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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

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

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 […]

3 December 2019

Fornasetti at Museo Poldi Pezzoli

On the occasion of the Milan Art Week, Anj Smith reinterpreted some of Fornasetti’s icons. The painterly contribution by the English artist includes a trumeau-bureau, and the famed vases and plates from the ‘Tema e Variazioni’ series in a harmonious exchange with the masterpieces from the Milanese house-turned-museum. 

5 April 2019

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 […]

1 July 2019

THE FORNASETTI STORE REOPENS ITS DOORS

Starting Monday 18 May the Fornasetti store in Milan at 21A Corso Venezia will reopen its doors. Thanks to our personalised consultancy service via email and telephone, you can also enjoy the Fornasetti ambiance from your own home, anywhere in the world.

Fornasetti implemented this service to offer a more comfortable and exclusive shopping experience.

15 May 2020