From Ettore Sottsass to Marco Zanini. Glass in the 1980s

In its eleventh edition, the new "Natale SottoVetro" exhibition presented at the Museo dell'Arte Vetraria Altarese in Altare (province of Savona). This year the exhibition project is dedicated to theMemphisGroup, a design collective founded in Milan in 1980 by Ettore Sottsass. The aim of the group was to go beyond the Modernism of the 1970s, characterized by essential, minimalist forms, in giving life to a new aesthetic, with bright colors and eccentric, playful shapes. The exhibition proposes a series of objects characterized by the originality of the Memphis Group, from furnishings to whimsical glass creations. Visitors can immerse themselves in a reality rich in colors and bold solutions, in a fascinating journey between historical references and a new freedom of expression.

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Online il nuovo sito di “Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Percorsi di Eccellenza”

unascuolaunlavoro.it, the new website of the project “One School, One Job. Pathways to Excellence” online from September 5, 2022. A new look, lots of new content. Throughout the month, and until September 30, Schools will be able to enter applications from students competing in the Fondazione Cologni call for applications. With “One School, One Job. […]


“Mestieri d’arte e Bellezza italiana” at Milan Polytechnic

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 […]


Alberto Cavalli awarded at the FASHION COMMUNITY AWARDS 2022

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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 […]