Designed by Missio. Made by Murano.
Welcome to CX Design - the premier New York source of authentic Murano
hand-blown glass lighting.
CX Design is the creation of Italian-born designer Monica Missio and
British-born entrepreneur Richard Cleves. Established in 1990, it offers the
only complete lighting collection individually hand-crafted by master Italian
glass blowers on Murano, an island just north of Venice – the centuries old,
undisputed center of the world’s most treasured glass.
The CX Design process begins in the CX Creative Lab in SoHo, New York City.
Missio, who is not only a designer but also a painter and art historian, infuses
the colors, shapes, and finishes of exotic Ottoman-inspired Venetian glasswork
into clean, organic designs. Her extensive line is appropriate for virtually any
interior be it lending intimate warmth to casual settings or elegant
sophistication to grand spaces.
Drawing on her Italian family heritage, Missio has cultivated a long and
personal relationship with a dedicated team of Murano artisans skilled in
traditional glass blowing - an art that is close to disappearing in today’s
She works in constant collaboration with these artisans, as her elegant shapes
are hand-blown one at a time using exacting techniques that have produced
unsurpassed quality for 800 years. So each original MIssio piece is not only
exquisitely designed, but also exceptionally crafted. Indeed, an art collection