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    Hotel Designs | matt black fireplace in modern lounge with yellow seating
    730 565 Hamish Kilburn
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    Introducing the next gen of modern fireplaces

    Adding modern drama and context to a contemporary interior design scheme, FOCUS has launched the new glazed GYROFOCUS fireplaces, with an ‘Ecodesign Ready’ closed hearth, which fully compliant with regulations that come into force on January 1, 2022…

    Hotel Designs | matt black fireplace in modern lounge with yellow seating

    Imperceptible at first glance, the glazed GYROFOCUS has a new and unique curved glass window that protects the environment without altering the original design – a huge technological feat for Focus, which remain at the forefront of fireplace innovation.

    > Since you’re here, why not read about the gas GYROFOCUS?

    Keeper of the flames

    The new design includes all the advantages of a real fire are preserved without the risk of sparks flying thanks to the ingenious frameless sliding glass window that fits seamlessly into the hearth. This allows for a perfect view of the wood burning fire with its flickering flames, all with the added benefit of energy efficiency.

    Hotel Designs | Modern lounge with black matt fireplace

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    Compliance

    The new Glazed GYROFOCUS is compliant with all new legislation concerning wood-burning appliances coming into force early in 2022. However, FOCUS has been pushing boundaries since 2015; it has implemented the strictest regulations complying to the highest environmental levels including a four-star 4 Stelle rating in Italian environmental regulations, one of the most demanding in the world.

    Energy efficiency

    Despite the product challenging conventional approaches in fireplace design, the new innovation remains extremely straightforward to use. Thanks to the regulation of the air supply at the base of the opening, it is very easy to adjust the power of the fire and choose low or high intensity options. A key positioned on the duct also helps conserve the fireplace’s energy and maintain heat in the room.

    Original design

    More than 12 months of research and development, alongside extensive testing, were necessary to develop the Glazed GYROFOCUS whilst ensuring the original design remained intact, including its ability to pivot at 360°. FOCUS continues to impress with its technical prowess in converting its designs to newest and most advanced standards while respecting the aesthetics of its models.

    The GYROFOCUS is a prestigious design created in 1968, which has become an international classic and the symbol of the brand.  This model is taught in a school of architecture and was voted La Cosa Più Bella Del Mondo (the most beautiful design in the world) by Italians. It was exhibited at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. The glazed GYROFOCUS now completes the GYROFOCUS collection of wood, gas and outdoor models.

    FOCUS is one of our Recommended Suppliers and regularly features in our Supplier News section of the website. If you are interested in becoming one of our recommended suppliers, please email Katy Phillips.

    Main image credit: FOCUS

    Hamish Kilburn / 29.09.2021

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