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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Venini: Luce 1921-1985

The title of the exhibition just opened in Venice on the Island of San Giorgio, for the initiatives promoted by le Stanze del Vetro, highlights the close link between Venetian glassmaking and light: reflected, projected, diffused by lumiere and panels of various shapes and sizes. Symbolic icons of the exhibition are the imposing veil, from […]


Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium (Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium)

It was presented last September 15 at the Museo Civico Archeologico in Milan on the occasion of The Italian Glass Weeks running until September 28, 2022. Gioielli di Vetro dalla Preistoria al III Millennio (Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium) edited by Bianca Cappello and Augusto Panini is not only an elegant volume […]


Into the Trees II, the exhibition in Rome by Setsuko, an internationally renowned artist

Setsuko, an internationally renowned Japanese painter, presents her exhibition Into the Trees II at the Gagosian gallery in Rome. The artist, who has lived in Rome for a long time and currently combines the tranquility of the mountain landscape in Switzerland with the liveliness of the Paris atelier in Astier de Villatte, where she creates […]


Support crafts: make a difference. Now also with voluntary donations

We have important plans for the coming year: to increase the number of young artisans to be trained, to strengthen scientific research and publishing activities, and to organize events that will allow art masters to have greater and greater visibility. Establish European-level partnerships to better and better promote Italian art crafts. Now you can help […]