Marset is a Spanish lighting company which was established in 1942 as a metal foundry, before concentrating on illumination in 1965. A long experience with molding metal gave the company a strong base for experimenting with different lamp designs, and over the years, Marset has become famous for its interesting and unique lighting effects.
Today, Marset aims to discover new nuances of light and create atmospheric and timeless designs with modern techniques. One of the best known designs of the brand is the FollowMe lamp, which won the Red Dot Award in 2016.
Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, Spain, 1969
Interior and industrial designer, Francesc Rifé (Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, 1969) founded his own studio in Barcelona in 1994. Influenced by minimalism and following a familiar tradition linked to craftsmanship, his work focuses on ways of approaching material honesty, spatial order, and geometric proportion. Currently, he leads a team of professionals from several design fields. His projects, domestic and international, range from interior to industrial design, architecture, the creation of concepts, installations, graphics, and art direction.
Throughout his career, Rifé has been awarded prizes from the field of design such as Contract World, Red Dot, ICFF Editors, HiP in Chicago, FAD, and several ASCER awards. His work has been widely released in the general press as well as specialized publications and books worldwide. Also, there have been several published books that collect his most outstanding works.
Currently, he works as well as leads workshops and conferences.