Headquartered in Maia, Portugal, Frato is an interior lifestyle company with a wide range of products spanning across multiple categories which include furniture, upholstery, lighting, accessories, handles, rugs, and finishes. Values at the core of Frato are elegance and comfort, along with well-being and pleasure. Further, there is a conscious attempt to blend both classic and contemporary styles, ultimately giving its collection a timeless touch.
The collection at Frato draws inspiration from an eclectic range of places spanning the globe. Examples include Kent and Samara beds, Marrakesh armchair, Aspen and Zurich lamps, Amalfi mirror, Hamilton rug, Agra and Mekong handles, and Tribeca sofa to name a few. Further, every one of these items can be customised as per customer needs and preferences. Frato also prides itself on its scalability, wherein once delivery timeline is mutually confirmed and agreed upon, large volume orders can also be catered to with ease.
Besides its Portuguese headquarters, Frato has a flagship presence at the Harrods store in London as well as the Dubai Mall in Dubai. Additionally, it has prominent retailers in China and Saudi Arabia which are no less than Saintegina Paris and Halo Galleries, in Shanghai and Riyadh respectively.
Presented in Paris in early 2010, Frato Interiors was established and developed by Carlos and Patricia Santos. Its name was taken from Francisco and Tomás, the founder’s twins. It also signifies brotherhood in Ludwik Zamenhof's Esperanto.
The furniture and lighting company has its roots in Portugal, where the art of furniture made its mark during the Age of Discovery, between centuries XV and XVII, when the country managed to tap into rich and rare materials from all over the world. This gave rise to a prosperous class of designers and craftsmen with ingenious skills, and whom have persisted to this day.
Since its introduction, Frato Interiors have penetrated over 30 countries, with a presence in Europe, America, Asia and the Middle East. This is just the start of achieving a global presence. Frato Interiors has a showroom in Singapore, and can be seen in Al Tayer in Dubai, and Harrods in London.
Frato Interiors combine “traditional mastery and state-of-the-art design” in producing furniture, lamps and comfortable upholstery. Each masterpiece is fully designed, fashioned and produced in Portugal.
With influences from some of the world’s magnificent places, interiors and lifestyle concept, Frato Interiors produces a collection that is versatile, scalable and a fusion between class and contemporary styles. Each item is made to the exacting taste and with the specific needs of a client in mind. It is also reflective of a customer’s personal interpretation of what life is and should be.
With Frato Interiors furniture and lighting in your home, you will be able to create an environment that is conducive to style, comfort and pleasure.