Toyo Ito was born in 1941 in Japan. In 1965 he graduated at the University of Tokyo and then began working at Kiyonori Kikutake Architetto e Associati. In 1979 Ito opens a design studio in Tokyo with the name of Urban Robot that will change to Toyo Ito & Associati. He began his career with small projects of houses, buildings and pavilions to create in his forty-year career many landmarks in Japan and lot of architectures that are distinguished by the use of innovative technologies such as, for example, the project Tod's in Tokyo, the museum of architecture in the island Omishima, the multifunctional building in Barcelona, the solar stadium in Taiwan. The projects planned by Toyo Ito take inspiration from natural elements such as air, water and wind. As a designer he has collaborated with numerous companies such as Alessi, Electrolux and Horm. For Rotaliana, Italian lighting company Toyo Ito signs the modern chandeliers Cloud made of cutted acrylic following an amoeboid profile. These suspension lamps look like light clouds suspended in the air, perfect for lighting a living room or dining room furnished in a contemporary style. In 2002 he was awarded the Golden Lion to career from the Biennale of Venice as recognition for having distinguished in projects of contemporary architecture.