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The Rebirth of Materials

From 8 to 14 April, during the week of the Salone del Mobile, at the Signorvino Wine Shop in Via Dante, you can discover handcrafted furnishings made by the young students of Cometa, in collaboration with the master craftsmen of the carpentry workshops of Contrada Erasmo. Cometa is a reality that originates in social commitment, a virtuous citadel in the heart of Como, dedicated to the reception, education and training of children and young people of the area often coming from contexts of fragility. On display are works that are not only design furnishings, but that tell the story of how expert hands have managed to revitalize waste materials. Unusual objects born from the recovery of various materials, such as the wood from barrels previously used in winemaking processes, old barriques colored by the years of sedimentation of aging wine.

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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. […]

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“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 […]

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Alberto Cavalli awarded at the FASHION COMMUNITY AWARDS 2022

On Tuesday, September 20, during the XXII edition of the CHI È CHI AWARDS – FASHION COMMUNITY AWARDS, Alberto Cavalli, general manager of Fondazione Cologni and executive director of Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship, received at Palazzo Marino the social award as curator of the Homo Faber 2022 event that, in an international setting, […]

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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 […]