Guado Urbino, a non-profit cultural association aimed at promoting and developing craftsmanship and creativity, has opened a store in the heart of Urbino’s historic center. The “guado” is an ancient blue pigment used in Europe up to the 17th century , which has recently enjoyed a comeback and is currently used to dye fabrics and yarns, as well as wooden frames and soaps, all products made by local artisans and sold at the store at Via Mazzini 50. Among the artisans selling their creations are: Olivia Monteforte (handmade shoes); D'Arte Restauro Ylenia Mancinelli and Michele Ciaroni (decoration and restoration); Antica Casteldurante di Gilberto Galavotti and Giuliano Smacchia (classic majolicaware replicas); Daniele Giombi (typical terracotta items); Oasi Colori Massimo Baldini (natural pigments); Evacresce Michelina Formentin (sewing and dyeing). The store will reopen on February 10.
An exhibition celebrating the prestigious milestone reached by the Murano glassworks Nason Moretti, which was started in 1923, is underway at the Murano Glass Museum. Since its inception, the furnace turned special attention to glass for the table, characterized by intense colors. Glassware, which became icons of 20th-century glass art, is presented, such as the […]
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The Ginori Museum, which as of 2019 is part of the “Fondazione Museo Archivio Richard Ginori della Manifattura di Doccia,” is still closed to the public, but can be seen online, (museoginori.org), because it “already has so many stories to tell,” not only as a place that preserves a vast artistic and archival heritage, but […]
The rose window, the upper part of the large four-light window in the Chapel of Santa Croce, in the Bolognese basilica was made between 1464 and 1466. The preparatory cartoons were made by the painter Michele di Matteo and the stained-glass window executed by the master glassmaker and German Dominican friar Jacob Griesigner, later to […]
“La Grande Bellezza – The Dream Factory”, progetto di mecenatismo contemporaneo per l’alto artigianato artistico, promosso da Starhotels in collaborazione con Fondazione Cologni, OMA-Osservatorio dei Mestieri d’Arte e Gruppo Editoriale, dopo il grande successo di pubblico ottenuto al Fuorisalone milanese 2023 sarà in mostra al Giardino Corsini (15/17 settembre, Firenze) con un allestimento inedito: il […]