turned out better if it wasn't for our beautiful collections: Laminis and Multispot. It is three imposing glass panels to welcome the guests in the lobby of the hotel. Thanks to the possibiliy of customization, it was possible to give a complete new look to our Laminis.
GIRO, LUMI, TOROIDALE, PIVOT & BELUGA HAPPILY TOGETHER IN THE HEART OF PIEMONTE
The Hotel Monteverde, located in Bistagno (AL), offers everything necessary for a pleasant stay in the middle of the hills and vineyards of Piemonte. Such a charming place could only be lit by some of our most famous collections:
Giro, wide and light gives a modern yet sophisticated touch to the vast courtyard. Lumi Sfera e Mycena, create a dynamic movement thanks to the different shapes and sizes.
MARRIOTT HOTEL AND FABBIAN LIGHTING
Every hotel needs a unique touch, something to make it special and different. For this reason Fabbian succeeded in lighting up the Marriott Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey. The idea behind it was to use clusters of lights that would enhance the cosy atmosphere created by the warm furniture and the large spaces.
LUXURY ROOMS ARE GIVEN EXTRA REFINEMENT BY BELUGA LAMPS
The Hotel Hemera in Podgorica, Montenegro, takes its name from the ancient goddess of light, and for this reason, part of the hotel has been fitted with Fabbian lamps. The building is a blend of rustic, industrial design and hi-tech elements that make the rooms so unique and refined. The guest rooms are extremely sophisticated and elegant.
FABBIAN LIGHTS CORFU'
The Sani Resort, an elegant 5-star hotel in the Kassandra peninsula (Corfù-Greece), is lit up by Fabbian lamps. The large and stylish lobby of the Greek resort is illuminated by Fabbian’s crystal spotlights Faretti, in the corridors you notice the Diamond&Swirl wall lights. The resort interior lighting is completed by the elegant suspensions and ceiling lamps Flow.
PARISIAN STYLE AND SOPHISTICATION
The Hotel Du Panthéon in Paris lies in the heart of the historic city centre, a superb location for a holiday in Paris. The interiors are inspired by the spirit and stories of certain great women in French history and culture. The hotel thus has a very feminine style with a mixture of modern and retro design. The very bright, Deluxe guest rooms on the sixth floor offer a pleasant view of Paris with Montmartre in the distance.
SOPHISTICATED DESIGN IN PARIS
The Hotel De Sers in Paris lies in a strategic position, close to the Eiffel Tower and just a short walk from the Champs Elysées. The rooms are well groomed and cosy, and are distinguished by a very young and fresh contemporary style. The rooms and suites offer a unique view from the balconies, from which it is possible to fully appreciate the atmosphere of the city.
TOROIDALE HANGING LAMPS FOR LARGE SPACES
The Hotel Jeravy II is situated in Primorsko, a seaside town in the south-east of Bulgaria. The building extends widthways and has very spacious, airy rooms. It has a minimalist, simple style and uses relaxing pastel shades to blend in with the sea environment. In the attractive entrance hall, Fabbian lamps are fitted over the reception desk.
LUMI LIGHT UP HB HOTEL IN AOSTA
The HB Hotel is the only 3 star superior hotel in the center of Aosta. Modern and centrally located, it has furnished rooms with a urban style and iconographic elements of the mountains of Valle d'Aosta. The comfortable and modern rooms and suites are light up by table lamps, floor lamps and appliques of Lumi Sfera collection, spotlights Venere and Slot.
Lumi lamps are suitable to create warm and welcoming environments.
THE ELEGANCE OF LIGHT SUSPENDED IN MID-AIR
The Best Western Premier Hotel Royal Santina is in Rome, near to Termini railway station and just a short walk from the historic city centre, in a truly strategic position from which it is possible to breathe in the joyous atmosphere of the capital. The style of the building is essential and minimalist, making it very cosy, and in the lounge area guests can admire the illumination provided by Fabbian lamps.
CONTEMPORARY, YOUTHFUL DESIGN
The Hotel Emile in Paris is a trendsetting hotel in the exclusive Marais district of the city. Although this style is modern and sober, it is extremely sophisticated. All the furnishings were designed exclusively for the hotel to give it a truly unique atmosphere. All the rooms have a distinct look dominated by geometric shapes and bold colours.
THE WELL-BEING OF DESIGN
In Grado (GO, Italy), just a short walk from the sea front, stands the Suite Spa Mirabel, an exclusive residence dedicated to well-being and relaxation: thanks to the painstaking efforts to pick elements that delight the eyes and the senses, any stay here is unique and unforgettable. In addition to this large centre, the complex also comprises the elegant ApartHotel Mirabel, with 7 luxurious apartments offering full facilities.
