On 4 and 5 February last, on the premises of Cometa (Como), craft workshops of bookbinding organized by the Fondazione Cologni were held by artisans from the historic Milanese bottega ‘Conti Borbone’.

Events and Exhibitions
ArtiJanus/ArtiJanas is the experimental project of the culture of design and craftsmanship promoted and supported by the Fondazione di Sardegna and the Milan Triennale, with the collaboration of Fondazione Cologni.
Triennale Milano and Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte are continuing their annual collaboration, focused on presenting in the space of the Quadreria the series of exhibitions ‘Mestieri d’Arte & Design. Crafts Culture’, four shows that offer a completely new perspective on the contemporary applied arts.

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Artigianato e progetto

Convegno sulle arti applicate in Italia

The conference ‘Né arte né design’ (‘Neither Art nor Design’), held at the Triennale di Milano on the initiative of the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte in September 2019 offered some interesting analyses and ideas on the theme of the applied arts in Italy, looking at the disciplinary field from a contemporary perspective.
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Lo spettacolo della Bellezza

Da Benvenuto Cellini agli artefici contemporanei. Storie di talento, mecenatismo e passione

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Fondazione Cologni, Marsilio has brought out in time for Christmas a special volume in its now historic ‘Mestieri d’Arte’ series, starting out from the image that the Foundation has adopted as its logo, Benvenuto Cellini’s famous Salt Cellar.

Other Activities
The architecture and design studio of Matteo Thun & Antonio Rodriguez, based in Milan and Munich has now a partnership with the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte to develop the term "conscious" or " Consciousness".
Artijanus/Artijanas is an experimental project of design and craft culture promoted and supported by the Fondazione di Sardegna.