Lava stone is a natural stone that is ideal for high-end, custom-made interiors and outdoor furniture for the hospitality market.
In combination, gray, brown, glazed and decorated lava stone surfaces open up a huge range of possibilities for architectural and design projects.
The eye-catching countertop bar that welcomes Four Seasons guests in Miami’s Surf Club Hall is a masterwork.
Ranieri Lava Stone was commissioned this piece for the re-opening of Miami’s legendary Surf Club.
A lava stone surface can measure up to 3 meters; a lava stone block can be turned into a majestic reception desk or bar counter in luxury hotel interiors, or into monolithic washbasins and bathtubs for Spas and resorts.
In the below example, the eye-catching countertop bar that welcomes Four Seasons guests in Miami’s Surf Club Hall is a glazed lava stone masterwork:
The color palette used for this Champagne Bar area features glossy custom green, white milk satin enamel for the top, together with cobalt blue and copper details recalling the glitz of the 1930s.
Lava stone slabs over three meters in size were used for the glazed top, hollowed inside to make it lighter.
The decoration under the bar counter was achieved using a green glaze over a fluted stone surface to produce a wave-like effect:
In this prestigious project for the Miami Four Seasons Surf Club, Ranieri Lava Stone also produced the table tops in the restaurant area and the support for the lamps in the dining area
The enameled lava stone is perfect for crowded places, as enameling is wear-resistant: a perfect choice for restaurant and hotel design, where lava stone tabletop will add admirable long-lasting accents.
Accents & finishes
Lava stone was used to enhance details, it is the case of the lava stone support for lamps, conceived by Paris-based designer Joseph Dirand:
While in this restaurant project (Bagatelle Restaurant, Montecarlo), lava stone was used to enhance details, such as the buffet counters and decorative support panels for sofas in the restaurant, and other finishes in the reception area.
Flooring and wall claddings
The detail of the bicolor lava stone flooring which welcome clients in the hotel reception: