YouNique – Fine Craft Art & Design

25/03/2023 - 26/03/2023

Kicking off the fourth edition of "YouNique - Fine Craft Art & Design," the exhibition-market of excellence dedicated to high craftsmanship, art and design that will be held on March 25 and 26 in Lugano, in the beautiful Villa Ciani, and will see master artisans and their works as protagonists of the event. Like every year, under the artistic direction of Andrea Peri and Sonia Gaffuri of Target Management, the kermesse offers a selection of the highest level, embracing all sectors of artistic craftsmanship: from textiles to jewelry, from woodworking to mosaics, from leather goods to precious metals... and much more. On the exhibition tour, it will also be possible to admire the artisans at work-a unique opportunity to meet great masters and budding talents! YouNique, sponsored by Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte and the Michelangelo Foundation, is a Circuit of Wellmade - Fondazione Cologni's digital platform that helps discover the best Italian artisans: among the exhibitors there will be, therefore, a selection of the artisans registered on the platform, some also awarded the MAM - Maestro d'Arte e Mestiere - recognition. Among them: the master of fine leathers Giorgio Santamaria, Mobili Storti with furniture between surrealism and baroque, the Florentine Fondazione Arte della Seta Lisio, the clothing brand Lifeobject Design Made in Florence, the historic silverware maker Foglia Firenze 1935, the Milanese cabinetmaker Stefano Raffa, the Florentine Ursula Corsi Mosaici and the master waxmaker Davide Furno. The event is aimed at all those who seek the uniqueness of the artifact and the exclusivity of art in all its forms: two days to learn about, purchase, but above all to meet and observe artisans and designers as they bring their creations to life, to understand what it means to be a master of art who cherishes history and traditions, but who lives in the present and dialogues with contemporaneity and innovation. www.younique-experience.com

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