News
September 2017
Venice, Exhibition, Painting
The Gallerie dell’Accademia in Venice present the exhibition “Canova, Hayez, Cicognara. L’ultima gloria di Venezia”, open to the public from Friday September 29th to Monday April 2nd 2018.
September 2017
Mantova, Exhibition, Textile
From Sunday October 1st 2017 to Sunday January 7th 2018, the exhibition “Il tessuto come arte: Antonio Ratti imprenditore e mecenate”, dedicated to the famous entrepreneur of Como, opens to the public at Palazzo Te in Mantova. His enterprise and his Foundation are worldwide known.
August 2017
Venice, Exhibition, Glass
The next autumnal exhibition of Le Stanze del Vetro in Venice will be dedicated to Vittorio Zecchin, the great master of Murano. The transparent blown glasses designed for Cappellin and Venini from 1921 to 1926 will be showcased for the occasion.
August 2017
England, Exhibition, Wood
Until November 12 2017, the "Plywood: Material of the Modern World" exhibition, which celebrates for the first time the surprising qualities of this kind of multilayer wood, can be visited at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.
August 2017
Bolsena, event, Fair, Lacework
From September 21 to 24, the splendid Lazio town of Bolsena will host Bolsena Biennale 2017, an event that this year comes to its fifth edition.
July 2017
Giappone, Esposizione, Argento, Ceramica
Dall’11 settembre al 26 novembre 2017 il Museo Nazionale di Tokyo ospiterà la mostra itinerante “Wonder Lab”, organizzata da HEART & Crafts, Musée National de Tokyo, NHK Promotions e Asahi Shimbun insieme alla Fondation Bettencourt Schueller e all’Institut National des Métiers d’Art di Parigi.

Interviews
Milan, Masters, Saddlers

We have invited Aurelio Mutinelli, Selleria Pariani’s President, to tell us about his own and his company’s story, a long-standing Milanese firm, which created the first modern saddle worldwide.

Milan, Ceramic

Elio Cristiani is a ceramicist from Milan, specialized in Raku technique. He has always been passionate about ceramics and, after working as a marketing director, he decided to change his career and make a profession out of this interest. Today, he creates unique products in his workshop in Milan, such as Raku shaving brushes, and holds courses of Raku, Grés, Paper Clay and Kintsugi techniques.

Milan, Designers, Design

Marta Sala is a Milanese design editor. Following in the footsteps of her uncle Luigi Caccia Dominioni and her mother Maria Teresa Tosi, who founded Azucena in 1947, she proposes her own collections that blend refined design with the Italian artisanal knowhow.

Milano, Maestri, Moda

In their Milanese atelier, the Bassani sisters, Fabiana and Daniela, have been crafting bespoke wedding dresses on more than 30 years,. Using light fabrics, laces and precious silks they define every detail of their creations with wise mastery and passion.

Milan, Designers, Ceramic, Glass, Marble

Stories of Italy is an idea by Matilde Antonacci and Dario Buratto, two Milan-based creative designers that self-produce their pieces blending innovative style with historical using Italian craft traditions. The project’s fil rouge is the historical and cultural Italian heritage. Each piece is designed as an object of everyday use, that at the same time is an example of beauty and a communication icon.

Milan, Sculpture

The Gipsoteca Fumagalli & Dossi is one of the most fascinating and evocative Milanese ateliers. The workshop acquired part of the gypsum cast heritage of Gipsoteca Vallardi, after it went out of business in 1927. Generation after generation, the atelier is today conducted by Roberto Fumagalli and Mario Dossi and is the most important plaster casts supplier for art schools in Italy.


Events
November 2017
Milan, Exhibition, Wood
From October 25th 2017 to January 7th 2018 the event Manualmente Legno, set up in the magical frame of Villa Necchi Campiglio, will take place thanks to the collaboration between the Cologni Foundation and FAI – Fondo Ambiente Italiano.