Launching for the ninth consecutive year is the "Mestieri d'arte e Bellezza italiana" lecture at the Milan Polytechnic, offered among the design faculty's elective courses and sponsored by the Fondazione Italia Patria della Bellezza. The lectures, taught by Alberto Cavalli, director general of the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte, present beauty as a true genetic code, articulated around a number of indispensable factors: craftsmanship, authenticity, expertise, creativity, training, innovation, interpretation, originality, talent, territoriality, and tradition. In each lesson, students are offered insights from special guests: the opening of the course featured the testimony of Liliana Cantone, Head of External Relations Press Office, and Martha Fabbri, Head of Center of Studies, for Altroconsumo.
On the occasion of Milan Design Week, fine craftsmanship and creativity return to enhance the monumental spaces of Palazzo Litta, home of the Regional Secretariat for Lombardy of the Ministry of Culture. Thanks to a partnership with the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte, Palazzo Litta is now one of the most important places where the […]
Last March 9, at the Milan headquarters of the Accademia Costume & Moda, a Roman institution of excellence for training in the field of fashion and costume, a ceremony was held to confer the Certificate of Merit to Franco Cologni for his tireless commitment to the enhancement of beauty and artistic crafts and for his […]
Kicking off the fourth edition of “YouNique – Fine Craft Art & Design,” the exhibition-market of excellence dedicated to high craftsmanship, art and design that will be held on March 25 and 26 in Lugano, in the beautiful Villa Ciani, and will see master artisans and their works as protagonists of the event. Like every […]
The Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche (MIC) in Faenza dedicates an exhibition to the ceramic art of Galileo Chini, presenting about 300 works, many from private collections, some previously unpublished, and a selection of drawings and preparatory cartoons. In eight sections a path is traced through works that illustrate the formal, technical and decorative succession of […]