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 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. […]
FORNASETTI PRESENTS THE COLLECTION OF FACE COVERINGS
Fornasetti reimagines the face coverings through the dreamlike perspective that has always distinguished its creations. Now a part of everyday life, they take on a new meaning thanks to the five distinctive themes from the Atelier that embellish these accessories, made in Italy with 100% pure silk. On the back, the Soli theme stands out […]
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 […]
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, […]