A veritable jewel casket where precious things are kept and guarded, Venetia Studium’s activities range from the exclusive production of the original Fortuny ® lamps to the creation of interior design items - cushions, tapestries, table runners, curtains - and clothing accessories - scarves, dresses and bags.
The ambition of the Company’s founder, Lino Lando, is to create new objects speaking an ancient language of elegance and good taste, a dream he shares with his sons Luca and Matteo. Venice is the birthplace of Fortuny ® lamps and it is Venice which gives them their atmosphere and colours. It is the city itself with its ever changing reflections which inherits the legacy of the master and forges the colours of all Venetia Studium products.
Founded in 1984 by Lino Lando, today employs about 50 people. Headquarters are at Palazzo Zuccato, a charming 18th Century palace located in the heart of Venice, few steps away from S. Mark’s Square in some of the most elegant shopping areas around the world.
Fortuny ® Lamps
Venetia Studium has creatively embodied Fortuny’s affection in the multi culture aspects. Enjoying the Venetia Studium’s lighting objects one can experience the fusion of culture sensitively carried by Fortuny, there are Spanish, Persian, Islamic, classical Greek, Renaissance and the great Venetian Art of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Among all, the strongest influences from the western culture are Spanish, as Fortuny was born in Granada, the ancient Moorish Capital of Spain; and Italian, as he resided in Venice since 1889 until his Fortuny’s blood as a Spanish origin. While Arabic was the strongest non-Western culture to him.
Analyzing to the detail of these lighting objects, proofs that the producer has put the whole heart to design and to solve the technical issues. Careful attention that goes to the choice of high quality materials, to the dedicated care in giving the perfect touch to every single detail and the application of studied practical adjustments to the finished product. The products appear as sculpture from the skillful hands, who merge together the lightness of the opaline silk, the elegance of the graphic design, the balance of the metal structure.
This result of a timeless beauty objects certainly will beautifully decorate any ceiling, spreads the soft illumination to both the small and large room decorated with different period furnishing.
Silk Fortuny ® Lamps - The lightness of the opaline silk, the refined decoration and the balance of the silhouettes merge together, creating true sculptures of light. Perpetuating the tradition, Venetia Studium continues to produce these wonderful lamps. Evoking almost fairytale places and times, Fortuny ® lamps are the result of research into lighting, design and ways of filtering light. Thanks to the particular structure and various models proposed, they fit in with any style of décor, completely satisfying the needs of good illumination and giving the space a soft, evocative and timeless atmosphere.
Glass Fortuny ® Lamps - In the glass range of the Fortuny ® lamps, Venetia Studium continues the centuries-old tradition of the Venetian master glass blowers, while retaining the elegance and originality of the shapes found in the silk version. The brilliance and transparency of the glass enhance the delicate gold decoration, made even more precious by the burnished metal of the decorative metal ring. Sophistication, refined techniques, a high quality finish and attention to detail are the distinctive features of each original lamp bearing the trademark.
Venetia Studium Textile collection - The whole collection of pleated silk and silk damask velvet has been handcrafted strictly according to traditions. It includes a vast range of household textiles - cushions, tapestries, table runners, curtains - and clothing accessories - scarves, dresses, handbags and stoles. A pleasure for the eyes and also for the heart that, thanks to Venetia Studium, is renewed day after day in this unique corner of the world that is Venice. This revival of the traditional precious silks is to be reedited to Lino Lando who, has accomplished his personal inspiration of giving body and soul to the essence of Venice: elegance, style and a touch of vanity. All items included in the textile collection are sold under VENETIA STUDIUM® brand name
VENETIA STUDIUM ® and FORTUNY ® are two faces of a single coin, two names coming together in an extraordinary cultural project reviving the elegance of early 20th century tastes in the design of lamps. Lamps are produced exclusively by Venetia Studium, the only company in the world entitled to use the trademark for lamps.
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