Alberto Donà was born in Venice in 1944. He began working in the field of glass at the age of 13. He perfected his skills working with many masters and was heavily influenced by his experience at Nane Ferro, known in Murano as one of the best glass workshops in the world. In the 70s Donà opened his own workshop where he became known for his unique ability to invent colors in glass never before seen, as well as his use of innovative forms. Donà 's works have attracted attention from major companies and they have also been exhibited all over the world.