Luca Nichetto was born in 1976 on the island Murano just north of Venice, a place known around the world for its distinctive glass designs. Luca Nichetto’s interest in design led him to studies of industrial design at the IUAV in Venice. He began his professional career in 1999 by designing his first projects in Murano glass for Salviati. 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.
Over the course of his career, Nichetto has been awarded a number of international prizes, including the Grandesign 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). He was announced as Designer of the Year in the Young Designer Talent category (2009) and designated as Designer of the Year 2012 by Elle Decor Italia. Nichetto has made several design for Offecct, among them are Linea and Robo.