craft, design and transparency
The tenth volume of the successful “Mestieri d'Arte” series is entirely devoted to wine, a sublime human or, rather, “humanistic” product, issuing from human hands and intelligence, and bestowing to mankind comfort and happiness.
“Homo Faber is an expression that was first coined during the Renaissance and it captures and celebrates the infinite creativity of human beings,” Johann Rupert, Co-founder of the Michelangelo Foundation, says.
The Victoria and Albert Museum in London presents the exhibition Opera: Passion, Power and Politics which recreates the centennial emotion of opera, combining all the arts in a final act of greatness and splendour.
New honours bestowed upon the Foundation's president, Franco Cologni: a medal of merit from the UFBJOP in Paris, and the “Università degli Orafi” prize from the Nobil Collegio degli Orafi in Rome.
"Materia Montelupo" displays the results of a residency for nine contemporary Italian artists. For several weeks, they worked alongside artisans employed by ten of the city's ceramics companies and ateliers.
The way we look at jewellery is usually with an eye for aesthetics. We seek out the beauty it transmits. But what lies behind its construction? The exhibition "Corpo, Movimento, Struttura. Contemporary Jewellery and its Construction" explores the structural side of jewellery, where complexity, idea and form meet.
An exhibition of artistic ceramics made by Nicolò Morales (Caltagirone, 1973) inaugurated at Museo Diocesano in Caltagirone, Sicily on 10 December 2017.
Only for the 1 and 2 December Villa Mozart, a beautiful, private Villa in the heart of Milan will be opened to visitors.
Fabio Fornasier, is a master glassmaker from Murano: his chandelier LUMurano is certainly his most admired and acknowledged creation, thanks to the masterfully crafted glass elements that seem to be always in movement, changing aspect according to the view point of the observer.
Ornella Bijoux - an all-female success story made
of talent, courage, competence and beauty - has dominated the
scene of costume jewellery for 70 years. Maria Vittoria Albani Scala reveals
how, together with her mother Piera Albani, she has managed to establish an
atelier of world renown, creating costume jewellery for the big names of
fashion, from Céline and Swarovski to Borbonese and Dolce & Gabbana.
Roberto Sironi is a young Italian designer. After graduating in design at Milan’s Politecnico, where he still works, he developed his style by investigating materials and the possibilities to work on them, reaching remarkable results. He presented his works in various exhibitions in Italy and Europe. In 2015 he received the Honorable mention at the ADI Compasso d’Oro International Award and his projects have been exhibited in New Delhi and Buenos Aires, within the travelling exhibition of Triennale Design Museum.
Aurelio Mutinelli, Selleria Pariani’s President, tells us the story of his company: a long-standing Milanese institution that created the world’s first modern saddle.