Indoor

New products
Lighting
Furniture
Garden

Urban

New products
Lighting
Urban Elements

Books

Download our catalogues
The Santa & Cole REVIEW
New
ISSUE nº01
Image library
New
Image library access

Indoor

Urban

 
Nuestro conocimiento a tu servicio
Buscar por ciudad
Discover Santa & Cole
Belloch: a knowledge park
Santa & Cole Group
Designers
HEADQUARTERS
Parc de Belloch

Ctra. C-251, Km 5,6
E-08430 La Roca (Barcelona)
See map
T. +34 938 619 100
F. +34 938 711 767
General. info@santacole.com
Books. publicaciones@santacole.com

SALES
Spain


T. +34 902 460 010
F. +34 902 460 020
E. ventas@santacole.com

International


T. +34 938 619 100
F. +34 938 711 767
E. internationalsales@santacole.com

AFTER SALES
Spain


T. +34 902 460 030
F. +34 902 460 020
E. postventa@santacole.com

International


T. +34 938 619 100
F. +34 938 711 767
E. aftersales@santacole.com

INTERNATIONAL OFFICES
United States

2005 Charleston Trace
Roswell, GA 30075
T. +1 404 858 4610
E. usinfo@santacole.com

United Kingdom

39 Dibben Street
London N1 8RH
T. +44 (0) 7596 831 942
E. london.uk@santacole.com

France

45 Allées Jean Jaurès
31000 Tolouse
T. +33 562 877 216
F. +33 562 877 217
E. toulouse.france@santacole.com

Where to buy

Contact locator
PRESS


E. press@santacole.com

Press area

Do you have a question?

Contact us

Santa & Cole Team

Work With Us
Home   >   About Us   >   Designers

Mariona Raventós

Barcelona, 1955

Mariona Raventós

Jordi Miralbell and Mariona Raventós are a couple of craftsmen of design that have little by little come to build a variety of pieces of domestic lighting and furniture, pure and poetic.

Mariona Raventós, born in 1955, studied with Jordi Miralbell at Barcelona's Elisava school of design between 1974 and 1977. Two years after, they set up their own interior and graphic design studio, m&j, in Barcelona.


They soon expanded their professional career to special designs for movies and photography, publicity and stage design, and space lighting projects. In1986, they also started designing pieces of furniture, lighting and complements through their new production company, Neo-Series, that continued with their craftwork style. One of their first lamps, the Arco, included a parchment shade that Mariona would hand paint. Among their first works, we may find a series of fashion dummies, or a furniture and lighting collection called Atmósfera that was composed of the Arco lamps, the Sud and Vertical lamps, and the Oceanía, Bere-B and Asia pieces of furniture.


Their conception of design led them in 1989 to become a part of Santa & Cole, for which they had already designed some pieces of furniture, and they ended up becoming, two years later, partners of the company. Miralbell and Raventós were responsible afterwards for the art direction of the firm, and as a part of the editorial committee they selected the products that the firm would edit. Many pieces of furniture and lighting elements edited by Santa & Cole at that time wore their signatures: the Dórica lamp; the Pie de Garza lamp(1997), awarded with the VII Premio de Diseño Nuevo Estilo in 1994; the lamps Turca and Suma (1999), Gala, Nova (1996),Disco (1995), Vertical, Tosca y Comodín (1994), and Boa and Sólida (1993); the Sistema Matricial, an interchangeable system of shades that allows to offer customized lamps; the Nif Naf Nuf, a set of three stools; and the Oslo armchair, young and cosy.


As a team, Mariona expresses herself better with materials, textures and color, she represents the sensual part of the project, whereas Jordi contributes with volume, proportion, structure and supervising that the whole object will work. Their projects are simple and warm, they live together peacefully with all kinds of furniture. Their lighting elements offer different ways to give light thanks to parchment, wood, raffia or cotton and their poetic forms, thus reflecting the team's conception on life: design is the art of turning what is practical into a desired thing, into human warmness, into something that men have created.

facebook share     Share on tweeter     pin it     Share on Google+    

IP USER: 54.196.47.128