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Alberto Cavalli awarded at the FASHION COMMUNITY AWARDS 2022

On Tuesday, September 20, during the XXII edition of the CHI È CHI AWARDS - FASHION COMMUNITY AWARDS, Alberto Cavalli, general manager of Fondazione Cologni and executive director of Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship, received at Palazzo Marino the social award as curator of the Homo Faber 2022 event that, in an international setting, gave visibility and prestige to Italian artistic craftsmanship. All winners were selected in relation to the theme "The human touch," the human touch that motivated fashion's resilience, its strategies to face new challenges on sustainability, digital, research, art, metaverse, and inclusion.  

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New graphic design for mestieridarte.it

New graphics, also renewed in content, for the online version of “Mestieri d’Arte & Design. Crafts Culture,” Fondazione Cologni’s semi-annual magazine dedicated to the excellence of artistic crafts, high manufacturing and conscious and creative design. In celebration of the successful collaboration with Elle Decor Italia, which conveys the magazine to its 10,000,000 subscribers, the digital […]

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Floral Crafts on Homo Faber Guide

In this lead-up to Christmas, the Homo Faber Guide edited by Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship devotes a special feature to flower designers and their creations for the holidays and seasons. The participating florists are: Gábor Nagy, Emily Avenson, Katya Hutter and sisters Laura and Teresa Cugusi, the duo from Puscina Flowers. Each will […]

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The Mariano Fortuny Museum in Venice dedicates an entire floor to the works of eclectic personalities

Since the end of October, the second floor of the museum has been presenting never-before-seen objects, hitherto kept in the museum’s storerooms, that pay homage to the imaginative personality of Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo (1871-1949). What emerges is a fascinating, eclectic, brilliant character capable of alternating, with extraordinary elasticity, the activity of artist with that […]

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The Restoration of the Geographical Maps of Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio

The Sala della Guardaroba, originally intended to store the movable property of the court, preserves 53 oil-painted panels by two monks, Egnazio Danti and Stefano Bonsignori, inserted in the doors of cupboards. The pictures depict the lands and seas known in the 16th century, during the time of Cosimo I dei Medici, first Duke and […]