The authors

Alberto Donà

Alberto Dona’ began working in the glass field at the age 13. He worked with many masters and had the opportunity to travel abroad to Venezuela to work with glass.

Davide Donà

Davide Dona’ started to learn the glassmaking first working in a paperweight furnace, then from 1998 in his father company.

From that moment, his art became famous for the colors and mostly for the dimensions. In 2001 he had a one-man show at the Vassel Art Gallery in London and he was selected to furnish the lighting for the Hiroshima Memorial Museum.

His foremost influence was the maestro ‘Nane’ Ferro, one of the best maestro in the 60s. In the 70s he opened his own furnance.

In 2001-2002 he attended the international courses in San Servolo island as Davide Salvadore’s first assistant and Pino Signoretto’s assistant. Later, he worked with the school Abate Zanetti and the is specialized in modern mirror and carved vases, but his craft ranges from sculpures to glasses.