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Officina – Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella opens a new boutique in Florence at the Hotel Savoy

A novelty for Officina - Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella, which has opened a new boutique in the Hotel Savoy (Rocco Forte Hotels) in Piazza della Repubblica in Florence. The creation of the Officina, considered one of the oldest pharmacies in the world, dates back to 1221, when Dominican monks arrived in Florence and built their convent just outside the city, and soon began to study and test the properties of medicinal herbs grown in the gardens adjacent to the convent. Synonymous with Italianity throughout the world, the Officina Profumo - Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella is distinguished by the processing of natural raw materials with artisanal methods still carried out today following the same original formulas. One of the most iconic, bestselling products available at the Savoy will be “The Queen’s Water,” a precious fragrance created for Caterina de' Medici in the early 16th century.

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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 […]