LIGHT4
MAURO MARZOLLO

Mauro Marzollo was born in Venice. After finishing his studies, he began working as a designer on Murano, where he learned the most refined glass-making techniques, which became important tools for his professional development marked by many achievements. Marzollo subsequently filled the role of head of the Research and Design Department at “Lumenform”, where he came into contact with leading Italian designers such as Marco Zanuso, Angelo Mangiarotti, Cesare Leonardi, Claudio Salocchi and Ennio Chiggio. After becoming freelance, in 1980 he began collaborating with Itre, which put him in charge of the Research and Design Department and product engineering. He has designed for: Lumenform, Effetre International, Modaluce, Bilumen, Piùluce, Sirrah, A. V. Mazzega, I Guzzini, ITRE, Murano Due, Aureliano Toso 1938, Alt, Ultraluce, Team Italia, Carlesso, Light4 and Panzeri. He is currently working in the lighting and retail sectors.
DIEGO CHILO' www.diegochilo.it

In 1984 he goes freelance and becomes involved in industrial and residential planning and industrial design. He designs products for national and international firms such as Sirrah Illuminazione, Prandina, CRAB, Disegnoluce, Andromeda, etc. He collaborates closely in the building design sector with Fabio Calore and Roberto Girardin, producing landmark industrial buildings. Since 1997 he has worked on several projects in collaboration with the architects Afra and Tobia Scarpa. From 1996 to 2000 he was art director for Andromeda of Venice. In 2002 ONO commissioned him to design a new line of household lamps together with Fiorenzo Valbonesi and Giancarlo Ventrucci. In 2003 he was appointed art director for ONO.
ANDREA LAZZARI www.andrealazzaridesigner.it

Andrea Lazzari  was born in Venice in 1972. He has been designing lamps for interiors since 1996. In 1999, he began a partnership with the Itre and Aureliano Toso Murano 1938 brands, and later with the Alt Luci Alternative brand. In 2002, he set up Works Studio with Massimo Tonetto, designing numerous successful collections including “Giukò” and “Alias” for Itre, “Mey” for Aureliano Toso, and ''Filò'' for Alt Luci Alternative. Since 2005, he has worked as art director and product manager for the Morosini and Evi Style brands of the Luci Italiane Group, for which he has designed various collections of lamps. He is also involved in Interior and Industrial design, Graphics and Packaging. He designs stands and showrooms for national and international trade fairs. Many of his designs have been published in leading national and international magazines including Domus, Interni, Ottagono, Casaviva, Elle Decor, Abitare, GdA and many others. .
CAMBI SCATENA TURINI cambiscatenaturiniarchitetti

Cambi, Scatena, Turini Architects" Studio is a design laboratory founded in 1998 with headquarters in Vicopisano (Pisa), at just two steps from the Fortress of Brunelleschi. Their design philosophy does not necessarily distinguish the different areas of intervention; instead it brings inspiration by apparent contradictions to find the rules that significantly combine the various aspects of the design. They combine concrete experiences with more conceptual moments by taking part in prize competitions on design and architecture and obtaining many awards including a special mentions at the competitions "Idee per la Luce - 2001", "Echi di Luce - 2002", "Atmosfere di Luce - 2006", and at the competition for the restoration of the historic stalls of the St. Lorenzo market in Florence. In 2001, drawing the first family of lamps "Samui" and, since then, they have been continuously dealing with lighting design, exploring any possible shades of this kaleidoscopic world.
ROMANI SACCANI Architetti Associati www.romanisaccaniarchitettiassociati.com

Michele Romani and Mauro Saccani in 1999, they founded in Arcore-Milan- an Associated Office in charge of industrial design and interior lighting for important firms of lighting and furniture. Since 1999 they are ordinary members of the ADI, Industrial Drawing Association in Milan. Their expressive research is directed to set up a "project-object" minimal, just unusual, humorous or passionate but always polite and functional. The result is an aesthetically pure, seductive as direct soul, designed to arouse emotions in the viewer's complicity and affection of use. Their projects "Diadema" (of Vistosi) and "Ark" (from Acerbis International) have been reported by the research group I.DoT '06 / 07, Italian Design on Tour, one of the best works of "Made in Italy" . The light produced by Vetreria Vistosi, Diadema lamp, has been selected by 'ADI Design Index 2006' for the candidacy for the XXI Prize Compasso d'Oro, the most authoritative European recognition of the design industry.
LU GONG CALCIDESE PUNTONI

Lu Yao, Yuanfei Gong, Valentina Calcidese, Giulia Puntoni are an eclectic and multicultural team of young designers from the University of Genova.
MASSIMO TONETTO

