VISO is a global multidisciplinary design and manufacturing firm specializing in contemporary decorative light fixtures. Working closely with architects and designers, the brand services the hospitality, commercial, infrastructure and residential industries. VISO’s range of products and services includes: an extensive lighting collection, custom design and rendering services and project consultation.
Filipe Lisboa, CEO and lead designer, founded VISO in Leiria, Portugal in the late 1990s. His unconventional approach to lighting design coupled with VISO’s innovative manufacturing process allows the brand’s lighting to stand out among its peers. In 2006, Lisboa relocated VISO’s corporate headquarters to Toronto, Ontario to service the thriving North American market. Since relocating, the brand has seen exponential growth locally and internationally while expanding its presence in Europe, Hong Kong, Australia, the Middle East, South America and South Africa.
In 2015, Lisboa and VISO Managing Director, Tzetzy Naydenova, completed the buyout of VISO, providing them with 100% interest in the brand. Over the past six years, they have bound their efforts in design, production, manufacturing, and marketing to build a robust, innovative lighting company. In 2016, VISO opened a satellite office and distribution center in Portugal to service the European and Asian markets.
VISO’s “Light is Life” mission is to enable clients to create visually dramatic atmospheres through the use of decorative lighting. VISO lighting has transformed notable projects around the world such as Saks Fifth Avenue, MGM Las Vegas, Audi Corporate Headquarters, LAX Airport, JFK Airport, the Canadian Consulate in Britain, the Royal Group Middle East, Marriott Hotel and Tim Horton’s Global Headquarters. VISO has adorned the Galeria Melissa retail space in London, England in the presence of Madonna, Kate Moss and Karl Lagerfeld. Other notable projects include the Four Seasons Hotel in Kuwait and the Viceroy Hotels in Dubai.