A technological and creative workshop that, in collaboration with world-renowned designers, conceives, develops and produces not just lamps but pure emotions.
Proud to partner with the best world designers, Foscarini has worked with: Aldo Cibic, Defne Koz, Denis Santachiara, Ferruccio Laviani, Giovanni Levanti, Itamar Harari, Jozeph Forakis, Karim Rashid, Lievore Asociados, Luca Nichetto / Gianpetro Gai, Marc Sadler, Matilde Alessandra, Patricia Urquiola / Eliana Gerotto, Pietro Lissoni, Pio & Tito Tossi, Prospero Rasulo, Roberto & Ludovica Palomba, Rodolfo Dordoni, Studio Kairos, Tom Dixon, Urbinati - Ricci e Vecchiato, Valerio Bottin.
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. Ã?Â¢Ã¯Â¿Â½Ã?Â¨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.View other products by Luca Nichetto
Oki Sato, founder of Nendo, was born in Toronto, Canada in 1977. He received an M.A. in Architecture from Waseda University, Tokyo in 2002 and established the Nendo Tokyo office. In 2005, Sato established the Nendo Milan office. He was named one of "The 100 Most Respected Japanese" by Newsweek magazine and Nendo was named one of "The Top 100 Small Japanese Companies", also by Newsweek magazine.
Oki Sato has lectured at numerous institutions and he has served as a jury member of the iF award. Nendo's designs have been selected for numerous museum collections, including: Museum of Modern Art (New York), Muse Des Arts Decoratifs (Paris), Museum of Arts and Design (New York), Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (New York), Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Montreal), Design Museum Holon (Holon), Israel Museum (Jerusalem), High Museum of Art (Atlanta), Victoria and Albert Museum (London) and Centre Pompidou (Paris).View other products by Nendo