Founded by Vittorio Livi in 1973, FIAM designs, develops and produces items of furniture in curved glass, creating them through a combination of craftsmanship and industrial processes, actually merging tradition and innovation, hand-crafting and design.
He was born in Paris in 1949. Architect, interior designer and designer, Starck is active in every field. In 1989 he created the Asahi and Nani Nani buildings in Tokyo; in just one year, 1991, he designed a building in Osaka, ten buildings in Los Angeles, the "Angle Building" in Antwerp, in Belgium, and an entire district in Paris. As interior designer, in 1982 he designed the current layout of the Elysée, in 1984 the Café Costes, and in 1985 the Manin in Tokyo. As well as collections of furniture for French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese and Swiss companies, he has created the Fluocaril toothbrush, bags and suitcases for Vuitton, street furniture for Décaux, bottles for Glacier, sailing-boats for Bénéteau, vehicles, cutlery and tableware and computers.