Zebras on cream background, Piero Fornasetti was born in Milan, and is now famous as a painter, sculptor, interior decorator, engraver of art books and organiser of international exhibitions and events. He has designed more than 11.000 types of product (such as ties, scarves, waistcoats, umbrellas), as well as articles for the home such as china, furniture, lamps, etc.) inspired by common or unusual sceneries and cultures. His work is characterized by a combination of rigorous attention to detail, a strong sense of imagination and an elegant and mystical sense of humour. Made in Italy by Fornasetti, Milano.