The Italian designer Luca Nichetto (b.1976) studied industrial design in Venice. He started his career in 1999 by making Murano glass for Salviati. The same year he also started a long cooperation with Foscarini. In 2006 Nichetto founded his own design studio Nichetto & Partners, that focuses on industrial design. During his career he has won several awards like the IF Product Design Award in 2008 and the Elle Décor Italy Designer of the Year in 2013.