Ferruccio Laviani was born in Cremona, Italy in 1960. From 1997 to 2005, he was part of the artistic management of Flos where he conducted research and created a reinterpreted light system. His designs include Fl/Y, Supernova, E´, Cindy, Ge´, Take, Toobe, Bourgie, Bloom and Easy for both Kartell, Foscarini and Flos.
In 1984 he received a diploma at the Design Polytechnic of Milan and in 1986 a degree in architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan
From 1986 to 1991, he was a partner at "Studio De Lucchi srl." and he was project manager for different companies. He was in charge of the historical section of the Groninger Museum, The Netherlands, together with Alessandro Mendini, and he cooperated with the MEMPHIS participants in "12 new MEMPHIS" MEMPHIS '87 and designed the stand for the Milan Furniture Fair and the show room in New York. From 1991 he became part of the artistic management of Kartell and designed their stands at: Salone del Mobile Milan, Laeln Messe Koln, ICFF New York.
Since 1992, he has cooperated with Foscarini Murano, designing lamps: Orbital from 1992, Dolmen from 1996, Bit from 1993 and Supernova from 2001.