Marco Ghilarducci is a grandson of the founder of Martinelli Luce, Elio Martinelli, and since 2000, he has been involved in the company. Born in Lucca in 1975, Marco Ghilarducci attended the Engineering Faculty at Pisa University and graduated with a degree in Logistics and Production Engineering, with a specialization in ISO 9000 Quality. A computer enthusiast from a young age, he pursued this interest applying it privately and professionally. Through the years, Marco Ghilarducci honed his computer skills, in particular using CAD design and rendering programs. This dynamic, rational and creative approach culminated in the design of the TX1 table light. Today, in his position as Managing Director, Marco Ghilarducci is at the helm of the company together with his mother, and Martinelli Luce president Emiliana Martinelli.