Born in Pisa, raised in Paris and professionally trained in France, the United States, Africa and Mauritius, the starting point of Francesco’s work is the telling of a story, a theme, a topical reportage that is translated onto objects, installations and furniture elements. His creations depict current events, society and are mostly inspired by nature. These themes, combined with his international experiences and his humanistic training – have shaped his unique approach to design. Francesco Maria Messina after 13 years abroad returned to Italy, where he founded FMM his studio in Tuscany, his native land and source of inspiration as well as an excellent destination where it is easy to “Find” skilled craftsmen and materials. Today his creations are exhibited at Rossana Orlandi’s Gallery as well as the Galerie Des Lyons.