TILE LIGHTS THE PRESTIGIOUS HOTEL PLAZA
A sparkling Tile lights up the Plaza Hotel 4-stars in Ljubljana. The project, undertaken by the Arch. Rok Kuhar and Arch. Katjusa Kranjc, consists of a Tile wall as an element of continuity between the lobby of the prestigious hotel and the lounge area at first floor overlooking the entrance.
FABBIAN: ELEGANT AND LUXURIOUS LIGHT
The Inn Hotel Medjugorje (Bosnia-Erzegovina) was completely illuminated by Fabbian collections. The whole illumination of the hotel is based on the alternation of fluorescent and halogen light sources. All the bedrooms, lighted with Led, are enhanced with recessed spotlights of the collections Faretti and Venere. Even in the bathrooms there is an alternation of recessed spotlights Faretti and Venere with black or transparent Cubetto.
A MODERN DESIGN FOR AN IMPORTANT MEETING PLACE
The BHR Treviso Hotel, which lies just outside Treviso (Italy), is an important meeting place for business people and the public in general, thanks to its large interiors designed for holding congresses, gatherings, meetings and events.
A PLACE FOR WORKING AND RELAXING
The Hotel Anatolia is situated in Thessaloniki (Greece) in a strategic spot close to the town’s financial centre, shopping and entertainment district. This elegant, well-groomed building offers numerous facilities for relaxation, thanks to a modern Spa, and also for business, with its hi-tech conference room.
THE COSY ATMOSPHERE OF DESIGN
The Hotel Vega lies in the pleasant little town of Constanța (Romania), close to numerous tourist attractions, making it perfect for a pleasant stay. The building is very well-groomed and cosy, with modern, elegant interiors. Fabbian products are visible from the moment you walk into the entrance hall: the reception desk is illuminated by five black Riccio LED hanging lamps, that give a truly original, modern feel to the reception area.
LUXURY WITHIN REACH
The Adresse Hotel in Paris is just a short walk from the Champs Elysées and the Palais des Champs-Elysées in Porte Maillot. The extreme elegance and sophistication of this building is visible already from its façade. The very luxurious interiors and tasteful furnishings are enhanced by the Fabbian lamps used in the common areas and guest rooms.
ROMANTIC DESIGN IN PARIS
The Elysèe Secret Hotel is in Paris, just a short walk from the Champs Elysées and the Arc de Triomphe, a cosy, relaxing place for a trip to the city centre. The interiors are well-groomed and modern, and blend well with the historic and well-preserved elements of the building. The furnishings in the guest rooms is minimalist and modern, and distinguished by pleasant contrasts between the purple furnishing accessories and the white of the walls.
FABBIAN LIGHTS A PRESTIGIOUS HOTEL
The four-star Hotel Krasicki, lit up inside by numerous Fabbian lamps, took the International Hotel Award’s prestigious “Best International New Hotel Construction & Design” prize. The hotel Krasicki, which occupies the ancient castle of the Polish city of Lidzbark Warmiński, was designed by Arch. Katarzyna Dzsus. The interior design of this four-star Hotel is a skilful blend of contemporary style and the very special medieval appeal of the ancient building.
The Gusmay Resort Hotel is the modern restoration of an antique hotel in Peschici (FG, Italy), a pleasant seaside town along the beautiful Apulian coastline. It was designed and built with the precise aim of offering a sober, exclusive and functional hotel with sophisticated design and high-class furnishings and finishes.
THE ELEGANCE OF PROVINCIAL DESIGN
The Hotel Al Tezzon is in Camposampiero (PD, Italy) is suited to business travellers or anyone who wishes to visit the pleasant, relaxing places surrounding the city. The building dates back to the XVII century and has been converted into a luxury hotel with sophisticated interiors that blend together classic and modern design.
MODERN AND ANCIENT SPACES IN ONE
The Urban Design Hotel in the historic town centre of Trieste is built over Roman ruins dating back to the first century, and on the inside is a blend of contemporary taste and ancient settings. The lighting installed involved the clever use of ultra-modern LED lamps and lighting fixtures, that succeeded in showing off the materials and colours to their best advantage.
THE LIBERTY STYLE REVAMPED
The Hotel Stella d’Italia is a prestigious building in the exquisite Etruscan town of Adria (Ro, Italy), close to the landscapes that form the Natural park of the Po delta. The hotel is distinguished by its liberty façade and sophisticated, cosy interiors, where the original neo-Classic design blend well with modern elements. The rooms are neatly furnished and very comfortable, also thanks to the choice of lighting that has made it possible to create a very relaxing atmosphere.
