Company

Since 1962 we've been a symbol of excellence in high-end urban lighting and furniture in Italy and worldwide.

60

countries

300+

custom projects/year

200

product designers 
we’ve collaborated with

500+

tests on lighting fixtures and sources / year

30

products ENEC and UL
fully certified in-house

200+

parents obtained

History
Founded by Domenico Neri, artist, sculptor, and attentive observer and interpreter of the aesthetic and functional requirements of cities, our company promotes decor and performance through its Heritage and the Contemporary ranges.

Our message has always been and continues to be about innovation and technological research, in keeping with the same passion and craftsmanship that characterised our origins.

Today our products are the lighting standard in over half of the Italian municipalities and many prestigious mixed-use, hospitality, residential, and retail developments worldwide.

Restoration activities, reproductions, custom-made products as well as partnerships with architects, landscape and lighting designers, engineers are part of our offering thanks to a presence in over 100 countries.

1962
Domenico Neri fonda l’omonima azienda.
1967
La prima lanterna in stile.
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1962

Domenico Neri founds the eponymous company.

1967

The first classical lantern.

1972

Installation with cast-iron lamp posts in Loreto (MC), Italy.

1977

The new production facility in Longiano (FC), Italy.

1982

Restoration and reproduction of Venice lamp posts (VE), Italy.

1983

First commercial kiosk, then chosen by New York city, USA.

1988

From the research and the culture of the product the new magazine ‘Arredo & Città’ is born.

1991

1991 - The Museo Italiano della Ghisa is born. Exhibition at the Accademia Italiana delle Arti e Arti Applicate in London (UK).

1993

New range of cast iron lamp posts, that illuminates Saint Nicholas church in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

1996

Installation at Caesars Palace and Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, USA.

1998

Business and Culture’ Guggenheim award.

2001

The centre devoted to research and technological innovation is born in Neri.

2004

Custom-made lighting project for the Emirate Palace in Dubai, UAE.

2005

The Fondazione Neri is born, an international research centre for urban lighting and furniture.

2008

The new environmentally sustainable production facility opens its doors.

2011

The Miami branch opens its doors.

2013

Neri India opens its doors.

2016

Custom-made smart lamp post for the new Dubai Water Canal, UAE.

2018

Lang and Brenta collection win the German Design Award as best product design.

2018

Lang and Brenta collection win the German Design Award as best product design.

2020

Nebula collection is born, designed in collaboration with American architects SOM.

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A distinguishing trait
Many designers across the years have shared with us their vision, passion and creativity, designing lighting or furniture elements that all together today contribute to define our style and tell our story.