Paolo Rizzatto was born in 1941 in Milan. He took his degree in Architecture in 1965, at the Milan Polytechnic. In his studio, he works as a freelancer in the field of architecture, design and interior design and continues to develop his experience as interior lighting designer. In 1978, he founded Luceplan together with Riccardo Sarfatti.
He has designed for Arteluce, Artemide, Luceplan, Alias, Cassina, Nemo, Molteni, Knoll, Kartell, Philips, Montina, Thonet and Guzzini. Projects by him presented at Seminars or Exhibitions of architecture and design, are included in the permanent collections of numerous Foundations and Museums: Architectural Associations in London, Milan Triennale, Wave Hill Museum Centre in New York, Museum of Modern Art in New York, Victoria and Albert Museum in London.