Gran Nichetto: Elevating Excellence in Steinway Grand Pianos

The STEINWAY Grand Piano GRAN NICHETTO stands as a testament to the harmonious fusion of artistic brilliance and musical craftsmanship. Designed by the award-winning designer Luca Nichetto, whose innovative designs have earned him international acclaim, GRAN NICHETTO is a remarkable limited edition collaboration between Nichetto Studio and STEINWAY & SONS.

Nichetto Studio, renowned for its diverse portfolio spanning products, accessories, furniture, architecture, exhibition design, and branding, brings a wealth of creativity and expertise to this extraordinary piano. The GRAN NICHETTO edition is a testament to the seamless blending of Nichetto's avant-garde design sensibilities with Steinway's legacy of precision and musical excellence, resulting in a unique masterpiece that transcends the boundaries of conventional piano design.

This limited edition GRAN NICHETTO piano not only showcases the remarkable partnership between Nichetto Studio and STEINWAY & SONS but also stands as a testament to the boundless possibilities of artistic collaboration in the realm of musical instruments. With its innovative design and meticulous craftsmanship, GRAN NICHETTO serves as an embodiment of creative synergy, inviting enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike to experience the beauty of design and music intertwined. Through this collaboration, Luca Nichetto and STEINWAY & SONS have created a piano that goes beyond being a mere musical instrument, emerging as a true work of art, enriching homes and cultural spaces with its exceptional aesthetic and musical allure.

“Gran Nichetto is an object with multiple souls — craftsmanship, technology and legacy merge perfectly with the sculptural appearance and sound performance expected of a Steinway.”

Luca Nichetto



The GRAN NICHETTO limited edition pianos were more than four years in the making, having been imagined, tweaked, honed and perfected by designer Luca Nichetto together with the master craftspeople at STEINWAY & SONS.

Nichetto Studio has bases in Italy and Sweden and works with a variety of brands and clients from all around the world including Hermès, Land Rover, De La Espada, Cassina, Swatch and Ginori 1735. The Studio has received several international awards, including the Red Dot Award, Wallpaper* Design Award, Good Design Award, the IF Product Design Award and the Elle Decoration International Design Award (EDIDA).


A Sense of Place


Elements of Design


Sculpted Legs


Italian Leather Details


Revealed Details


Pedal Lyre


The Midnight Red: hand-selected macassar ebony. The piano case, top stick, and legs are finished in high polish Midnight Red. This version is coupled brass hardware.

The Black Polished: high polish black ebony finish with stainless-steel hardware.

The Walnut Veneer: hand-selected American walnut. The keylid and inside of the pedal lyre are finished in high polish Urushi Red accents. This version features stainless-steel hardware.

The colour, material and finish of the three piano variations and art direction has been curated by Nichetto Studio.



Every GRAN NICHETTO comes equipped as a revolutionary SPIRIO | r, the world’s finest high resolution player piano capable of live performance capture and high resolution recording and playback, giving life to your STEINWAY with performances from the world’s greatest pianists in a constantly updated and growing library. A revolutionary blend of artistry, craftsmanship, and technology, SPIRIO | r provides new tools of expression and new ways to access, share, and experience performance.


Black Polished

This exclusive GRAN NICHETTO LIMITED EDITION piano is featured as a Model B in Black Polish coupled with stunning stainless-steel hardware.

Each instrument is offered as a SPIRIO | r — the world’s finest high resolution player piano.

Complimentary iPad Pro® included.

LENGTH — 6' 11" (211 cm)
WIDTH — 58" (148 cm)
WEIGHT — 760 lbs (345 kg)