THE LIGHT THAT ENHANCES THE LUXURY
The Hotel Guarda Golf is located at Crans-Montana, the renowned Swiss skiing resort in the heart of the Canton Valais, at an altitude of 1500 m, with wonderful views and an important “Jack Nicklaus” golf course. The hotel is fairly small in size, but distinguished by extreme elegance and attentive and personalised service.
The i-Suite Hotel directly overlooks the promenade in Rimini. The building is a striking piece of architecture, with curvy white walls and superb lighting effects. This hotel was designed by the famous architect, Simone Micheli, and has a highly contemporary — almost futuristic — design, dominated by sinuous lines and bold contrasts.
MULTISPOT BELUGA: A WATERFALL IN THE PRESTIGIOUS MARIINSKY II THEATRE OF ST PETERSBURG
In the heart of St Petersburg (Russia) officially has opened the doors the Mariinsky II Theatre. The Opening Night Gala, conducted by the general director Valery Gergiev, featured Plácido Domingo and the president of Russia Vladimir Putin. The new opera house connect to the historic stage of the Mariinsky Theatre, which opened in 1860, by a planned pedestrian bridge.
THE SECRETS OF THE FORBIDDEN CITY, MATTEO RICCI AT THE MING DYNASTY
This is the title of the exhibition that has been set up in Ca dei Carraresi in Treviso (Italy), dedicated to the Chinese Ming dynasty in the golden years between 1368 and 1644. Over three hundred works will be on display at this venue, including golden statues, rare fabrics, furniture, precious jade objects, silk garments, as well as two imperial crowns, unique in their kind, and many other objects.
ORIGINS AND MYSTERIES OF THE GOLDEN CIVILISATION
This is the title of the exhibition housed by the Museum of Santa Giulia in Brescia (Italy), with numerous works on loan from the greatest museums of Peru. This exhibition aims, above all, to show to advantage the spiritual aspect of the ancient pre-Hispanic civilizations, their relationship with the gods, outer space and time, with reference to the places they considered to be sacred.
MATISSE: THE SEDUCTION OF MICHELANGELO
This is the title of the exhibition that will take place from February 11th to June 12th at the Museum of Santa Giulia in Brescia. The exhibition presents 180 works of the French artist, including paintings, drawings, prints and gouache découpées that studies the entire artistic production of his life: from his first works to the invention of the gouaches découpées. The production of Matisse will be analyzed in relation to the work of Michelangelo, the great Italian artist of the sixteenth century.
The Canadian National Railway Company (CN) recently opened a new training centre for employees in the suburbs of Chicago. The building can hold up to 250 CN students who come to Chicago from all over the United States to be trained for all of the main railway jobs. The new CN apprentices and CN staff are welcomed by 13 white Crio lights of varying sizes installed at various heights in the spacious lobby.
Garnett Architects, LLC
Ph. James John Jetel
The Illumination Engineering Firm Kugler Ning and Gensler collaborated to combine architecture and light into a single entity for the large headquarters of a financial consultant in New York. The offices spread over seventeen floors and include open plan and private offices, a marketing department, a conference centre, a dining area, and an executive office level. The stylish Lei crystal spotlights were chosen for their bright light and classic design.
Designer: Gensler NY
Lighting Designer: Kugler Ning
Ph. Garrett Rowland
The Mono-Easy collection was chosen for the Novi Volvox offices for their classic lines and clean distribution of light. Set above the conference table, they illuminate the workspace uniformly. The main desk is dominated by the industrial style Factory suspension light which adds character to the environment. For the staircase, we chose the Multispot Tooby collection which decorates the space with an arrangement of glass positioned at different heights.
Arch. Loreana Design
The staircase of the Boston Real Estate Investment has been made even more shinier by a massive Tile wall installed on the first floor ceiling which reaches the ground floor. Even a professional environment such as an office space can become classy and refined, thanks to the right installation and to the right material. The use of a glass banister, along with the large windows, makes the use of Tile in the staircase leading to the relax area just right.
CRIO LIGHTS UP THE LOUNGE AREA OF FEDEX HEADQUARTERS
FedEx provides a high quality delivery service in more than 220 countries around the world, their reputation is well-known internationally. Also in their headquarters in Dallas (USA) they chose high quality and therefore they chose Fabbian made in Italy products.
The lounge area is lit up by Crio, white aluminium structure and polymethyl methacrylate diffuser. The perfect solution for such a modern and lively office environment.
