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Fein: the gold workshops where jewels play rock …

When we want to buy a jewel, we don’t pay atten­tion to whe­ther the shop is owned by a gold­smith or a jewe­ler. The obser­va­tion of the craft sec­tor is tea­ching us to use the cor­rect terms and that each term cor­re­sponds to a dif­fe­rent pro­fes­sio­na­li­sm. In this chap­ter, we find our­sel­ves in the elegant …

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With Erika Fracassa We Cross The Glass…

The­re are sto­ries that have a trend that is to say, cir­cu­lar. Gra­dual­ly you acqui­re infor­ma­tion and a mosaic is for­ming in front of your eyes. Whe­re each pie­ce, over time, finds its posi­tion and it gives har­mo­ny to a big­ger pro­ject. This remin­ded us of the sto­ry of Eri­ka Fra­cas­sa, an arti­san of glass. …

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Elena Pignata: the artisan “couturier” of brides but not only…

During the pan­de­mic, we are rea­ding over and over about the ine­vi­ta­ble suspen­sion of all even­ts, inclu­ding wed­dings. How are tho­se who pro­du­ce cere­mo­nial dres­ses living this tran­si­tion? In the case of “cou­tu­rier “ Ele­na Pigna­ta, qui­te well: during this period she hasn’t lost the deep con­tact with her pas­sion, her crea­ti­vi­ty and a very …

Ele­na Pigna­ta: the arti­san “cou­tu­rier” of bri­des but not only… Leg­gi altro »

Carlo Zanella , The Restoring Architect 

We are still in Bor­go Cam­pi­do­glio:  the cen­ter of our web­si­te not only for histo­ric rea­sons  but also becau­se of the impor­tan­ce in the arti­sa­nal world. One of the histo­ri­cal figu­re is Arch. Car­lo Zanel­la that we meet  in his resto­ra­tion labo­ra­to­ry.  He used to split his life bet­ween Tori­no and Nica­ra­gua. In Nica­ra­gua he …

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“Calza di cuoio”, un angolo dedicato alla storia dei nativi americani

In Via Fia­no 12 in Bor­go Cam­pi­do­glio the­re used to be an aban­do­ned car­pen­try. Sin­ce Decem­ber 1st of last year it beco­me home of “Cal­za di cuo­io”, a social pro­mo­tion asso­cia­tion that inclu­des an area dedi­ca­ted to a museum about Nati­ve Ame­ri­cans, a labo­ra­to­ry for the pro­duc­tion of items made using lea­ther, a shop that …

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Art Deco: From 1988 They Are Coloring the World…

Wal­king around from one sto­re to ano­ther in Bor­go Cam­pi­do­glio, that is beco­ming more and more the cen­ter of high qua­li­ty craf­tsman­ship, we found this char­ming, bright and spa­cious lab cal­led Art Deco. Pain­tings and panels han­ging on the walls, gil­ded sta­tues, tools mixed with chairs and tre­stles, all part of the clut­ter of this lab/atelier/school …

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La storia del mosaico rivive con Giada a Borgo Campidoglio

“My inte­re­st for mosaic star­ted very casual­ly.” Gia­da is tel­ling us  her sto­ry: she is ori­gi­nal­ly from the Friu­li region, arri­ved in Tori­no for love,  star­ted 5 years ago ate­lier BB mosai­ci in Via Bal­me 32 in the Bor­go Cam­pi­do­glio area. “Almo­st 15 years ago I was appren­ti­ce in a mosaic lab in Friu­li, I always …

La sto­ria del mosai­co rivi­ve con Gia­da a Bor­go Cam­pi­do­glio Leg­gi altro »