Francesco Paretti

Best-known work: Bach lamp for SLAMP
Training: Industrial designer

Background
Francesco Paretti was born in Terni, Italy, and studied industrial design at the University La Sapienza in Rome.

Paretti has worked as a design consultant for numerous large companies, where he designed products either alone or with other well-known designers like Stefano Giovannoni, Anna Gili and Gai Mattiolo.

In 1997 and 1998 he won the San Valentino Gold award and in 2003 he won the international design competition Aprilia Design Award.

Today his designs are exhibited in some of the greatest museums in the world.