A NEW DESIGN WITH FABBIAN MODERN LIGHT
Fabbian lights up the Elco Offices of Inzago (BG), completely restructured according to a Bluemilano Srl project. All the systems have been revamped and the ceiling systems have been overhauled. The air-conditioning system and Plano light system have been housed in the two plasterboard side strips, the corridor, lower and made of plasterboard, is lit up by Venere spotlights.
TILE: A SOLUTION FOR CREATING A PARTITION
Double crystal walls define the reception of the Abu Dhabi office of Dolphine Energy Limited, a company that has produced natural gas in the Middle East for over 25 years.
The original idea was inspired by the presentation of Tile during the Index exhibition in Dubai in 2011: this sparked the beginning of the working partnership between Fabbian and the international architecture and interior design studio Pringle Brandon Perkins + Will of Dubai.
The offices of the Tonazzo Group are situated on the upper floors of a modern skyscraper in the city of Padua. The rooms are very spacious and airy, also thanks to the full-length windows that offer a spectacular view of the city. The sophisticated design of the offices is made-to-measure, and for this reason it was decided to use Tile lamps to create dividing walls in this open-space office environment.
RELAXING WORKING CLIMATES
In the extra-luxurious offices of GGICO Properties in Dubai (U.A.E.) special areas have been created for moments of relax, to be used during working hours or during breaks during important meetings. These areas are very comfortable and cosy, with modern, high-class furniture, large, comfortable sofas and armchairs, filling the large lounge and conversation areas. Tile lamps have been installed in these areas to enhance the ambiance making it even more elegant and luxurious.
THE DESIGN THAT ENHANCES THE ROOM
The offices of Itas of Castelfranco Veneto are simple, ordinary spaces arranged to accommodate a large number of employees who work here daily, and customers. The minimalist and anonymous furniture has been enhanced by the lighting chosen. To illuminate all the offices, the open space entrance and corridors, hanging lamps from the Glu collection in white coated aluminium have been used.
WORK IN STYLE
A firm of chartered accountants in Paris has installed numerous Fabbian lamps to enhance the airy, cosy interiors, furnished in a modern, young style with hints of contemporary art. In the entrance, above the reception desk and in the conference room, we find spotlights from the Plano collection. Cubetto wall lamps with transparent glass have been used along the corridors and the stairways.
A GOVERNMENT BUILDING WITH ILLUMINATION BY FABBIAN
The offices of the Italian Consulate in Saint Petersburg (Russia) are housed inside a very important historic building of the city with a sober, elegant style. Fabbian was called on to enhance these spaces and make important events that take place inside this building unique. Ali lamps have been fitted on the wall and Zoè hanging lamps on the ceiling.
AN IMPORTANT LAMP FOR AN IMPORTANT BUILDING
The Administrative headquarters of the City of Voronezh in Russia are lit by a series of custom-made Tile lamps. The interior design is the work of the UNK Project study of Moscow, which involved the creation of custom-made Tile lamps (on the ceiling and walls), with inserts in amber-coloured glass and a gold-coloured finish to create a more luxurious style.
ENVIRONMENTS AND LIGHT FOR AN IMPACT STYLE
For Dada Architecture + Design poject, Arch. Davide D'Agostino tried out a new distribution and representation concept, unusual for an architecture and design firm. The idea was in fact to create an organization in which the operative and exhibitive components blend together and produce a unitary message.
ELEGANT LIGHTING FOR THE WORKPLACE
The showroom of Fantoni Mastruzzi is located in Porto Mantovano (VR, Italy). Here, the company presents the latest trends in office furniture. The colour scheme is neutral with strokes of pastel colours in certain parts of the cabinets. For illumination in the showroom, lamps have been chosen with an elegant, sober, sophisticated, and modern design.
DESIGNED WORKING SPACES
The elegant offices of Eleva Design, an avant-garde design studio that deals with the planning and furnishing of offices and interiors, is located in Verona. In these ultra-modern, minimalist spaces, there are several cutting-edge elements that have been designed with working comfort in mind.
OPTIMUM LIGHTING SOLUTIONS FOR THE WORKPLACE
The offices of 2Effe Engineering in Brescia (Italy), are a spacious and well organised working environment. The furniture and finishes chosen are modern, in neutral shades with coloured elements that brighten up the ambiance. The lighting project was designed to guarantee the perfect type and amount of light for the office workers.
ARCHITECTURE, FURNISHINGS, LIGHT, CLIMATE AND SOUND: THE BEST IN ALL SENSES
The new Fantoni Showroom is situated in the centre of Milan. It is designed on an advanced concept of the contemporary workspace that goes beyond space, furniture and traditional technology. Fabbian Illuminazione was one of the three partners chosen to participate in the project, and really showed the best it has to offer in technology.
