Michele De Lucchi, Lido Sofa, 1982. Memphis Group - Kristall End Table 1981. Michele De Lucchi was born in 1951 in Ferrara and graduated in architecture in Florence. In the years of radical and experimental architecture, he was a major player in such movements as Cavart, Alchymia, and Memphis. Designed lamps and furnishing items for the most renowned Italian and European companies, head design at Olivetti.