Francesco Cappuccio is an Italian lighting and product designer working in Bangkok. He graduated with a Master of Architecture and Specialist Degree in Industrial Design from the University Federico II of Naples (Italy) in 1994.
Francesco relocated to Bangkok in 2005, where he taught lighting and product design and served as Academic Director at the AI Bangkok Institute.
In 2015 he founded "CappuccioDesignStudio" and coo-founded the brand "Lightsculptures".
Following his motto “Form follows function and vice versa" and integrating sustainable principles, Francesco emphasizes the interplay of aesthetics, functionality and sustainability in the design process. He strives to create designs that are both visually appealing and practical, while also minimizing environmental effect.
Francesco has collaborated with a number of brands such as Artitude, Hora, Kochuu, Lightsculptures, Multiforme, Lumere.
The secret to his long-lasting success lies in the wide scope of his interests: furniture, lighting, facades, interiors, light installations, etc. His design “Louis XXI” is included in the Museum permanent collection of M.A.A.M Verona.
Over the course of his career, he won several awards and was featured in numerous publications:
Red Dot Design Award
European Design Award (Gold)
Four A'Design Awards
First Prize for “The Significant Furniture” International Competition “Aldo Morelato Foundation” for Applied Art in the Furniture Sector.
The sustainable installation "The Sunflowers", near to the Opera House, made the front page of the Sydney Herald in 2018.