under the spell of mosaic
alchemist of the third firing
On Monday 4 June 2018, an emotion-filled ceremony took place in the Salone d'Onore at the Triennale di Milano. In the presence of a tightly packed audience, the Maestro d'Arte e Mestiere organisation bestowed its title, Master of Arts and Crafts, on 77 maestri. In the festive and at times moving atmosphere of this second edition of the award, the new recipients were applauded warmly by a public from Milan and beyond. They had come to the Triennale to render homage to the talent and inimitable skill of our great artisans.
On the occasion of the 6th edition of the Wood festival, the initiative “Botteghe aperte” is back in Cantù. From 29 September to 14 October, the territory will be alive with activities, exhibitions and entertainment thanks to the event celebrating the excellence of the wood and furnishing production chain.
On Saturday, 29 September, on the occasion of the first edition of “manifatture aperte” (open factories), manufacturing centres in and near Milan will open their doors to the public.
The “Reshaping Jewels” contest was launched in 2010, aiming at promoting a new aesthetics of contemporary jewellery by exploring innovative, experimental materials to be included in a creative process based on new ideas and talent.
On the occasion of the great HOMI 2018 event at Milan Rho Fair, CITA-Consociazione Italiana Tappezzieri Arredatori (Italian Upholsterers-Decorators Association), suggested the subject “Per il nuovo umanesimo 4.0, la poesia incontra il mestiere” (Poetry meets craftsmanship for the New Humanism 4.0), where craftsmanship means the ancient art of upholstery.
Cava dei Tirreni, near Salerno, will host the International Festival of Women's Ceramics from 7 to 9 September. An appointment exclusively conceived for female artists and craftswomen from all over the world.