Massimo Tonetto graduated in architecture at the University of Venice. Since 1998 he has been working as a designer for the most important lighting and furniture producers. His products are always original and functional, his design is simple but nonetheless elegant. Massimo is also an experienced interior and exhibition designer, having realized several display stands and showrooms
LORENZO BERTOCCO

Lorenzo Bertocco was born in Venice in 1969. After finishing his studies, he began to work in Murano for ALT glassworks, where he learned Murano glassmaking techniques. In this context, he started to develop products in the objets d'art sector, mainly collaborating with the world of art and design and working alongside artists such as Fabrizio Plessi, Piero Dorazio and Eugenio Carmi. In 2000, he became Product Manager for the FDV Group, designing many catalogue products. In 2007, as a partner of Light4, he took over the Façon de Venise brand for which he designs various collections. He currently fills the role of Technical Director for all the Light4 brands: Façon de Venise, Muranoluce, Vintage and Itama.
ORIANO FAVARETTO

Oriano Favaretto is born in Treviso in 1956. He graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice with the Master Emilio Vedova. Lives and works in the Venetian countryside, which, with its natural and human presence marks the inner and artistic training. The passion for Murano glass approached him to the legendary Fucina degli Angeli where he worked with legendary names in the field of Murano Glass. Among the many splendid career achievements in just a few: 1981 - winner of the competition between the Academies of Italy and winner of the scholarship at the Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa; 1987 and 1992 – Murano Award, Peggy Gugghenheim Collection and ABA; 1993 - Golden Lamp Award, S.I.I., Paris; 1997 - Prix d'Excellence Winner for the lamp Polipò, Marie Claire, Paris.
BRIAN RASMUSSEN www.brianrasmussen.it

Brian Rasmussen was born in Ringsted (Denmark) in 1973. He graduates at The Royal Academy of Architecture in Copenhagen in 2000.  As a first year student he wons the national student competition “Prisopgave København”(Denmark) with a project for a futuristic metro station. In 2002 he wons the second price in the national architecture competition  “Christian D.IV's Bryghus” and decides to open his own office of architecture and design in Venice, Italy. In 2004 he wins the international art competition Targetti Light Art Award which becomes a starting point for his career as lighting designer. From 2004-2006 he designs and develops a streetlamp for the city Ringsted, Denmark in collaboration with Louis Poulsen Lighting. From 2011 he is in charge of the art direction at Light4. From 2017 he is the art director at Venetia Studium.
GIOVANNI D'AMBROSIO

Giovanni D'Ambrosio (place and date of birth: Rome, 1959) studied advertising graphics and architecture in Rome, the city where his industrial design firm is located. Before starting his career as an industrial designer he collaborated for several years with diverse architectural firms in Rome. Giovanni D'Ambrosio has designed a great number of exhibition stands and products for many Italian companies, and several of his designs were awarded prizes. In 2001 his "Biosfera" lamp - produced by ALT Luci Alternative - was chosen for the "Italian Design on Tour" exhibition. He has also planned and developed various cultural events that combined architecture with fashion and design. His experience in Italy as an architect includes residential projects and designing stands and interiors for shows and exhibitions. He also spent 6 years in Indonesia where he completed projects for restaurants, private residences, shops, an art gallery, and a theme park where design elements of great visual impact are set perfectly within the environment's primitive nature.
FEDERICA SUMAN

A Creative Designer with strong curiosity, passion for her work and strong motivation for new challenges. She works in the interior lighting design, jewelery, furniture and household objects. She offers ideas, projects and solutions for national and international markets.
PAOLO CREPAX

It can easily be said that Paolo Crepax is practically born in Murano's glass kilns. Over the years, Crepax worked with internationally-renowned artists and designers, which gave him the opportunity to develop his own creations, revealing the knowledge held by a person who every day works with such a both fascinating yet difficult material such as glass. Today Paolo Crepax is famous for being one of the few master craftsmen left, for his ability to work the glass and his creative flair, that love this form of art and are passionate about their job. Crepax definitely still enjoys creating new lighting and homeware applications and solutions.
MANUEL BORRI

Borri Manuel was born in Genoa in 1983. After obtaining a scientific technological upper secondary school diploma, in March 2006 he graduated in Industrial Design from the University of Genoa, Faculty of Architecture. Before the end of his university studies he started working in the world of interior design as a designer and technical developer of furnishings. After the degree he started to work (always as a designer and developer technical) in the automotive industry, an experience which allowed him to travel and live abroad for long time furthering his studies about mechanical engineering and the use of innovative materials. In 2008 he left the automotive industry to engage in the world of lighting furniture, his main passion, going to work for one of the most important companies in the lighting design sector. After about six years, the acquired experience and professional growth led him to undertake a new experience: to found the Diagora Design studio. Currently Diagora Design Studio collaborates with some of the most important European realities of lighting & product design.
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