Architect and Designer Maurizio Lai was born in Padua, he studied Architecture in Venice and at the Milan Polytechnic, where he graduated.
He started his career as a set designer for the national TV broadcasters, while working on retail and display concepts for major luxury brands. In 1998 he founded LAI STUDIO in Milan, building synergies between architecture and design, which determine the fabrication of rather impacting concepts for the retail, commercial and hospitality industry, as well as for private residential projects and developments.
An original interpreter of contemporary aesthetics, his work is defined by an instinctive approach, which certainly reflects in the originality of his lighting creations. Widely acknowledged for his remarkable production, his style has been described as one of the most interesting in the Italian contemporary scene.
His work is featured in the most authoritative press.