Lino Sabattini 1925-2016

 

 

 

Lino Sabattini (1925 – 2016), is a self-taught Italian silversmith and designer.

He came from a modest family and began to take an interest in metalworking as a worker in a factory manufacturing copper parts during World War II.

In 1955 he met Gio Ponti and opened his own workshop in Milan.

Gio Ponti has encouraged Lino Sabattini throughout his career through collaborations and numerous publications in the review “Domus”.

Between 1956 and 1963, Lino Sabattini was director of the “design” section with the French silversmith Christofle.

Between 1956 and 1963, Lino Sabattini was director of the “design” section with the French silversmith Christofle.

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