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This has got to be the slickest fireplace design that we’ve seen in a while. Presented in Ventura Lambrate earlier this year during the Salone del Mobile, Faro is is a mini ethanol or woodburning stove that can be used either indoors or out.

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The design is the result of a collaboration between Portuguese designer Rui Pereira and Japanese designer Ryosuke Fukusada, and is built from components produced in Portugal, Japan and Italy, all made using regional craft techniques.

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The designers explain, “By using material such as red clay, hammered copper and aluminum we wanted to evoke the memory of the traditional wood-stove.”

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- A.Morris

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