Pietro Chiesa

Pietro Chiesa (1892-1948) was an Italian architect and designer born in Milan. He was a key figure in the Art Deco movement and gained fame for his work in lighting and glass design. Chiesa studied architecture in Milan and started his career under the renowned Italian designer Gio Ponti. In 1932, he founded his own design firm, FontanaArte, where he created iconic pieces such as the "Luminator" lamp and the "Globo di Luce" pendant light. Chiesa's designs are known for their elegant and simple lines, as well as the use of high-quality materials, especially glass. Today, his designs are celebrated for their timeless beauty and continue to inspire contemporary designers worldwide.