Vittorio Livi has always had one passion: glass. This allowed him to dedicate his life to his furniture glasswork creations, breathtaking pieces we all can admire in iSaloni 2019. With the goal of rising glass to the throne in the world of design, Vittorio Livi founded FIAM and designs the company’s first product, the “Onda pouf”, in 1973.
Fullet, the very first company founded by him, produced colored glass for the furniture industry and was followed by a succession of companies: Artiglass, Curvovetro, Cromoglass and Vellutart. The merging of all of these companies in 1973 resulted in FIAM, the first company to produce furnishing items in curved glass.
Thanks to its technology and partnerships with the best international designers, FIAM became a leader in the industry and some of its products are on display in more than twenty-five museums worldwide.
After overseeing the restoration of Montegridolfo, a walled town dating back to the 7th century B.C., in 1992 Vittorio Livi purchased and renovated Villa Miralfiore, a historic building in Pesaro constructed in 1260. A part of the villa is dedicated to “Spazio Miralfiore”, a museum for works of art in glass produced by Livi and several other talented Italian and international artists and master artisans.
In 1998, FIAM Italia and the visionary creator Philippe Starck presented “Caadre”, a unique mirror which makes of its function its beauty, a mix of aesthetic sensibility, craftsmanship and timeless design. In 2018, they celebrated the 20th anniversary of the everlasting charm of CAADRE by introducing a new bronze model and the backlit version.
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