• 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.

  • The value of the craft
    Reflecting on craftsmanship, truing to analyze it and evaluate it, is pivotal to understanding the origins and future of the authentic Made in Italy, behind which there is the noble work of the masters craftsmen.

    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...


Nobuhiko Kobayashi
The Adachi Museum of Art


- Fondazione Cologni and Open Care at Arte Fiera - From January 23rd through 26th, 2015 Open Care – Servizi per l’Arte and the Cologni Foundation will participate in the 2015 edition of Arte Fiera Bologna, the International Fair of Modern and Contemporary Art.

- EGGSAGGERATE - EGGSAGGERATE is the project promoted by Simone Abbottoni, in collaboration with Piccoli Mondi Rotondi, of a small balloon, covered by 1000 egg shells, hand-painted by children of primary schools during workshops-lessons.

- I Santillana at MAK - This exhibition at the MAK – Museum of Applied Art of Vienna, presented by Le Stanze del Vetro and Fondazione Giorgio Cini, offers the very first insight into the works of the de Santillana siblings...

- Treasures of the Bucellati Foundation -Until February 22nd, 2015 Palazzo Pitti will host, at the premises of Museo degli Argenti, the exhibition dedicated to Mario and Gianmaria Buccellati, two of the most important names of the goldsmith international scene.