Born in Padova, Giovanni Barbato is an emerging young designer keen on essential yet innovative lines. He attended an industrial design course in Padua and the Architecture University in Venice.
Active in the lighting sector
He has been working with Vetreria Vistosi and other important firms operating in the lighting sector for a number of years.
Artist's statement: ...One day I stood in front of a lamp in stunned silence and with a feeling of emptiness inside. No, I wasn't afraid of those who spoke of ugliness, but of those who were capable of standing in silence with indifference... I could have even laughed about something ugly after all...