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FARO Mini Fireplace by Rui Pereira

In a society that is increasingly individualistic and where the massive use of technology separates us, we propose an object that uses fire to bring people together. FARO is a mini fireplace that can be placed either indoors or outdoors, through the use of an ethanol burner. We want to explore a different way of using this fire source. By using material such as red clay, hammered copper and aluminum we wanted to evoke the memory of the traditional wood-stove. The user may also choose to use wood instead of ethanol when placing it outdoor. The pieces that compose this product were produced in Portugal, Japan and Italy, using different craft techniques, like the red clay pottery and the hammered copper.

I find it interesting that this fireplace is made of a variety of different materials which were made in different countries due to the quality of the different making techniques. I love the clean aesthetic and simplicity of the design. To me it sets a statement and would make any space feel warm.

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