Competition

Feel the Yarn

Feel the Yarn is the competition for aspiring designers from the world’s most prestigious fashion schools and aimed at supporting talented people in the knitwear field. This year’s competition, whose theme is Knitting Time, will be attended by 26 students coming from 13 major international fashion and design schools, and by 22 Italian yarn mills, coordinated by Consorzio Promozione Filati and taking part in  Pitti Filati- from June 29 to July 1, 2016- to introduce their Fall/Winter 2017-18 collections. Feel the Yarn is the result of the “Programma Speciale Fiere Pitti Immagine 2016”, promoted by Centro di Firenze per la Moda Italiana and carried out with the  contribution of MISE and Agenzia ICE within the project that  supports Italian trade shows and “Made In Italy” products.

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Wellmade participates in Bergamo Brescia Capital of Culture 2023

“Discovering Italian savoir-faire and artistic craftsmanship”, Wellmade’s itinerary among the artisan workshops in the centre of Bergamo, scheduled for Saturday 28 January from 10 a.m. to about 5 p.m., is part of the programme “La città in festa”, the inaugural days of Bergamo Brescia Capitale Italiana della Cultura, coordinated by the Department of Culture with […]

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“Bahuaus Barocco”: only a few places still available!

A free course for the creation of the Palazzo Litta brand: enrolment is open until Saturday 4 February for the “Bauhaus Barocco” workshop, devised for the MiC Lombardy Regional Secretariat and entrusted to the CorsiArte training body with the collaboration of Chiara Gatti, art historian, journalist and CorsiArte lecturer, and the scientific care of the […]

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DoppiaFirma and Homo Faber, two examples that become models

On the occasion of the presentation of the programme for Elefsina European Capital of Culture 2023, the Greek Deputy Minister of Culture, Nicholas Yatromanolakis, mentions: ‘We want to do something similar to the Italian projects of DoppiaFirma and Homo Faber, opening a hub. Among the many opportunities for the cultural, but also economic and social […]

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Sustainability at your fingertips

Fifteen bags, part of the collection of the Domenico Michelucci Civic Museum of Straw and weaving in Signa, others donated or offered on temporary loan by private individuals, are the protagonists of the exhibition Sustainability at your fingertips. These are objects, together with hats, that distinguish the production of Signa and its territory, made of […]