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Sistema Fonda

ADI FAD (Selection), 1995

In the early 1990s, artist, designer and Santa & Cole founder Gabriel Ordeig Cole was commissioned to design the lighting for a large restaurant – Fonda Europa in Granollers (Barcelona). The aim was to achieve a pleasant, consistent colouration to accompany diners’ conversations under excellent lighting. And this was the result that was ultimately implemented. Through the use of segments of one or three shades, and three types of connectors between them (the final part, an intermediate straight connector and a connector at a 90º angle) an entire lighting system is arranged, based on linear tube structures on which varying types of shades may be placed.

The Sistema Fonda, with small and medium-size ribbon, cardboard and white linen shades, all supported by brief ossicles of natural beech, provides extraordinarily lavish lighting and bears a highly contemporary appearance in serving a hugely classical purpose: hanging structures that irradiate light from a recurring array of lamps. A remarkable exercise in amalgamation, conferring all planners with a wealth of freedom.

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Londres, 1954 - 1994

Gabriel Ordeig Cole, a cultured, thoughtful and uncommon designer of talent, cultivated throughout his career a special sensitivity to light. The resultant pieces of his work have always been innovative and intuitive.

Gabriel Ordeig was born in London, to a Catalan father and an English mother. In 1960, his family moved to Barcelona, where he started studying philosophy, but he soon changed his route and went to study to the Bachelor of Arts at the East Ham College and to the Cardiff Arts School in London.

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Satin nickel tubular structure with natural beech wood supports for 1 or 3 lampshades.
3 lampshade options:
P1 (stitched beige parchment; natural, red-amber or black ribbon and terracotta, mustard or green Raw Color ribbon)
P2 (stitched beige parchment, natural ribbon, or white linen)
M1 (stitched beige parchment; natural, red-amber or black ribbon and terracotta, mustard or green Raw Color ribbon and white linen)
S&C satin nickel metallic canopy. Suitable for side entry adaptor.
Maximum 1200 W per line (6A). One connection per line.

Weight structure for 3 lampshades (without lampshade): 2.7 kg / 5.9 lb

Weight structure for 18 lampshades (without lampshade): 13 kg / 29 lb

Junction Box adaptor included Ø 11,7 cm / 4.6".


Light Sources

Not included light source.

Recommended light source:

1 x / 3 x LED bulb 10 W

Other light sources:
Max. 100 W

Input voltage : 100, 120, 230 Vac. (50 Hz / 60 Hz). According to destination.

Bulb socket: E26 (Max. hgt. 115 mm / 4.5")

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