TECHNICAL LIGHTING IN THE OFFICE
The offices of Fabris are located in the industrial area of Padua, and consist of spacious, well-furnished interiors that look out from large full-length windows. The modern, simply style of the interiors led to the decision to install Fabbian lamps. In the president’s office, the striking black Angle floor lamp illuminates the crystal-top table, while the meeting room is fitted with two hanging lamps from the Sky collection.
DESIGNING FOR HEALTH
Porto Viro (RO, Italy) is home to the San Giusto Polyclinic, which offers health services in different fields. The structure is very appealing and well-groomed with fine furniture and a modern design. All the corridors and common areas are illuminated with Fabbian lamps. In the entrance, we find numerous orientable spotlights in steel from the Venere collection, which provides optimum illumination thanks to the halogen light bulbs.
ENHANCING SPACES WITH LIGHT
The offices of Construtora Triunfo, an important construction company in Latin America, are located in Curitiba (Brazil). The rooms are sober and cosy, also thanks to the materials and finishes used for the interior design. All lighting fixtures are provided by Fabbian.
DECORATING WITH LIGHT
The head offices of Fabbian Illuminazione in Castelminio di Resana (TV, Italy), are constantly decorated with the company’s latest lamp collections. These photos show the beautiful 6-metre wall made with Tile lamps, in which the double row of crystal glass superbly enhances the building entrance. In the corridors, we then find the White recessed spotlights using LED RGB technology, with diffusers in white blown glass.
HISTORIC OFFICES WITH A MODERN DESIGN
The head offices of the Gazzola law firm are located in the historic city centre of Castelfranco Veneto (Italy). The setting is very elegant and old, with exposed brickwork, decorated beams and special flooring that add a strong character to these spaces that acquire a sense of importance and royalty. Light plays a very important part because it has to enhance all these valuable elements to the full.
COLOURFUL INTERIORS ENHANCED BY LIGHT
The new headquarters of Grafiche Antiga are located in Cornuda. The offices have been modernised and furnished in a modern, well-groomed design, dominated by very vibrant colours and high-class materials.
Upper Annex is a private luxury project in Canada: behind the traditional red brick façade, this private residence hides one of the best modernist renovations ever seen in Toronto. The planning and development of the project were entrusted to 3GenDevelopmentGroup and Sauvagesse Studios who chose the Multispot Tooby to illuminate the magnificent master bathroom.
Development Firm: 3Gen Development Group Inc.
Design: Sauvagesse Studios
Ph. Bob Gundu
Cathedral Commons, located on Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest of Washington DC, is a luxury destination housing high-end apartments. Cathedral Commons homes are newly-built, with amazing halls, lounge areas and library, gym and courtyards. It is no coincidence that Tile has been chosen to embellish the living area, by creating a small and cosy space within the living room. The glass and the dark wood create a mix of materials and sensations which make the large living room even more classy.
Every home is different: this because everyone wants to feel it original, unique and welcoming. This is one of the reasons why people put greater care in furnishing their favourite rooms: bedroom, living room or kitchen! And the kitchen is the true protagonist of this luxurious American home (Georgia, Atlanta), where our Tile lightens up the island and the dining table, embellishing this wonderful space.
Interior Designer: Joel Kelly Design
Photographer: Erica George Dines
ORU COPPER FOR A PRIVATE HOME IN NEW YORK
For some years now, copper has returned as the star of interior design: ornaments, lighting, finishes and décor were conquered by its character.
We are truly excited that our Oru Copper has been chosen to light up the dining area of this luxury apartment in Park Avenue, NY. An intimate and warm environment, embellished by copper hanging lamps which make the environment even more welcoming and unique.
A LUXURY ATMPSPHERE
The atmosphere in a private billiard room must be elegant and sophisticated, favouring soft but effective light.
The private project at Saint Petersburg (Russia) establishes Tile as an important detail in the room: it decorates the walls, creating a soft light around the room, giving the luxury and sophistication that enhance the billiard table.
THE BEAUTY OF TILE IN A PRIVATE POOL
One of our last private projects in Saint Petersburg (Russia) sees Tile as the undisputed protagonist: in a large swimming pool area, it discretely, elegantly separates the different environments.
Installed as both wall and crystal column, Tile creates a truly romantic, sophisticated atmosphere separating the pool from the more intimate relaxation and hydro-massage areas with a charming, careful result.
THE SOPHISTICATION AND ELEGANCE OF CRYSTAL
The following paragraphs present the most beautiful and prestigious lighting installations in homes and villas created with the Tile collection. Tile is not only a lamp but also an architectural element: it is functional and decorative at the same time and creates unique, original settings in which to live, work and rest. Thanks to the material with which it is made, crystal, it adds a touch of class and character.
