Nicola Azzaro was born in 1979 and He works in Parma, city of art where He learns with his family and since 2001, with great skill and commitment, craftsmanship applied to precision mechanics.

Because of the death in 2001 of his father, the owner of the family workshop for precision machining, He decides to abandone her sports career and together with his mother, to carry on his familiy business activity.

Interested in Interior Design, Nicola obtained in 2013 Verona a certificate at European level as well, while a 2013 utility patent of lighting decor accessories leads to develop the passion for lighting design.

With the physical characteristics of PMMA (polymethylmethacrylate) and its transparency qualities superior to glass, Nicola creates an innovative collection of creations, individually designed and hand-crafted in the family workshop. The philosophical style of the designer is manifested through the illusory game of full and empty enclosed in his LED lamps, designed for prestige environments.

Focusing on 100% made in Italy and on attention to detail, Nicola decides to combine his know-how and his "nicolazzaro italian design" brand into a new innovative startup, founded by himself in early 2019.

The startup NICOLAZZARO deals with the design, production and marketing of furnishing and fashion accessories, with the development of innovations in applied physics through the use of polymethylmethacrylate.

In the field of lighting complements, these innovations are also aimed at the development of optical properties, for the purpose of better optimization of lighting capacities in compliance with limits and regulatory requirements.


The functional aspect meets the beauty of clean, dynamic and sophisticated features.

The furniture design accessories represent the inspiration for the creation of a light source with aesthetic features.


  • Salon

    «Nicola Azzaro’s stand became one of the brightest and most unusual ones at the expo. The company exhibited their new product, a sandglass-shaped lamp. This stylish and elegant lamp can be used as an additional source of light in any part of a house. Its functionality includes designs, lighting and provides emotional admiration.»

  • Italian lighting n.199

    «The futuristic reinterpretation of Time meeting full PMMA creating two design objects with different features: Clepsy Design, the hourglass in its essence and Clepsy Icon, from the richest facets related to its aluminum structure.»

  • Yacht Capri

    «The main material choosen by Nicola Azzaro is the PMMA, impossible to industrializa in the way he uses it, that, thanks to its unusual and unpredictable refraction of light, makes each lamp a unique product.»

  • Livein - La Clessidra

    «Time is the most valuable asset, but you cannot buy it. You cannot conquer or seduce it. You cannot implore him. It does not come back. It is implacable: it does not stop. It is elusive, it runs away, like sand between your fingers. We are all tiny grains at the mercy of destiny. Our existence is fleeting, as the flow of dust inside an hourglass ...»

  • Livein - Nicola Azzaro, l'artista della luce

    «Pointing to 100% Made in Italy and Customer Care,the know-how of this "light artist" is a technological innovation thanks to the application of the full transparent Pmma, manufactured according to certain shape and thickness criteria as a diffuser of light generated by high performance led strips and cobs»

  • Design meets Art in Monaco

    «7 I 8 I 900 - MAESTRI NEI SECOLI / Panini, Fattori, de Chirico, Fontana. Quattro opere rappresentative della grande arte italiana attraverso quattro secoli di storia»

Nicolazzaro Italian Design

Strada Nuova Di Baganzola, 11/A – 43126 – Parma

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