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, […]
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 […]
Fornasetti presenta: S/Oggetti parziali by Carlo Dell’Acqua
“Fornasetti Presenta” is the new multi-purpose art space jointly created by Barnaba Fornasetti, artistic director of the atelier, and Valeria Manzi, the co-curator of cultural projects. A space where Fornasetti’s world mingles with other art forms.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]