At the age of 16 he left for Milan where he developed a taste for beauty and elegance in Germana Marucelli's atelier that happened to be a place frequented by all sorts of artistically stimulating people and intellectuals. Germana was the first Italian fashion designer and played an important role in Mario Luca sensitivity to beauty and elegance. When he later returned to Florence, he founded a publishing company focused on printing art books mainly on oriental studies and theater books. He later successfully carried on the family footwear business founded in 1865.
In 2007 the turning point with the birth of the homonymous Maison, Mario Luca Giusti, which conquers the Italian market first and then extends to the rest of the world, The objects have the appearance of crystal and glass but are made with very contemporary materials such as acrylic, similarly the plates imitate ceramic but are instead made of melamine they are designed to be practical and elegant, with classic shapes contrasted by eclectic colors.
This pieces that are a mixture between baroque and pop art, they are very versatile and are a perfect match for both interiors or exteriors; by the pool or for decorating the deck of a boat. Their practicality makes elegance accessible, less austere and therefore allows classic objects and shapes to become more frivolous and fun.
Collections are enriched every year with new models with colors ranging from black to the brightest colors for an extraordinary and kaleidoscopic universe dedicated to the table and more… They presented at Maison & Objet (Paris) and HOMI (Milan) every year.
The collections of the Florentine Maison can be found in many shops and departments stores all around the world . These include Bagagli in Rome, Nella Longari in Milan, La Cooperativa di Cortina D'Ampezzo, Gaspari and Plastic in Paris, Sabrina in Monte-Carlo, Cap Martin and Mentone, Teklassic in Madrid, Harrod's in London, Lane
Crawford in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Jung Lee, Bergdorf Goodman and Bloomingdale's in New York City and Dubai, Neiman Marcus in the USA, Takashimaya in Tokyo, the boutiques of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston .
There are also many hotels and that chose to decorate with synthetic crystal such as the Four Seasons in Florence and Milan, J.K. Palace in Capri and Rome, Il Pellicano in Porto Ercole, Pacha in Ibiza, Mama Shelter in Paris, Belgrade and Lyon, Club Atlantis in Miami.
Among the known lovers of the products are Steven Spielberg, Farzan Ozpetek, HRH the Queen Mother Beatrice of Holland, LLAASS the princes Albert and Charlene of Monaco, HRH Mohammed VI of Morocco, Carla Fracci, Valentino and Giancarlo Giammetti, Roberto and Eva Cavalli, the Missoni family, Matteo and Agnese Renzi, Asia Argento, Elena Sofia Ricci.
In July 2012 the first single-brand boutique was opened in via della Vigna Nuova 88R in Florence, to be followed in April 2013 by the one in Saint Tropez, 19 Avenue Marechal Foch. And if in June 2014 the Milan store in Corso Garibaldi 12 saw the light, in 2015, the openings in Rome in Via Vittoria 37 and Portoferraio in Piazza Cavour, 44 followed. In March 2016 the second Florentine boutique was opened in via della Spada 20R.