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Efesti suggests: Inchiostro festival: illustrators, calligraphers and printers

 

Will be held this weekend (June 6 to 7), the third edition of “Inchiostro festival: illustrators, calligraphers and printers”, inserted in the splendid setting of the Cloister of Santa […]

EFESTI SUGGESTS: “ALL THE WORLD’S FUTURE” – BIENNALE DI VENEZIA

This edition, directed by Okwui Enwezor, chaired by Paolo Baratta and organized by the Biennale di Venezia which celebrates 120 years old (1895), has set as its objective of […]

Men’s Trend 2015: Between New Dandy and Gender-Free

What are the latest trends in men’s fashion? If some of them can be read in the light of Roland Barthes and his writings about dandyism, for the other […]

Historic Workshops: the heart of Made in Italy

In the international collective conscious the Italian Fashion Houses are imposed as a synonym of excellence thanks to making clothing and accessories characterized by high-quality, standard that in recent […]

TALKING ABOUT CRAFTS: SARA MANTOVANI TELLS ABOUT HERSELF

 
 
From the passion for the soil and for the art, combined with the use of accurate techniques, take shape the unique pieces of the young potter Sara Mantovani, from […]

Back to the bicycle: how a lifestyle gives birth to a mass trend

1992. San Francisco holds “Critical Mass”: the first bicycle gathering designed to invade the streets normally congested by car traffic. The aim is to make people more think about […]

TALKING ABOUT CRAFTS: Fabrizio Rocchi of ”Il volo” tells about himself

 

 
From his love for the nature and for his land of Etruscan origin, the ceramist Fabrizio Rocchi gives form to unique jewelry in bright colors and most importantly eco-friendly, made from […]

TALKING ABOUT CRAFTS: GIOVANNI OF RI.CICLO TELLS ABOUT HIMSELF

 
The bicycles signed Ri.Ciclo represent a meeting point of passion for the manual work, recycled materials and touch for unique and sophisticated lines.
Efesti interviewed for you Giovanni of Ri.Ciclo: six […]

Talking about crafts: Clizia Ornato tells about herself

 

 
From memories of her travels Clizia Ornato creates exclusive jewels that are the result of the encounter between different cultures giving it at the same time a contemporary touch.
Clizia’s hands […]

Talking of crafts: Elena of Rue…128 tells about herself

 
The fashion designer Elena Pastorcich, founder of the brand Rue…128, has made of her passion for accessories and fashion a real job.
Quality, femininity, elegance and creativity are definitely the […]

BETWEEN TRADITION AND HI-TECH: THE DIGITAL CRAFTMANSHIP

 
Digital craftsman: what image comes to your mind by hearing these two words pronounced together? It seems an oxymoron, a contradiction without equal, but the craftsmanship is increasingly going […]

WHEN ITALY WAS “BELLISSIMA”

 
For the first time an exhibition celebrates the excellence of Made in Italy, in Italy. For the occasion, the curators Maria Luisa Frisa, Anna Mattirolo and Stefano Tonchi have […]

The Italian Design beyond the crisis

 
From the 4th of April 2014 to the 22nd of February 2015, you can visit the Triennale’s Design Museum that, arrived at its seventh edition, will host an original […]

THE NECESSARY REVIVAL OF CRAFTSMANSHIP

   After the decades of the wildest prêt-à-porter, of the obsession with the use of alternative and experimental materials, in short, of the standardized production by any means, craftsmanship […]

Talking of crafts: Franca of Metallina tells about herself

Metallina contemporary jewellery is the brand created by Franca Bonazza. Designed by herself, these precious stone are all unique pieces handmade realized, thanks to the use of different materials. […]

ECOSUSTAINABILITY AND CRAFTSMANSHIP GET TOGHETHER INTO FASHION

 
Fashion and ecosustainability are more and more blending as never before in the last few years. “Green anyway and everywhere” has become an imperative to which no one seems […]

Talking of crafts: Francesca of Mr. Nico tells about herself

 
– Where, when, why. Tell us about your first steps into the world of craft and the reasons that induced you to work with your hands.
 
After some work experiences […]

THE WRITING ART : innovation marries tradition

 
The Old Factory Vittorio Martini is a workshop specialized in the production of high precision instruments for drawing and calculating. Combining innovation and tradition , it produces unconventional objects […]

Leather artisans

 
The profession of leather artisan doesn’t know what “crisis” means. Big brands such as Bottega Veneta, Fendi and Gucci have always put their haute de gamme products into the expert hands […]

Elica: two artists or two artisans? Just art makers.

Their pieces can be defined “applied culture”, culture becoming substance, substance becoming a message, a thought – visions

Espadrillas reborn

Espadrillas are shoes traditionnaly considered as spanish, but first records about are linked to Mauleon, a town situated in the north-west of France. The word espadrillas, in spanish, or espadrilles, using […]