FABBIAN PER LAMPS FOR EVERY ROOM
In this section, numerous examples are shown of areas of private homes in which lamps from the Fabbian catalogue have been installed. Each ambiance is suitably lit using hanging lamps, table lamps, floor, wall and ceiling lamps in a variety of materials, lamp types and shapes. Fabbian lamps are designed to suit any style, whether modern or classic. They are high quality, made with cutting-edge technology and sophisticated in their design.
A RESTAURANT… IN THE CLOUDS!
NoGlu is a chain of gourmet restaurants specialising in gluten-free cuisine. Their tasty dishes are beautifully presented, delicious to eat, and light like clouds… The care and passion that goes into preparing the lunches and dinners is the same as ours in wanting to illuminate the environments to perfection. So, here we are in Paris, eating a delicious meal under a blanket of white clouds, our Cloudy lights!
CLOUDY IN THE TEMPLE OF SCIENCE
Strategically positioned between the prestigious Harvard and MIT universities, Café ArtScience designed by Mathieu Lehanneur opens its doors. Over 1000 m2 to host scientific, intellectual and artistic discussions, Café ArtScience is an hybrid and multi-purpose venue that represents a new equation: Restaurant + Auditorium + Bar + Concept Shop + Art Gallery = Ideas!
LAMINIS CONQUERS FUSION RESTAURANTS
Creating the right atmosphere in certain places is the key to their success. Among these places, Kanji Light fusion restaurant required a very special setting. The result was a contemporary location with a colourful twist that creates a dramatic visual effect and an impressive impact.
ALTITUDE RESTAURANT: A LAMINIS-LIT DINNER!
The Altitude Restaurant is located within the luxurious Ana Hotels and Sport Hotel & Spa in Poiana Brasov, in the heart of Romania. The restaurant offers its customers a breathtaking view over the ski resort, however it is mostly acknowledged for the delicious cuisine and the refined setting. Indeed, the Laminis collection was chosen as a decorative lighting element.
THE DESIGN THAT DISTINGUISHES THE INTERIORS
In Saint Petersburg in a young, dynamic part of the city, the small but pleasant Ristorante Italia has been opened. The colours and wooden elements of the furniture create a warm, cosy atmosphere, making it the ideal place in which to while away the hours with friends or family. The lamps chosen to make this restaurant unique are five Roofer hanging lamps in different colours, which illuminate the long row of central tables.
STICK: THE LIGHT THAT CHARACTERIZED
The Tiramisù Restaurant in the Marina di Venezia camp site in Cavallino, in Venice, Italy, is a superb example of how a simple lamp can become not only a distinctive decorative element, but the main theme of an entire furnishing project. The colour scheme and natural materials used to decorate this restaurant were in fact chosen around the Stick hanging lamp by Matali Crasset.
ROFFER: THE DESIGN THAT CREATES THE ENVIRONMENT
The Roofer lamps are the protagonists of Baffito's Bar&Pizzeria in Cheshire made by the contractor Andy Thornton Ltd.
Baffito’s Bar & Pizzeria is a new 140-cover restaurant in Warrington, Cheshire that serves up classic Italian food in a unique and inviting environment. Roofer pendant lighting are positioned throughout three of Baffito’s areas: the pizzeria, trattoria and garden.
FURNISHING WITH LIGHT
In Lancashire (United Kingdom), the very unusual and eccentric La Rocca Restaurant has been opened. The building is round in shape, and once you have entered, you find yourself in a large hall characterised by very bright, vibrant colours, decorations and modern furniture. Some of the lamps are by Fabbian. Two long lamps from the Hungry collection hang above the long grand piano, while Class floor lamps decorate the area with the tables near the windows.
COSY LIGHTING ATMOSPHERES
The Etage Restaurant in Krasnogorsk (Russia) is located in a young, vibrant district of the city. The style of the restaurant is modern and well-groomed, with sober yet sophisticated items of furniture, while the cosy, intimate atmosphere is enhanced by the illumination. Sophisticated, elegant Kone hanging lamps are fitted above each table, and make the entire space more sparkly and exquisite thanks to their finish in chrome-plated steel.
THE MAGIC OF PURE DESIGN
In Rio San Martino (PD, Italy), the rchitect Alberto Torsello has restored an old building and converted it into a restaurant. The furniture is essential and sober and characterised by pale colours and natural materials, while the numerous curved walls create an overall dynamic atmosphere. The lamps chosen for this project are twin wall lamps, hanging lamps and ceiling lamps from the Beluga White collection, with diffusers in white, shiny blown glass.
