News
March 2017
Milano, Conference, Craft, Education
Conference on the challenges for the education in craft: Wednesday 5 april 2017 at Consulate General of the Netherlands in Milan
March 2017
Milan, Communication
The School of Applied Arts of Castello Sforzesco in Milan announces a public notice for the creation of a list of candidates for the position of Director-Teacher of the School.
February 2017
Milan, Conference, Jewelry
On Monday March 6, in the Sala del Collezionista of the Poldi Pezzoli Museum, Italian Club degli Orafi (Goldsmiths' Club) will organise a conference on the occasion of the exhibition “Italian Jewelry on the 20th century”.
February 2017
France, Prize, Communication, Food, Mosaic
The awarding ceremony, organized by the Centre du Luxe et de la Création to celebrate ten talents particularly active in the categories that compose contemporary luxury (Audacity, Well-being, Elegance, Harmony, Innovation, Inventiveness, Originality, Rarity and Seductiveness) has arrived to its 14th edition.
February 2017
Austria, Exhibition, Glass
After the success of “Il Vetro degli Architetti: Vienna 1930-1937” hosted in 2016 at the Stanze del Vetro premises of the Giorgio Cini Foundation, the exhibition moves to MAK-Austrian Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna.
January 2017
Milan, Award, Wood
Kit del Legnamé, realized by designer Giacomo Moor and artisan Giordano Viganò for the Doppia Firma collection 2016, won the Wallpaper Design Award 2017.

Interviews
Florence, Silver

Lorenzo Foglia represents the third generation of one of the most important silversmiths families of Florence, active since 1935.

Milan, Masters, Fashion, Tailoring, Textile

In her Atelier in Via San Marco, Milan, Nicoletta Caraceni (daughter of great abruzzese tailor Ferdinando Caraceni) together with her équipe revives her father’s heritage with passion and dedication.

Vicenza, Design, Glass

The poetic and sculptural glass creations of this young talent are the expression of a sheer and elegant style, a perfect combination of tradition and innovation.

Venice, Decoration, Fashion, Tailoring, Textile

The Bevilacqua family preserves and continues the ancient and precious tradition of hand-weaving on looms of the 18th century that Emanuele, Mario’s son and Luigi’s descendent, still uses to create beautiful and graceful fabrics.

Chiavari, Design, Wood

The Levaggi brothers have been crafting Chiavari chairs since 1963. The family heritage has now been passed on to Gabriele and Paolo, who pursue and innovate this ancient tradition with new shapes and models.

Milan, Wood

Carlo Apollo is a creative artisan that gives ancient wood a new life, creating real art pieces. His panels and floors are “tailor-made” to suit the desires of his various clients. Carlo Apollo is on www.well-made.it the new website dedicated to the Italian excellent artisans, created by the Cologni Foundation and Whomade.


Events
April 2017
Milano, Esposizione, Ceramica, Metallo, Tessuti, Vetro
The European Artistic Craft Days are an international event dedicated to artistic craft professions.

April 2017
Milan, Exhibition, Wood
For the 2017 edition of the Salone del Mobile, the twenty students of Creative Academy under the guidance of Alberto Nespoli and Domenico Rocca of Eligo will realize a collection inspired by wood
April 2017
Milan, Exhibition, Ceramic, Glass, Metal, Mosaic, Silver, Textile, Wood
A dialogue between design and artisanal excellence