Educational
The Chair of Milan's Politecnico Faculty of Design, dedicated to "Italian Beauty" and supported by Fondazione Cologni, has been renewed for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Events and Exhibitions
On 20 March, at 10.30, in what was formerly Francesco Hayez' studio, now hall 48, in Brera Academy of Fine Arts, Ugo La Pietra's new book "Fatto ad arte. Né arte né design" (promoted by Fondazione Cologni, and published by Marsilio) will be presented within the framework of "Incontri con l'Arte", curated by Sergio Nannicola and Marco Pellizzola.
The yearly award granted by Paris' Centre du Luxe et de la Création to 10 specially outstanding talents within the selected categories (Audacity, Well-Being, Elegance, Harmony, Originality, Innovation, Invention, Rarity, Seduction, Talent Management) has now reached its 17th edition.

Publishing

Other Activities
On 30 and 31 January, over 130,000 visitors travelled to Aosta's thousand-year old Fair of Sant’Orso, a yearly meeting point for hundreds of craftsmen exhibiting and selling their creations.