Paolo Rizzatto was born in 1941 in Milan. He took his degree in Architecture in I965 at the Milan Polytechnic. In his studio he works as a freelancer in the field of architecture, interior design, light design and design.
In 1978 founded Luceplan togheter with Riccardo Sarfatti and Sandra Severi.
His architecture works include: Daycare center in Segrate (Milan)1972, Single family vacation home in Formentera (Baleares) 1973, Residential quarter in Feltre (Belluno) 1974, Suburban home in Bazzano (Bologna) 1976, Double family Housing in Montesiro (Milano) 1985, Home for elderly in Galliate (Novara) 1986, Luceplan Factory and Headquarters in Milano 1997.
He has designed for Arteluce, Artemide, Luceplan, Alias, Cassina, Nemo, Danese, Fiam, Molteni, Knoll, Kartell, Philips, Montina, Thonet, Poltrona Frau, Mandarina Duck, Guzzini, Serralunga, Lensvelt.
His works have been publihed in magazines, catalogues and books in Italy and abroad.
Projects by him presented at Seminars or Exibitions of architecture and design, are included in the permanant collections of numerous Foundations and Museums: Architectural Associations in London, Milan Triennale, Wave Hill Museum Center in New York, Museum of Modern Art in New York, Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Museo della Scienza e della Tecnica in Milan, Camere con vista ad”Abitare il tempo”in Verona, ” Creativitalia” in Tokio, “Halogen-20 jahre neues Licht” Durangewandte Kunst Museum in Cologne, “Capitales Européennes du nouveau design” Centre Pompidou in Paris, “ Tecniques Discretes” Musée des Arts Decoratifs at the Louvre in Paris, “Mutants Materials” at the Museum of Modern art in New York. “Exercises in Style” NewYork and Tokio.
Paolo Rizzatto for Serralunga:
- Ashtray patio furniture sets
- Eufronio large planters
- NewPot garden planters
- Giulietta garden bench
- New pot Family garden planters
- New pot High Family garden planters
- Ping Pong Pang garden chairs
- Romeo garden bench