Paolo Rizattowas born in Milan in 1941. After graduating from the Polytechnic in Milan in 1965 with a degree in Architecture, he began his career working as a freelance designer. Rizatto works across the fields of architecture, design and interior design, specializing primarily in lighting design. His work is exhibited worldwide with permanent collections at foundations and museums including the Architectural Associations in London and the Milan Triennale. In additon to this he has also completed projects for some of the worlds most acclaimed brands like Arteluce, Artemide, Kartell and Knoll.