In 2016, the Loewe Foundation launched the Loewe Craft Prize, an international yearly prize that rewards excellence in the field of artistic crafts. Through the recognition and support of artisan manufacturing, which reinterprets tradition by using the craftsman’s personal language and skill, Loewe Foundation highlights the ongoing contribution that artistic crafts make to contemporary culture. All the finalists, chosen by a group of experts, will take part in an exhibition held in Madrid and in other cities across Europe, Asia and the US and will appear on the Loewe Craft Prize 2017 catalogue. The competition is open to both individuals and groups. All applications- including photos of the work, a project abstract and a short video (optional)- should be submitted within November 7, 2016. For complete information on the competition and applications, click here.
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. […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]