Born in Venice in 1976, Luca Nichetto he studied at the Art Institute in Venice. Afterwards he attended the IUAV, the University Institute of Architecture of Venice, where he graduated in Industrial Design. He began his business career in 1999 by designing his first products made of Murano glass for Salviati. In the same year he began his cooperation with Foscarini. Besides designing products, he also worked for Foscarini as a consultant for new material research and product development. In 2006, he founded his own agency, Nichetto & Partners, which deals both with Industrial Design and design consulting. Ãï¿½ÃÂ¢ÃÂ¯ÃÂ¿ÃÂ½Ãï¿½ÃÂ¨He has received many international awards, among which the Gran Design Award 2008, the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture Good Design Award 2008, the IF Product Design Award 2008 and the Elle Decoration International Design Awards 2009 (EDIDA) as Designer of the Year in the Young Designer Talent section. He has held workshops in various Italian and international universities and he has taken part in exhibitions in Europe, in the United States and Japan. Today, Nichetto works for a wide variety of international companies developing new designs.