A BLEND OF MODERN AND TRADITIONAL
The restaurant Villa Casena dei Colli is located in Palermo (Italy), in a renovated XVIII-century building with fine rooms decorated with frescoes, all in perfect condition. The style of the interiors is definitely classic and traditional with a hint of modern design in the chairs, paintings and lamps. The overall appearance is harmonious and suggestive.
THE LIGHT THAT CREATES AN ATMOSPHERE
The famous Jadore Sushi Restaurant is located by the city walls of Cittadella (PD, Italy). It is composed of two parts: the first, containing the bar and reception area is connected to the second part, the restaurant itself, by a lift. The bar is distinguished by a modern design with bold contrasts and is illuminated by two beautiful, shiny black Riccio hanging lamps with LED and halogen light bulbs above the counter.
A RELAXING HIDEAWAY FROM CITY LIFE
In the frenetic city of Dubai, you can take time out to relax in the Heart & Soul Spa Centre. The philosophy behind the centre is that of restoring the calming effect of nature, relaxing and creating moments of peace and tranquillity for customers away from the chaos of the city. The interiors are thus well-groomed and cosy, and dominated by a design that creates a feeling of intimacy.
THE WELL-BEING OF LUXURY
The prestigious Hotel Guarda Golf in Crans Montana (Switzerland) has a high-class Spa and Well-being area. The centre is distinguished by the formal clean lines of the interiors and an atmosphere that exudes a wide feeling of relaxation to favour the psychophysical well-being of its guests.
IDEAS FOR HOTEL AND SPA RELAXATION
In 2010, Naples hosted an interesting edition of Hotel&Spa Design, an event at which architects and designers made a ‘live’ proposal of the most important areas of an imaginary luxury hotel, such as the entrance hall, the guest rooms and suits, and the restaurant. Also in this case, Fabbian provided the illumination for many projects.
RELAX IN STYLE
The prestigious Grand Hotel Paradiso in Catanzaro Lido (Italy) is ideally located for holidays by the sea. The building has an elegant, classic design suited for creating cosy, luxurious atmospheres. To bring out the best features of the hotel, recessed spotlights from the Venere collection were chosen for all the common areas: in the corridors leading to the guest rooms, in the entrance hall by the reception desk, and in the bar and lounge area.
AD HOC WELL-BEING
When planning Spa and Well-Being Centres, illumination plays a fundamental role because it effects not only the appearance and safety of the different areas but also the state of mind of the spa guests. To illuminate the Art Petè Wellness Centre, two types of lamp were chosen: Plano, by Studio Futura, an orientable recessed spotlight with a structure in chrome-plated steel, suitable for installation in false ceilings.
A STYLE-CONSCIOUS GYM
The Zero10 Gym is in Padua(Italy), and is dedicated to the physical and spiritual well-being of guests who, after a hard day’s work, can come here to unwind and do physical exercise. The interiors have a well-groomed, cosy design, also thanks to the numerous elements that revoke natural shades and images, such as the wooden flooring and the fine curved wooden beams.
INNOVATIVE IDEAS FOR RELAXATION
In 2011, Fabbian was chosen to illuminate the spaces of the FuoriSalone in Milan, at the SuperStudio 13 dedicated to the theme of Home&Spa Design spa centres. The finest architects in the sector proposed their ideas to create atmospheres and places in which to offer visitors moments of pure leisure and relaxation. Many Fabbian lamps were chosen for these projects.
EXPERIMENTS IN WELL-BEING
In 2010, in the Tortona district of Milan, on the occasion of the FuoriSalone Home&Spa Design, architects and designers presented their ideas for living areas in the home and Well-Being centres. Fabbian was an important partner for the illumination of numerous different projects.
FABBIAN LIGHTS UP BEAUTY
The superb beauty centre H&CO Beauty Store is located in Porto Viro (RO, Italy), and offers various treatments and beauty products, plus the chance to take part in events. It is very big and well organised and tastefully furnished, with modern and highly practical elements. To provide the best possible illumination for these spaces, Fabbian opted for spotlights to show off the products on display and the various working areas.
A SOPHISTICATED COMBINATION OF SPORT AND DESIGN
The GymDay gym is situated in Castelfranco Veneto (TV, Italy), in the shopping area of the town. The building is articulated around a large hall containing the gym equipment, enhanced by beautiful wooden beams: from here, the bathrooms and changing rooms can be reached. The rooms are simple and cosy thanks to the natural colour schemes of the interiors and furnishings.
