Gino Sarfatti (1912 – 1985)
Gino Sarfatti was an Italian and designer. After his studies in engineering, he became one of the leading designers of the Italian company Arteluce Company from 1939.
Arteluce quickly became a leader in shaping the modern Italian architectural movement. It was also a meeting place for many of the leading Italian mid-century designers, including e.g. Franco Albini, Gianfranco Frattini, and Ico Parisi. Sarfatti designed more than 400 lighting products and made a significant contribution to innovating lighting design by experimenting with new materials, production methodologies and light sources.