Born in Padua, architect and designer Maurizio Lai studied architecture in Venice and at the Milan Polytechnic, where he graduated.

He started his career as set designer for the national TV broadcasters, while working on retail and display concepts for major luxury brands, Soon after he would begin his collaboration with Ventaglio Travels Group and The Club Med, to develop hospitality and tourism related projects.

In 1998 he founded LAI STUDIO in Milan, building synergies between architecture and design, which determine the fabrication of rather impacting concepts for the retail, commercial and hospitality industry, as well as for private residential projects and developments.

An original interpreter of contemporary aesthetics, his work is defined by an instinctive approach, which certainly reflects in the originality of his lighting creations.

Widely acknowledged for his remarkable production, his style has been described as one of the most interesting in the Italian contemporary scene.

Maurizio Lai has been recentley awarded with RBDA for Best Lighting Uk & International and shortlisted for WIN Awards 2018 as Best Interior Practice of the Year.

His work is featured in the most authoritative architecture & design pubblications.

Corporate Clients

Gruppo COIN Excelsior, Consorzio Parmigiano Reggiano, Adelio Rossini, Antonini, Avantoi, Club Med, I Viaggi Del Ventaglio, Starwood Hotels Worldwide, Gruppo C.I.R., Mediaset, RAI Television, Made Entertaiment, Gucci, Montblanc, Longines, Nike, Lamborghini Group, Luxottica Group, John Richmond, Sweet Years, Parosh, T-look, Gruppo Wu Taiyo, Made in Projects, Danieli Group, VgO Lab, Italian Food Culture, Il Salumaio di Montenapoleone, Cioccolati Italiani, Bellora, Admiral Group, Radio Globo, El Coq, The Sushi Club.

Architetto, scenografo e designer, Maurizio Lai nasce a Padova e studia Architettura a Venezia e al Politecnico di Milano, dove si laurea.

Inizia la sua carriera progettando per la televisione, lo spettacolo e la moda, per estendere rapidamente l'attività al settore residenziale, commerciale e contract, sia in Italia che all'estero. 

Nel 1998 fonda e dirige LAI STUDIO, come organismo multidisciplinare che sviluppa sinergie tra l’architettura e il design, determinandone l'intenso impatto visivo delle realizzazioni.

Riconosciuto interprete di un'estetica contemporanea originale, il suo stile è stato definito come uno dei più interessanti nel panorama contemporaneo italiano.

Maurizio Lai è stato premiato con il Restaurant&Bar Design Award come miglior Lighting Design Uk & International e nominato ai WIN Awards 2018 come Best Interior Practice of the Year.

I suoi lavori sono pubblicati internazionalmente sulla più autorevole stampa di Architettura e Design

SELECTED WORKS

See Maurizio Lai's Projects Showcase.
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