The beautiful Seventy Showroom is located in Milan. This large space, designed by the Pamio architectural Studio, is minimalist with very clean lines. The furniture is essential and there are no decorative elements. The Zen lamps used to illuminate the entire store has the twin function of enhancing both the garments and the architecture.
A beautiful Tile chandelier is the main feature of the shoe department at the luxury mall Palacio de Hierro in Mexico City. It was conceived so that it resembled a serpentine, developing across the whole length of the store and placed in the centre dividing the space in two halves.
TILE MAKES PRECIOUS A LUXURY SHOP IN AMSTERDAM
A series of custom made Fabbian Tile light up the new Skins Cosmetics Shop in Amsterdam. Skins Cosmetics opened a new shop in the Conservatorium Hotel, the iconic five-star hotel located in the heart of Amsterdam. Four Fabbian Tile ceiling lamps light up this luxury shop, where they sell high level cosmetics with an high-level service.
TOROIDALE: THE LIGHT THAT FILLS THE GREAT SPACES
A hundred of Toroidale lamps light up the new shopping center Simplon Center, Migros, in Bris Gliss, Switzerland.
These polyethylene lamps, with diffuser made by a rotational molding process, illuminate and decorate all the common areas of the largest shopping center in the Canton of Valais. They are customized Toroidale lamps, dimmable DALI, lit by compact fluorescent light bulbs.
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AN AREA REVIVED WITH A NEW LIGHT
The historical and traditional shop "Eliseo" of Caldiero Spa (Verona, Italy) was redesigned by the Arch. Alberto Apostoli. The concept, according to the project, born from the creativity- rationality dualism, and is developed through a sophisticated use of shapes, lights and colors.
THE IDEAL LIGHTING FOR RETAIL SPACES
The pharmacy of Dr. Battistella is situated in Pieve di Soligo (TV, Italy), and is lit entirely with lamps produced by Fabbian. The store is reasonably large and well-furnished in a minimalist, simple style. It also has an office and a warehouse. The illumination required uses lamps that provide the best type of illumination for the products on display.
AMPS THAT ADD A TOUCH OF ELEGANCE
The elegant store selling fashion for men and women, Capo Serio, is situated in the quaint seaside town, Cefalù (PA Italy). It has a very classic, cosy style and is tastefully furnished with details in wood and glass. The Fabbian collections chosen to provide the best illumination possible for the garments on sale are Vicky and Book.
LIGHT IN DESIGN AND TRADITION
The new store selling casual clothing by Emma in the historic city centre of Padua (Italy), is a place in which modern and traditional styles are combined. The architecture of the premises is clean and minimalist and enhanced by details and furniture in wood, glass and metal. Illumination plays a decisive role, not only by providing the right light to the areas of the store and the garments, but also in enhancing the overall look.
THE LAMPS THAT FILL SPACES
The Firas showroom in San Donà di Piave (VE, Italy), is a large exhibition space of tiles for use in the home and bathroom accessories. The store is very airy and the illumination was designed to fill, furnish and enhance the entire space. The lamps used also have the function of showing the textures and characteristics of the various elements in stone, wood and brick presented to customers, to their best advantage.
THE IDEAL LIGHTING FOR THE STORE
The lingerie store, Marchese Ragona, is situated in Canicatti (AG, Italy). The store is very spacious and pleasant, and the products are elegantly presented with the right illumination. The furniture is sober and modern with hints of red on the sofa seats.
The elegant store of men's clothing, Le Floe, is located in Greece. The store is cosy and well-groomed in the choice of furniture, with a mixture of modern and classic styles.
LIGHTING EFFECTS FOR A SOPHISTICATED INTERIOR
The elegant store of men's’ clothing, Castello Uomo, is located in Castelfranco Veneto (TV, Italy). The store is distinguished by its very classic style in natural, pastel shades, with more modern elements such as the iron beams and pillars and the glass used for the furniture and stairs.
LAMPS THAT ENHANCE INTERIORS
The L’Incontro store, in Castelfranco Veneto (TV, Italy), sells luxurious garments by top brands. The store has been fitted with lamps from the elegant and exquisite Class lamp collection. The glass showcases are lit with the cubic black hanging lamps, while the entrance is enhanced by floor lamps with the same finish.
THE LIGHT THAT BRINGS OUT COLOURS
The Le Numerò store in Castelfranco Veneto (TV, Italy) is very modern and youthful in style and sells clothing, shoes and bags. The furniture is simple but fresh and characterised by bold colours and mirrors that make the best of and fill the space available. The illumination of the entire store is provided by lamps from the Zen collection: three long rows of recessed spotlights shed light on the clothes and accessories, exalting their materials and colours.