Vistosi lighting was founded in 1640 by the family of Murano in Italy, the best island glass marker of the 18th century. Vistosi produces beautiful Italian pendant lights, chandeliers and sconces in Murano glass.
Born in France, 1967, Emmanuel Babled graduated in industrial design from the European Institute of design at the age of 22 and in 1995 opened his design studio in Milan. Apart from holding a number of solo exhibitions throughout Europe, Asia and North America, Emmanuel produced limited-edition items and offered consultancy services to businesses on both product design and craftsmanship, as well as graphic design and creative direction. He was also in charge of exhibitions such as Fusion (Milan, 1999), Sputnik (Milano, 2000), Smash (Milan, New York, Paris, London, Tokyo, 2001). In 2000 he won the Laurent Perrier Design Challenge with the best drawing for the Laurent Perrier Ice Bucket.
Since 2001 he has been collaborating with the Domus Academy in Italy and Eindhoven's Design Academy as visiting professor. He has recently been appointed director of the "Glass and Venetian Art" master course held by the European Institute of Design in Milan. Emmanuel now designs products for a number of international companies, including Baccarat, Covo, Giannini, Idee Co Ltd, Laurent Perrier, Macef, Marzoretti Ronchetti, Outlook Zelco, Rosenthal, Slamp, Venini, Viceversa and Vistosi.View other products by Emmanuel Babled