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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

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, […]

6 December 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

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

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 TAKES PART IN THE ‘DESIGN LOVES MILANO’ CHARITY FUNDRAISING

Fornasetti takes part in the online charity auction Design Loves Milano spearheaded by creative agency Mr. Lawrence in collaboration with Cambi Auction House. Together with an incredible roster of prominent international designers, Fornasetti donated three of its collectable design pieces to benefit the ASST. (Azienda Socio Sanitaria Territoriale) Fatebenefratelli of Ospedale Luigi Sacco in Milan. […]

17 April 2020