Paolo Rizzatto was born in 1941 in Milan, where he took a degree at the Polytechnic in 1965. In 1978 he founded Luceplan together with Riccardo Sarfatti. In his studio he works in the fields of architecture, interior design, light and product design, collaborating with companies like Alias, Arteluce, Artemide, Cassina, Fiam, Guzzini, Lensvelt, Luceplan, Molteni, Montina, Knoll, Kartell, Philips, Poltrona Frau, Serralunga, Thonet, Veneta Cucine. His works are part of the permanent collections of many museums, including Victoria and Albert Museum (London), MOMA (New York), Centre Pompidou (Paris) and Permanent Collection of Design at Triennale (Milan). He has received many prizes and honors, among which five “Compasso d’oro” ADI ⁄ Milan 1981, 1989, 1995, 2008 and 2011.