|1981 ||Foscarini Spa set up on Murano island (Venice).|
|1983||First collection of lamps designed by Carlo Urbinati and Alessandro Vecchiato.|
|1985 ||First collection in collaboration with external designers: wassily off the wall by Adam Tihany and Joseph Mancini.|
|1988 ||Carlo Urbinati and Alessandro Vecchiato become the company owners and managers.|
|1990 ||Rodolfo Dordoni designs lumiere,|
Foscarini's first major success.
|1992 ||ORBITAL, Ferruccio Laviani’s debut|
lamp, is the first Foscarini lamp made of industrial glass.
|1993 ||HAVANA, designed by Joseph Forakis, is the first Foscarini lamp made of a material other than glass, namely polythene.|
|1994 ||Foscarini moves from Murano island to Marcon, on Venetian terra firma. |
|1996||The company is among the first in the industry to receive UNI EN ISO 9001 quality system certification.|
|2000||The MITE and TITE, lamps developed in conjunction with Marc Sadler are launched.|
The same year, Foscarini launches its first corporate identity communication project.
|2001||Foscarini and Marc Sadler, thanks|
to the MITE and TITE, lamps, are
awarded the Compasso d’Oro for
“the bold technological innovation”.
|2002||Lux magazine, Foscarini's first|
publishing experience, starts off.
|2003||The new Foscarini facility is|
inaugurated in Marcon (Venice).
|2005||CABOCHE, designed by Patricia Urquiola and Eliana Gerotto, inaugurates a successful season for Foscarini, with models such as TWIGGY Marc Sadler – 2006, GREGG L+R Palomba|
|2007||TRESS Marc Sadler –|
2008, LE SOLEIL Vicente Garcia Jimenez – 2009. These products can truly express their innovative and design culture contents, owing also to the company's accrued experience in all fields: from technology, to communication, to logistics.
|2008||Foscarini becomes the official sponsor of the Venice Biennale Exhibition.|
|2009||Foscarini and Diesel sign a licensing deal, as part of the “Home Collection” furniture and lifestyle project.|
|2010||Foscarini presents a new publishing adventure, mid way between a book and a magazine, called “INVENTARIO – Everything is a project”.|
|2011||On the occasion of Euroluce, Foscarini presents 15 new models which are joining the collection, along with 4 new Diesel lamps in a multimedia booth designed by Ferruccio Laviani. With the collaboration of the Poldi Pezzoli Museum, the first cover page of Inventario gives rise to the “Di Vaso in Fiore” exhibition.|
|2012||At Milano Design Week the Foscarini Inspire installation illustrates - through the language|
of the movies - the inspiration and charm behind some of the best sellers in the collection. Together with the Poldi Pezzoli Museum and Inventario, the “Fare Lume” exhibition is presented.
|2013|| Thirty years on from the first collection of lamps, Foscarini opens two new venues in the cities which symbolise contemporary design: Milan and New York.|
Not simple showrooms, but rather locations that aim to be the spokesperson of the company's values of innovation and creativity, in which to tell stories and to
On the occasion of Euroluce, in a booth designed by Ferruccio
Laviani, Foscarini presents its new models which are joining the collection, along with 4 new Diesel
lamps in a dedicated space.
With the collaboration of the Poldi Pezzoli Museum and Inventario,
the “Intorno al libro” exhibition is launched.