Franco Deboni (b.1950) Italian architect and glassware designer

Coffee Table with Glass by F. Deboni, Italy, 2013 – A$14500

Franco Deboni (b.1950) is an Italian architect and glassware designer.

Education

He studied architecture and industrial design at the Instituto Universitario di Architettura, Venice to 1974.

Biography

He worked for various firms in Italy and Yugoslavia. He received a patent for a bookcase-component system. Clients included Ferro & Lazzarini (glassware) and Italianline. He was best known for his lighting in glass and a mushroom-shaped table lamp in marble; became a member of ADI (Associazione per il Disegno Industriale); was author of Venini Glass (1990) and the manager of an art auction house.

Sources

Byars, M., & Riley, T. (2004). The design encyclopedia. Laurence King Publishing. https://amzn.to/3ElmSlL

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