Vittorio Livi has always been a passion: glass.
The first company established by Vittorio Livi was “Fullet” to produce decorated glasses earmarked for the furniture industry. Then followed: Artiglass, Curvovetro, Cromoglass, Vellutart. In 1973, while he was setting up all these companies, he established “Fiam Italia”, the first company able to perform curved glass furniture items, which most well known international designers cooperate with. Among these there are: Giorgetto Giugiaro, Enzo Mari, Philippe Starck, Ron Arad, Cini Boeri, Vico Magistretti, Makio Hasuike, Doriana and Massimiliano Fuksas, Daniel Libeskind, Oscar Dante Benini and others.
Fiam Italia, world-wide leader on one’s field, distributes its own collection all over the world and some of its products are hosted by 25 international museums.
In 1988, together with Massimo and Alberta Ferretti, established the “Montegridolfo srl” to reorganize the homonym walled-in suburb dating back to VII century b.C., got to be crumbling, has been brought back to the ancient brightness.
In 1992 he bought “Villa Miralfiore” Pesaro’s historical building dating back to 1260 that has marked the historical stages of these places by the nobles that have lived there. Meanwhile it got to be crumbling ,was recovered together with its own typical Italian garden.
A part of “Villa MIrafiore” was used as museum to host glass works produced by himself in cooperation with some artists such as: Gianni Colombo, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Enrico Baj, Walter Valentini Danny Lane, Umberto Mariani, Eugenio Carmi, Luigi Veronesi, Bruno Munari, Oscar Piattella, Vasco Bendini… edificio storico di Pesaro del 1260 che ha segnato le tappe storiche di questi luoghi tramite le famiglie nobili che l’hanno abitata; diventata nel frattempo fatiscente, viene recuperata unitamente al suo originario giardino all’italiana.
Una parte viene dedicata alla realizzazione di un Museo per opere in vetro da lui prodotte collaborando con artisti quali: Gianni Colombo, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Enrico Baj, Walter Valentini Danny Lane, Umberto Mariani, Eugenio Carmi, Luigi Veronesi, Bruno Munari, Oscar Piattella, Vasco Bendini …
Vittorio Livi the artist
Vittorio Livi the designer
Over the years, Vittorio Livi has designed for FIAM numerous products. In particular:
He has received many awards and honours:
Currently he is holding the following offices: