Livio Castiglioni (1911 – 1979) was an Italian industrial designer. He was professionally active in Milan. He was the brother of Pier Castiglioni and Achille Castiglioni.
He studied architecture at the 🎓 Politecnico di Milano to 1936.
In 1938, Castiglioni and his brother Pier Giacomo Castiglioni set up a studio with Luigi Caccia Dominioni, which closed in 1940.
- In 1940, they designed silver and aluminium flatware.
- The 1940 first Italian plastic (bakelite) Model 547 radio by Phonola.
- 1940— 60, Castiglioni was a consultant to Phonola and,
- 1960—64, consultant and agent to Brionvega;
- From 1946, collaborated on audio-visual technology with Radio Televisione Italiana, Montecatini Edison, Fiat, Eni, Italsider, Osram, the Eurodomus fair, La Rinascente department store, and Olivetti;
- (with Umberto Eco) designed the audio-visual presentations at the Italian pavilion, 1967 Montreal ‘Universal and International Exhibition (Expo °67);
- With Davide Boriani he designed the audio-visuals in the experimental section, 1970 (XXXV) Biennale di Venezia;
- Until c1952, pursued lighting design, sometimes collaborating with brothers Pier Giacomo and Achille;
- In 1956, he was active in the founding of ADI (Associazione per il Disegno Industriale), of which he was president 1959-60.
His lighting work often incorporated industrial materials and new bulb types, including his 1970 Boalum snake-like lighting (with Gianfranco Frattini) produced by Artemide.