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Giovanni Bassi, costruttore di impianti industriali, 1976. Italia

I momenti migliori del mio lavoro sono quelli più problematici, più difficili nei quali esprimo al meglio la mia conoscenza, creatività e passione.

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Maurizio Bresesti, carpentiere. Italy

Il saper fare manuale è una Sapienza da non deturpare o da ripudiare perché vista come uno stereotipo di sporco e poco appagante, la vita non può rifugiarsi solo in un riscontro economico fine a se stesso, ma ha bisogno anche di un calore umano e di un appagamento morale. Il lavoro nobilita l’uomo!

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Myriam Berry-Hoornaert, créatrice, styliste/modéliste et costumière. France

Il ne faut surtout pas avoir peur de se tromper ou de faire des détours. Chemin faisant, on apprend et on atteint son but. Parfois un métier que l’on aime peut en cacher un autre qui nous attend, lové au cœur même de notre travail assidu.

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Teodoro Pérez, luthier. Spain

When in your work there is no place for haste, without a doubt, I think it is a passion and also a pride. The best time… When you hear your creation of expert hands of guitarists and they cheer us ears both in classical music as flamenco.

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Francesca Bortolaso, stained glass maker. Italy

My job is surely a passion… without passion glass does not transmit beauty, brilliance and light. Glass to me is an “alive “ material, it feels the energy and vibrations of the person who is working on it.

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Charlotte Anne Duckworth – Silversmith

The biggest hurdle in starting up a business is continuous need to believe in yourself. There will be highs and lows, and moments where you question why you are doing what you are doing. Then every so often, you have an experience that makes the struggle worthwhile. Taking opportunities that are daunting and intimidating are all part of the job, …

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Yvon Cochery, graveur et sculpteur depuis 1969. France

Le métier de graveur sur pierre est l’expression du corps et de l’esprit. Il permet de s’exprimer sans limite. Se surpasser au travers son métier est un exploit de tous les jours.

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Véronique Gardy Delanne, facteur de flûte depuis 2007. France

Je mets mon savoir-faire au service des personnes qui viennent me voir. Je travaille à l’ancienne c’est-à-dire que c’est ma flûte qui s’adapte au musicien et non l’inverse. J’aime revenir aux bases.

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Elisa Tallone, letterpress printer since 2008. Italy

Everything happens in the world to end up in a book. Books are a wonderful invention, because they convey thoughts which shape the reader’s imagination and imagery. Through my profession I have the chance to offer to the readers the best possible reading experience. Is it not fascinating?

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Giovanni Ottaviani, typographer. A family business since 1799. Italy

The traditional printing is returning to a new life today, more and more culturally prepared people require typographical printed products. A new interest has risen first in the U.S. and is spreading rapidly throughout Europe. In the framework of this perspective, young generations have all the potentialities to continue this wonderful job.

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