Luca Nichetto was born in Venice in 1976, where he studied at the Art Institute. 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 them as a consultant for new material research and product development (2001-2003). In 2006, he founded his own agency, Nichetto & Partners, which deals both with Industrial Design and Design Consultancy. 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. He has received many international prizes, among which the Gran Design Award 2008, the Chicago Atheneum 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.?Today, Luca Nichetto works for various companies, such as Bonaldo, Bosa Ceramiche, Casamania by Frezza, Emmegi, Foscarini, Fratelli Guzzini, Gallotti & Radice, Italesse, Kristalia, Moroso, Offecct, Salviati, Venini.Giampietro Gai
Luca Nichetto and Giampietro Gai studied industrial design at the faCULty of Architecture of Venice University. They have been working together since 1998 on lighting, furnishing, accessories and gifts, graphics and web-design.The O Space pendant has a chrome metal fitting and colored high density expanded polyurethane body. Through this light, direct light is projected up and downwards and reflected light is spread throughout the room. This fixture comes in white and orange.
|O-Space Pendant Light||78.43" H x 22" W x 17" D||Unavailable|
|Number of Lights:||1|
|Product Category:||Pendant Lights|
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The Foscarini keynote is research, into forms and materials, as well as ideas. Established in 1981 in Venice, Foscarini started out by exploring the opportunities offered by Murano glass. The management assures brand identity and coherence by careful conservation of its Murano heritage, whilst being ever ready to consider new objectives and to exercise its rare capacity for talent scouting.
The company works with both established designers who've created new trends and with younger, emerging exponents of alternative styles and approaches. This makes for a highly original catalogue and one of the most varied in the sector. Over the years, the range of materials used has expanded to include satin-finished glass, polyethylene, wood and aluminium, as well as patented materials such as an exclusive textured glass-tissue and carbone fibre composite.