The story of Davide Groppi and his iconic brand of lamps begins in a small laboratory in Piacenza, Italy during the late 1980’s. As he invents and produces his first lamps, Groppi decides to simply use his own name for the company. Over time, his creative independence and management skills allow him to establish a unique and globally recognized brand.
His projects are driven by his heart and mind, characterized by simplicity, lightness, emotion, invention, and amazement. Drawing inspiration from a variety of sources, including art, everyday objects, and a desire for hands-on creation, Groppi finds light to be a captivating medium.
Collaboration has always been a vital element in Groppi’s work. He surrounds himself with a dedicated team of partners, with whom he shares all his ideas. Together, they have produced an array of products, projects, and shows, working with specialized design companies around the world. Their portfolio includes illuminating homes, stores, museums, and restaurants.
Notably, Groppi has made a significant impact in the hospitality industry. Some of the most renowned chefs, such as Albert Adrià, Massimo Bottura, Carlo Cracco, and others, have chosen his lighting solutions for their establishments. With a passion for using light to seduce and excite, Davide Groppi has cemented his place as a top name in the world of lighting design.