Luca Nichetto was born in 1976 in Venice, where he studied at the Art Institute. He attended the University Institute of Architecture of Venice (IUAV) where he earned a degree in Industrial Design.
He began his professional career in 1999 by designing his first projects in Murano glass for Salviati. That same year he began his collaboration with Foscarini, for whom he not only designed products, but also worked as a consultant on new materials research and product development (2001–2003).
In 2006, he launched his own design firm, Nichetto & Partners, which specializes in industrial design and offers its services as a design consultancy. In 2011, he also opened another professional office in Stockholm, Sweden.
Over the course of his career, Nichetto has been awarded a number of international prizes, including the Gran Design Award (2008), the Chicago Atheneum Museum of Architecture’s Good Design Award (2008), the IF Product Design Award (2008) and the Elle Decoration International Design Awards (EDIDA)- Designer of the Year in the Young Designer Talent category (2009), the Interior Innovation Award in 2013 and Elle Décor Italy nominated Luca Nichetto as Designer of the Year in 2013.
IMM Cologne invited Luca Nichetto as Guest of Honour to create his vision of the perfect house for the project Das Haus- Interiors on Stage in 2013.
Today, Nichetto collaborates with a wide variety of Italian and international companies, including Berga, Bosa, Casamania, Cassina, David Design, De Padova, Discipline, Established & Sons, Fornasarig, Foscarini, Fratelli Guzzini, Gallotti & Radice, Globo Glassware, Italesse, La Chance, King’s, Kristalia, Mabeo, MG Lab, Moroso, Offecct, Ogeborg, One Nordic Furniture Company, Petite Friture, Salviati, Skitsch, Skultuna, Tacchini, Venini and Zero.