Martinelli Luce is an Italian lighting brand founded by Elio Martinelli in 1950. Based in Lucca, Tuscany, the family-owned company is known for their strive to rethink and reinvent lighting design. The luminaires of Martinelli Luce are made in Italy.
He was born in 1962 in Belgium, he has a degree in architecture from St. Luc nell’1986 Brussels. He won the prize of Architecture “Van Hove” in Brussels for the TGV station project and then works two years in Florence. At 26, he won the Architecture of the European Chamber dell’Parlamento of Brussels where he also designed the furniture. This project will also opens the world of design: VALLI VALLI and asked him to produce the handles, TECNO TECHNOLUX lamps and the furnishing of the hemicycle. In ‘2000 he opened a product-design studio in Italy. In 2001, represents Belgium at the University of Montreal conference on international design. Nell’2005 wins “DESIGN PLUS” in Frankfurt with his tank “STRIP” designed for AQUAMASS. Then in 2007 wins the “GOOD DESIGN” Chicago Cutlery with “UNIQUE” designed to Auerhahn.Now he lives in Lucca in Tuscany, where he worked for the most prestigious companies such as ARTEMIDE, AQUAMASS, AUERHAHN, MARTINELLI LUCE, SERRALUNGA, TECNO, TECNOLUX, VALLI ARREDOBAGNO and VCR.