Wellmade is the new platform which has been online since October 2016 and allows you to learn about the best Italian artisans, express an opinion on their work and write a review of their product quality and customized services. In a world where everything can be delivered directly to your doorstep (food, clothing, furniture),  Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte and  Whomade have felt the need to create a tool that goes against the current trend by encouraging people to visit artistic craft shops and meet face-to-face with master artisans. Four subjects are actively involved in the platform: artisans, users, ambassadors and circuits. The artisans appearing on the website are selected according to standards of excellence in their field and to the quality of products and services offered. Wellmade is also on Facebook and Instagram.

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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 […]


The future of young artisans at the Made in Italy Festival

Milan hosted the first Made in Italy Festival: the new Eccellenza Artigiana initiative that connects students with the opportunities offered by the Italian economy of “high quality savoir-faire”. Fondazione Cologni has been an institutional partner of the event and presented to the young audience the project of training internships “Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Percorsi di […]


A successful challenge: Starhotels Award nominations closed

Nominations for the Starhotels Award, now in its third edition, closed on Friday, March 22, 2024. The chosen theme, “Souvenir of the Grand Tour”, has aroused great interest in the artisan world: many nominations were received from all over Italy, with very different types and often highly original interpretations. After screening by the prestigious Jury […]


Napoli su misura. Craft Shopping Guide

Composer Gustav Mahler said that tradition “is not the worship of ashes, but the preservation of fire.” An image that seems to fit Naples perfectly: not only because of its relationship with a tradition so famous that it has become iconic, but also because of the vital substratum that pulses beneath the heart of this […]