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From ancestral methods to technological innovations, from sustainable values to technical knowledge on materials and tools, learn more about the ins and outs of crafts and heritage with Mad’in Europe! Here we present exclusive content on the various aspects of the sector and address its most up-to-date issues. We also welcome contributions, so please contact us to pitch your idea. 
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THE CHAIR: EVERYTHING BUT WHAT YOU WOULD EXPECT

By Giorgia Pizzato Picture: Chair by Morten Stenbaek, Denmark Strolling down a city’s streets, entering a house, a bar or a station it is almost impossible not to come across a chair or its variant. There are hundreds, if not thousands of types, designed for as many purposes: Cantilever, stuffed, ergonomic, monoblock, office, rocking, director’s, ...

Christian Van Parys - Réalisation de pièces manquante d'un poêle ancien

Profession: stove maker! Wood in the spotlight …

They were thought to be relegated forever to our childhood memories instead, the wood stoves still have good days in front of them. Sensitivity to the environment and to a way of life closer to nature led us to rediscover them in their traditional version but, also in some cases, in a more contemporary one. ...

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Un Pizzo, Italy

Interview of UN PIZZO – FOLK ART DESIGN. A FONDAZIONE COLOGNI INTERVIEW
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Peron e Peron, Italy

Interview of Paolo Polloniato, shoemaker in Bologna A FONDAZIONE COLOGNI INTERVIEW
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Paolo Polloniato, Italy

Interview of Paolo Polloniato A FONDAZIONE COLOGNI INTERVIEW
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Marco Ripa, Italy

Marco Ripa is a craftsman and a designer. In his workshop, situated in the Marche Region, he makes unique home accessories and furniture in iron and steel. A FONDAZIONE COLOGNI INTERVIEW
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Gianluca Pacchioni, Italy

The atelier of Gianluca Pacchioni, master in the art of forging metals and recently nominated among the 75 MAM-Maestro d’Arte e Mestiere, that encompass some of the most talented artisans in Italy, is in Milan: in particular, it is located in a building from the Thirties which used to be an eye-drops factory. A FONDAZIONE COLOGNI INTERVIEW

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Giacomo Moor, Italy

A travel in the contemporary workshop of Giacomo Moor. A FONDAZIONE COLOGNI INTERVIEW.
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G. Inglese, Italy

Interview of G. Inglese: Prince William’s Shirts Made in Ginosa. A FONDAZIONE COLOGNI INTERVIEW
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Fabscarte, hadpainted wallpaper, Italy

Interview of Fabscarte, specialist in the production of hand-made and painted wallpapers. A FONDAZIONE COLOGNI INTERVIEW.
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Daniele Mingardo, Italy

Interview of Daniele Mingardo, metal designer. A FONDAZIONE COLOGNI INTERVIEW
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Botteganove, Italy

Interview of Christian Pegoraro, founder of Botteganove. BottegaNove creates decorated mosaic pieces both in ceramics and porcelain. A Fondazione Cologni Interview
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Düsseldorf Une nouvelle vie pour des boiseries princières

Des boiseries sublimes du XVIIIe découvertes par un heureux hasard, un morceau d’histoire qui se révèle peu à peu, un chantier pointilleux dans un hôtel particulier en Allemagne. Cette aventure démarre dans les ateliers de Féau & Cie, rue Laugier à Paris…

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Haute joaillerie : la laque fait son come back

La laque, longtemps cantonnée au champ de la décoration, trouve aujourd’hui sa place dans les collections de haute joaillerie et de haute horlogerie des maisons les plus prestigieuses. Enquête sur la percée d’une matière séculaire terriblement innovante.

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The incredible thatched cottages of Brière (France)

Created in 1970, the Regional Park of Brière (France) is a unique territory for its natural setting, but also its exceptional concentration of thatched cottages. To build their habitat, “brièrons” farmers just used what they ...
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