The Italian designer Ferrucio Laviani (b.1960) studied architecture and design in Milan and graduated in 1986. Since 1983 he collaborated with Studio de Lucchi and between 1986 and 1991 he worked there. In 1991 he established his own studio in Milan.
He has worked with big clients like Kartell, Foscarini, Dolce & Gabbana and Jan Hennesy & Co. Some of the earlier products he designed for Kartell like the FL/Y pendant and Bourgie table lamp are still one of the best selling products around the world.