Ludovico Diaz de Santillana was born in Roma in 1931.  He graduated in architecture in Venice and he started teching at the university.


He married Anna Venini, Paolo’s daughter; from the holder’s death in 1985 he became the director of the Venini , then he also worked for EOS, for which he designed important collections.


Ludovico de Santillana gave a great expansion to the glass in architecture and he opened Venini’s furnaces and Murano’s secrets to the young americans, with a sensitive equilibrium between crafts, design and industry.

He died in 1989.