More than 90 years ago, in 1921, Paolo VeniniMilanese lawyer, and Giacomo Cappellin, an antique dealer in Venice, founded Cappellin Venini and C.
The painter Vittorio Zecchin was then artistic director and laid the Foundation on which the company is still today founded: reinterpretation of the traditional schemes, the opening towards the new artistic and technical trends in manufacturing. He was able to get to all this thanks to the masters of the island of Murano glass.
Unfortunately, after a few years, the company was divided into two. For this reason, the Vetri Soffiati Muranesi Venini company and C. was founded, with Napoleone Martinuzzi as artistic director. He was one of the most important and influential worldwide artistic glass.