Oriano Favaretto was born in 1956 in Silea (Treviso). He attended the "Accademia delle Belle Arti" where he had the opportunity to meet Emilio Vedova, important teacher of graphic signs. Another important experience was the cooperation with Ennio Chiggio, as trainee and collaborator. Among his main professional successes we can count the "Lubian 1982" award at the "Italian Academy Competition", as well as the working experience in painting art, gained at the "Bevilacqua La Masa" foundation. He took part in numerous leading international shows, for example "Eventi" in Milan, together with Zuccheri and Oira, the itinerant fair "I Fiori della Metafora" with Plessi and D'orazio and the "Murano" award won by Oriano in 1987 and 1992 and he has been selected in the contest for the mural painting of Sacca Fisola in Venice. Important is also the award "Lampada d'oro" gained in S.I.L. in Paris in 1993 and then the "Prix d'Excellence" that the magazine Marie Claire gave him, thanks to his "Polipò" which became soon the lamp of the year. He cooperates with several outstanding companies in the domain of industrial design. His art works are exposed at the Glass Museum in Murano and in some other private collections.