• Makers of beauty
    The twelfth title in the series explores from the inside the extraordinary history of Santoni: an example of excellence in Italy’s manufacturing industry, of which footwear is one of the jewels in the crown.

    Collaboration between the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte and the Fondazione Deutsche Bank Italia has given birth to an exclusive cultural...

  • ARTEFICI DI BELLEZZA For this new research commissioned by the Cologni Foundation for the Métiers d’Art and curated by Paolo Colombo with Alberto Cavalli and Emanuela Mora, the Research centre “Arts and professions”...

  • LE ESPOSIZIONI UNIVERSALI The volume illustrates the fantastic, often troubled history of the Universal Expos through the lens of art professions: from the first Expo (London 1851) to the futuristic architecture of Shanghai 2010, the most prestigious art professions,...

  • MAESTRI DEL FARE. A socio-economic investigation on the demand for art professions in Milan
    Maestri del fare, born of the partnership between the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte and the Scuola Cova, fruit of the investigation by Isabella Medicina and Silvia Mazzucotelli Salice...

    The new title of the book series “Mestieri d'Arte”, published by Marsilio Editori and edited by the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte, came about thanks to a very special partnership: the one between the Fondazione Cologni and Officine Panerai...

  • The Healing Hand. Dialogues with Masters of Well-being.
    The most recent volume in the series "Mestieri d'Arte", published by Marsilio and edited by the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte, deals with an especially interesting subject in a totally new way: the art of the hand that cures...

  • Portraits and Self-Portraits in Design
    The title (tenth in the series) is eagerly awaited, in particular in the world of design. The book is the latest work by Andrea Branzi, one of the most illustrious names ...


Ernst Knam
Chocolate King


- Makers of beauty - Tuesday, December 16th 2014, the book, written by journalist Andrea Guolo and illustrated by photographer Susanna Pozzoli, has been presented in the prestigious location of Palazzo Visconti in Milan.

- Great success for “The code of talent” in Padua - On Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, the Cologni Foundation and the Liceo Artistico Pietro Selvatico presented the book "La regola del talento" (The code of talent) at the historical Caffè Pedrocchi in Padua.

- Opening of the Jewellery Museum - On December 24th 2014 the Jewellery Museum of Vicenza, first Museum in Europe and one of the few in the world exclusively dedicated to jewellery and the goldsmith’s art will officially open.

- 100 Internships for 100 Young Craftsmen: edition 2014/2015 - The Cologni Foundation is particularly pleased to announce the 2014/2015 edition of the project “Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Percorsi di Eccellenza” (A School, a Job. A path to Excellence), a project that aims to insert young talent in the world of mètiers d'art.