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Barnaba Fornasetti live on Dezeen to present Fornasetti su Misura

7 June 2020

Barnaba Fornasetti takes part to the Dezeen Virtual Design Festival in conversation live with Marcus Fairs.

The Atelier’s artistic director presents in a world premiere the brand new ‘Fornasetti su Misura’ service, dedicated to bespoke handmade projects. Custom design meets traditional craftsmanship to breathe life into new tailor-made dreams.

The Virtual Design Festival is the first entirely online design festival. Conceived by Marcus Fairs, founder and Editor in Chief of Dezeen, it involves some of the leading exponents of design, exploring new forms of sharing and networking in response to the unprecedented global situation.

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Fornasetti kicks off with culture and opens the new exhibition Theatrum Mundi

Fornasetti kicks off with culture and inaugurates today the new exhibition “Fornasetti Theatrum Mundi” at the Complesso Monumentale della Pilotta in Parma, open until 14 February, 2021.  The exhibition is a dialogue between the architecture and artworks of the Complesso Monumentale della Pilotta and Fornasetti’s boundless creativity; a network of references and suggestions that give life to a “theatre […]

3 June 2020

Barnaba Fornasetti si racconta a Polpettas on Paper

Barnaba Fornasetti ha aperto le porte del suo mondo con un’intervista esclusiva al magazine Polpettas On Paper.

18 December 2018

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.

11 March 2020

“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 […]

30 April 2019

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 […]

7 May 2019

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 […]

18 October 2019

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 […]

14 June 2019

Artist’s showcase at Fornasetti Store on Corso Matteotti

The Fornasetti Store on corso Matteotti is hosting an artist’s showcase exclusively for Milan Art Week. Carlo Dell’Acqua, who, like Fornasetti, has succumbed to and has become obsessed with Lina Cavalieri’s face, has manipulated it and pieced it back together in his “S/oggetti parziali” installation, which can be viewed until April 14, 2019.

1 April 2019

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.

18 November 2019