The Cominelli Foundation’s Permanent Collection

The exhibition of the Cominelli Foundation’s Permanent Collection opened in Padua at the Oratorio di San Rocco on March 3, 2016. The exhibition’s curators are Mirella Cisotto Nalon, Rita Marcangelo and Rosanna Padrini with the collaboration of Associazione Gioiello Contemporaneo AG. The Collection  was curated by jewellery historian Bianca Cappello in 2011 and augmented in 2012 by Rita Marcangelo, the director of Rome’s Galleria Alternatives( The Collection, which has been added to throughout the years,  currently includes 75 pieces of jewellery from 25 countries, both European and non-European, and is now an international resource consulted by scholars in the field of creative and experimental jewellery design.

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“Artigiano del Cuore” contest: applications open until June 3

Kicking off the 7th Edition of the “Artigiano del Cuore” contest, promoted by the Cologni Foundation and the Wellmade platform. This year, the contest is aimed at artisans and craft businesses based throughout Italy and carrying on an art craft. The goal is to help them tell the story of the value and uniqueness of […]


Online tickets for Homo Faber 2024

Online i biglietti per Homo Faber 2024 Available on the platform are tickets for “Homo Faber. The Journey of Life,” September 1-30, 2024, at the Giorgio Cini Foundation on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice. Visit the site to discover all the concessions and purchase your admission for this journey, a tribute […]


Great success for Doppia Firma and the exhibitions of “Arts & Crafts & Design”

As many as 14,000 visitors to Villa Mozart, which, on the occasion of Design Week 2024, was transformed into the scenic setting for three initiatives on the marriage of design culture and savoir-faire, all united under the umbrella of “Arts & Crafts & Design. Doppia Firma. Dialogues between design thinking and high craftsmanship, now in […]


Doppia Firma 2024 at Villa Mozart in Milan

On the occasion of the 2024 edition of Salone del Mobile, Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte is pleased to present the eighth edition of “Doppia Firma. A dialogue between design and artisanal excellence” a project developed with Living, the interiors, design and lifestyle magazine of Corriere della Sera, under the patronage of the Michelangelo Foundation […]