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Winners of OmA Twenty-to-Forty Contest

A young seamstress who makes wedding dresses and a producer of artisan footwear are the winners of the fourth edition of the OmA twenty-to-forty contest, organized by the Osservatorio dei Mestieri d’Arte (Agency for Artisanal Trades) of the Fondazione CR Firenze.  The jury of experts awarded first prize to Miranda Di Sipio, a debutante seamstress from Florence who specializes in the production of wedding dresses and who is about to open her own studio.  Indeed the € 5,000 prize is earmarked for the purchase of equipment and for advertising.  The second prize is granted for a personalized consulting plan in the areas of marketing, public relations and financial strategy in collaboration with Euroteam Projects (an intermediary agency for the Erasmus Entrepreneur program):  this year’s award went to Olivia Monteforte, a custom footwear maker from Pesaro.

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Wellmade participates in Bergamo Brescia Capital of Culture 2023

“Discovering Italian savoir-faire and artistic craftsmanship”, Wellmade’s itinerary among the artisan workshops in the centre of Bergamo, scheduled for Saturday 28 January from 10 a.m. to about 5 p.m., is part of the programme “La città in festa”, the inaugural days of Bergamo Brescia Capitale Italiana della Cultura, coordinated by the Department of Culture with […]

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“Bahuaus Barocco”: only a few places still available!

A free course for the creation of the Palazzo Litta brand: enrolment is open until Saturday 4 February for the “Bauhaus Barocco” workshop, devised for the MiC Lombardy Regional Secretariat and entrusted to the CorsiArte training body with the collaboration of Chiara Gatti, art historian, journalist and CorsiArte lecturer, and the scientific care of the […]

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DoppiaFirma and Homo Faber, two examples that become models

On the occasion of the presentation of the programme for Elefsina European Capital of Culture 2023, the Greek Deputy Minister of Culture, Nicholas Yatromanolakis, mentions: ‘We want to do something similar to the Italian projects of DoppiaFirma and Homo Faber, opening a hub. Among the many opportunities for the cultural, but also economic and social […]

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Sustainability at your fingertips

Fifteen bags, part of the collection of the Domenico Michelucci Civic Museum of Straw and weaving in Signa, others donated or offered on temporary loan by private individuals, are the protagonists of the exhibition Sustainability at your fingertips. These are objects, together with hats, that distinguish the production of Signa and its territory, made of […]