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Guado Urbino

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.

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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 […]