Venini is a prominent Italian glass manufacturer located in Murano, a small island near Venice, Italy that has been renowned for its glassmaking since the 13th century. Venini was founded in 1921 by Paolo Venini and Giacomo Cappellin, and has since become one of the most prestigious glass manufacturers in the world, known for its innovative designs and high-quality craftsmanship.
Venini has collaborated with many renowned designers over the years, including Carlo Scarpa, Tapio Wirkkala, Fulvio Bianconi, and Timo Sarpaneva, among others. Their pieces can be found in prestigious art collections and museums around the world.
Some of Venini's signature glassmaking techniques include "incalmo," which involves fusing together different glass pieces of different colors to create a seamless whole, and "murrine," which involves layering and slicing differently colored glass rods to create intricate patterns.
Today, Venini continues to produce beautiful and unique glass pieces that are highly sought after by collectors and design enthusiasts around the world.