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, Origins: a new limited edition of pieces of furniture among which stand out the Libri Trumò and two new pieces from the Litomatrice series.
The Trumò Libri is the prototype of a series of five limited reissues designed on the 1950 model, one of the first examples of collaboration between Gio Ponti and Piero Fornasetti. Predecessor to the iconic pieces still being produced today, its components in Italian walnut-briar with a vintage taste converse with the elegant black and white decorations applied by hand in line with the Atelier’s tradition.
The matrices used by Piero Fornasetti in the early years to print his decorations come back to life in the Litomatrice collection. Based on an idea by Barnaba Fornasetti, the series enhances the precious archival masters turning them into decorative elements that testify the Atelier’s history and creating a limited number of unique pieces of art.
Fornasetti presents the new collection for the 2019 Milan Design Week
Fornasetti presents the new rugs collection at the Milan Design Week 2019. The variety of decorations fully expresses the colors, the geometries and the encyclopedic richness of the visual language of the Atelier. Each rug is made following the ancient technique of hand tufting. The collection will be presented at the Fornasetti Store in Corso […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]