• In opera. Conservare e restaurare l'arte contemporanea.
    In the "Mestieri d'Arte" book series, we find a totally new theme, born out of the partnership with Open Care - Servizi per l’Arte...

  • Il Bel Mestiere
    the book is an original tribute to the master craftsmen who, day by day, construct the success of Italian opera houses with unparalleled skill and passion. Their craft is esteemed and respected worldwide...

  • 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...


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- Internships for young “maîtres d'art”: applications for the new edition of the project - The Cologni Foundation calls on the best Schools of arts and crafts from all over Italy, asking them to send the applications of the most promising school leavers and graduates of 2015.

- Artemest - Artemest it is now online: an e-commerce website dedicated to the excellence of Italian craftsmanship, created by Ippolita Rostagno.

- Brianza Design Exhibition - Second Edition - Brianza Design is an association of small companies and training centers which care about the preservation of the craft district of Brianza, in the Como and Milan Provinces.

- The Silk Gardens of Como: Textiles, Fashion and Botany - Textiles and botany, silk and gardens, dresses and flowers. This is the theme of the exhibition just inaugurated, with the title “The Silk Gardens of Como...