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Luca Nichetto was born in 1976 in Venice, where he studied at the Art Institute. Afterwards he attended the University Institute of Architecture of Venice (IUAV), where he earned a degree in Industrial Design. He began his professional career in 1999 by designing his first projects in Murano glass for Salviati. That same year he began his collaboration with Foscarini, for whom he not only designed products, but also worked as a consultant on new materials research and product development (2001–2003). In 2006 he launched his own design firm, Nichetto&Partners, which specializes in industrial design and offers its services as a design consultancy. In 2011 he also opened another professional office in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2013 the Tales team commissioned to Nichetto, his first architecture, a 500 mq multi-brand showroom set at Beijing Lido Garden, called “Tales Pavilion”. Over the course of his career, Nichetto has been awarded a number of international prizes, including the Gran Design Award (2008), the Chicago Atheneum Museum of Architecture’s Good Design Award (2008), the IF Product Design Award (2008) and the Elle Decoration International Design Awards’ (EDIDA) Designer of the Year award in the Young Designer Talent category (2009), the Interior Innovation Award 2013 and Elle Décor Italy has nominated Luca Nichetto as “Designer of the Year 2013”. IMM Cologne has invited Luca Nichetto as “Guest of Honour” to create his vision of perfect house for the project “Das Haus- Interiors on Stage 2013”. He has given numerous lectures and workshops at various universities both in Italy and abroad and was a professor at IUAV University of Venice Faculty of Arts and Design. Apart from participating in various design exhibitions in Europe, the U.S and Japan, Nichetto has also been the subject of important retrospective shows mounted in prominent European cities, including Venice, London, Paris and Stockholm, and he has served as art director for a number of international design events. In addition, he has been invited to sit on prestigious juries for a variety of design competitions held both in Italy and abroad. Nichetto together with his colleague and friend Oki Sato -Nendo-, in 2013, co-designed and co- conceived, a collection of seven new products named Nichetto = Nendo, which leads, that same year, in an exhibition at the Milan Design Week 2013. Today, Nichetto collaborates with a wide variety of Italian and international companies, including Arflex, Bosa, Casamania, Cassina, David Design, De Padova, De La Espada, Discipline, Established & Sons, Fornasarig, Foscarini, Fratelli Guzzini, Gallery Pascale, Gallotti & Radice, Glass, Globo, Italesse, La Chance, King’s, Kristalia, Mabeo, MG Lab, Moroso, Offecct, Ogeborg, One Nordic Furniture Company, Petite Friture, Salviati, Skitsch, Skultuna, Tacchini, TobeUs, Venini e Zero.


Nation: ITALY




    Located in the Victoria Hall at the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2018, the Ratatouille arena represents Luca Nichetto’s unique vision where the Design Bar and the Design & Architecture Talks meet for the first time.  Like a Roman arena, a historical place for human rituals such as...


  • WOLFGANG 2016

    Wolfgang is the first project entirely designed by Luca Nichetto in 2011 in Stockholm, and its name is an homage to the hospitality he received by Wolfgang Studio and a good omen for the beginning of a new “Scandinavian life”. Also the curved wood used for the seatback and seat, perfectly...


    Arflex is a pillar of the Italian tradition, thanks to its masterpieces, that have contributed to the creation of home space lifestyle, typical of the Italian design. Among these the armchairs which exalt the skilful use of wood and fabric upholstery: starting from these elements, Luca Nichetto’s...


    The seat system Ladle want to re-edit the design with a contemporary point of view, but above all the feeling and the comfort of the 60’ years classic armchairs. The fixed element in the different versions is the seat frame, to which you can add three different backrests, with three different bases...


    Papoose (literally papoose for children) is a modular sofa system, composed of three different bases divided in one, two and three-seat and with a selection of several backrests. The combination of the bases and backrests gives the possibility to create a large number of variants, allowing to adapt...

  • NICK

    Provocative designer Luca Nichetto has come up with an original bed for Molteni&C: Nick. Its striking aesthetic balance is the result of the refined and perfectly proportioned design of the individual components. The chrome-plated metal structural elements give the project great lightness....


    Wolfgang collection is an outspoken reference to Scandinavian design. It sets new standards of functionality and aesthetics....




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