craft

Italy needs crafts

The Michelangelo Foundation disseminates and promotes artistic crafts in Europe. A fundamental mission especially for our country

Learning how to make things

What would Made in Italy be without craftsmanship? Knowing how to make things touches fundamental aspects of the human being, the economy and social life. It is time to reevaluate (seriously and without rhetoric) the craft trades

Learning how to make things

What would Made in Italy be without craftsmanship? Knowing how to make things touches fundamental aspects of the human being, the economy and social life. It is time to reevaluate (seriously and without rhetoric) the craft trades

From emergency to emergent design

Catastrophism prevents the western world from understanding the potential of the African continent: the capillary and very widespread talent for self-organization. From which we have a lot to learn

The rediscovery of do-it-yourself

We certainly didn’t invent much during lockdown. But do-it-yourself took off with unexpected enthusiasm and creativity. The dream of Enzo Mari in 1974 – to return operative power to the hands of ordinary people – becomes reality in time of need

The new experience of time

Detox and vacations: when it comes to wellbeing, designing our experiences is key

Italy needs crafts

The Michelangelo Foundation disseminates and promotes artistic crafts in Europe. A fundamental mission especially for our country

From emergency to emergent design

Catastrophism prevents the western world from understanding the potential of the African continent: the capillary and very widespread talent for self-organization. From which we have a lot to learn

The rediscovery of do-it-yourself

We certainly didn’t invent much during lockdown. But do-it-yourself took off with unexpected enthusiasm and creativity. The dream of Enzo Mari in 1974 – to return operative power to the hands of ordinary people – becomes reality in time of need

Artisans: hands+digital is the way to go

Small crafts workshops have to rise again. Made in Italy is in the balance. But to do so, they have to shrug off their fear of digital things, and learn to use them creatively. Not just for sales

Artisans: hands+digital is the way to go

Small crafts workshops have to rise again. Made in Italy is in the balance. But to do so, they have to shrug off their fear of digital things, and learn to use them creatively. Not just for sales

The new experience of time

Detox and vacations: when it comes to wellbeing, designing our experiences is key