Born in Cremona in 1960, Ferruccio Laviani graduated from the Faculty of Architecture of the Milan Polytechnic where he attended the courses of Achille Castiglioni and Marco Zanuso. In 1991 he opened his own studio in Milan, dealing with interior design, art direction and graphics. During his professional career Laviani designed furniture and lamps for the most prestigious design companies, managing projects of private and public spaces, and taking care of exhibitions and installations for the furniture and fashion sector. Ferruccio Laviani began his collaboration with Frigerio in 2022 with the aim of realizing furniture with a recognizable design whose personality resides in the finely crafted details thanks to the company’s production capacity.
He works as an architect in the field of product design, interior design, art direction and graphics. He has been an art director at Kartell since 1991 and has held this position for several other companies, including Flos, De Padova, Foscarini, Moroso, Society (Limonta) en Emmemobili.
His products can be seen in the collections of various design brands; Kartell, Foscarini, Bisazza, Dada-Molteni, Emmemobili, Moroso, UnoPiù, Lema, Poltrona Frau, FontanaArte, Fratelli Boffi, Richard Ginori, Laufen, Londonart, Citco, RagnoMarazzi Group, Memphis, Driade, Panasonic en Pelikan.