Barnaba Fornasetti takes part in the #IosonoMilano initiative launched by Vanity Fair Italy
With the hashtag #IosonoMilano, (“I am Milan”) the new issue of Vanity Fair, distributed free today throughout Lombardy, unites the voices of 64 personalities in Milan who send out a message of unity, strength and solidarity towards the other cities of Italy and the world who are currently facing the Covid-19 emergency.
Fornasetti at Nomad St. Moritz
From 6 to 9 February Fornasetti is taking part to Nomad St. Moritz, the showcase by invitation dedicated to collectible design and contemporary art that brings together international galleries in extraordinary architectural locations all over the world. In the spaces of Chesa Planta, a historic building of the eighteenth century, the Milanese Atelier presents Fornasetti, […]
Fornasetti presents the new edition of the Piatto Calendario
Fornasetti’s Piatto Calendario is a tradition dating back to 1967, when Piero Fornasetti designed the first limited-edition New Year plate to be given as a Christmas gift to friends and devoted customers. Fornasetti dedicates its annual Piatto Calendario to Ludwig van Beethoven and his Third Symphony, the Eroica, which, more than any of his works, […]
Barnaba Fornasetti’s unique piece for the “ELLE DECOR not for sale auction”
ELLE DECOR invited Barnaba Fornasetti to design a unique piece for the ‘ELLE DECOR not for sale auction’, the special charity event in collaboration with Christie’s and powered by Charitybuzz. In the ‘Mani’ Magic table the central convex mirror creates a dreamlike atmosphere with a certain talismanic quality. The iconic Fornasetti ‘Mani’ decor is applied […]
Fornasetti presenta: A dialogue around women’s silence
To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Fornasetti hosts a dialogue around women’s silence on Monday 25 November in its Milanese store in Corso Venezia.
Fornasetti celebrates the opening of the new store with the “Queen Lina” wall plate
“Queen Lina” is the new decor from the Tema e Variazioni series, designed by Fornasetti to celebrate the opening of the London store at Harrods. In this variation, the face of the famous soprano engages with symbols of England from various eras. The design is featured on a porcelain plate and on a decorative panel, […]
The new Fornasetti at Harrods
Fornasetti opens its new boutique in the historic department store on Brompton Road, London. Located inside Harrods, in the Luxury Home section of the renovated Interiors Department on the third floor, seventy square metres of surface narrate the visual universe of the Italian atelier in a broad and representative way, through a studied selection of […]
Fornasetti presenta: S/Oggetti parziali by Carlo Dell’Acqua
“Fornasetti Presenta” is the new multi-purpose art space jointly created by Barnaba Fornasetti, artistic director of the atelier, and Valeria Manzi, the co-curator of cultural projects. A space where Fornasetti’s world mingles with other art forms.
The Quirinal Palace houses two iconic Fornasetti furniture items
Two iconic pieces of Fornasetti furniture will enrich the residence of the President of the Italian Republic, on the occasion of the “Quirinale Contemporaneo” project. From 5 July, the Trumeau “Architettura” and the Curved Table “Libri” will permanently embellish the rooms of the Palazzo, together with other 20th century works of art and design. The […]
The new Fornasetti exhibition in Sweden
From 14 June 2019 to 26 January 2020 Artipelag, the international art museum and multi-purpose space in the outskirts of Stockholm, will host the exhibition “Fornasetti Inside Out Outside In”. It is the fruit of a collaboration between Artipelag and the Milanese atelier. Curated by Barnaba Fornasetti, Jessica Höglund, Valeria Manzi and Bo Nilsson, it […]
The rule of dreams: an installation by Fornasetti at Venice T Fondaco dei Tedeschi
Fornasetti’s dreamlike world comes to Venice and pays homage to the city and its artistic heritage with a site-specific installation at the T Fondaco dei Tedeschi. Featuring silhouettes of female faces, irreverent monkeys and hands slicing through the air, the art installation develops along the different areas of the building, once the trading place for […]
“Hole & Corner” in the rooms of Casa Fornasetti
The English magazine Hole & Corner is taken on a guided tour by Barnaba Fornasetti through the rooms of his home. A magical place where every object tells a story about the Artistic Director’s professional and private life. In this article, it’s the musical instruments, items of furniture, decorations and tiny details in each room […]