Knowhow and professions in crafts and restauration

These articles and interviews aim at helping you discover and appreciate the world of crafts and restoration of Cultural Heritage.
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PRINT & TYPOGRAPHY … FOR A FREE WOR(L)D

“Typography is the use of art to advocate, communicate, celebrate, educate, elaborate, illuminate and disseminate. Along the way, the words and pages become art.”  – James Felici, The Complete Manual of Typography by Giorgia Pizzato

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Antoinette Olsen, handweaver , and my speciality is the warp-weighted loom

I am a skilled weaver who can weave on the warp-weighted loom, modern floor looms, tapestry looms, rigid heddle looms and tablet looms. My favorite looms are the old warp-weighted looms and old tapestry looms. ...
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Danielle Adjoubel céramiste d’art

Une recherche constante de faire du nouveau, de l’esthétique, un produit fini léger présenté en finition avec d’autres matériaux nobles (bois, acier, verre).
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NUNA CONESA – FELT MAKER / FIELTRO

Mi trabajo consiste en reflejar los colores y texturas que me rodean, en mis tejidos. Intentar trasmitir emociones o sentimientos con mis piezas. Por ello es importante para mi, que el consumidor pueda interactuar con ...
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Eolo Helder Fontanesi

Sono principalmente sarto su misura per uomo e donna, modellista industriale uomo - donna diploma rilasciato dall'Istituto C. Secoli riconosciuto dalla Regione Emilia Romagna.Oltre a questo faccio ricami a mano,cappelli, rimessa a modello di vecchie ...
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BEST PRACTICES TO SAVE OUR CULTURAL HERITAGE…

By Federico Sinigaglia & Giorgia Pizzato – Mad’in Europe European cultural heritage is in danger. Historic houses, medieval walls, mills and castles are under siege once more. Severe weather events, invasive plants and pollution are

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Edward Barder, Split bamboo fishing rod maker.

We have taken great care to make rods that sympathetically utilise and fully express the incredible qualities of Tonkin bamboo. Conceived for the contemporary fly fisher, Barder split bamboo rods are anything but old fashioned ...
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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.

Andrea Magnolini - Stufa tonda

Stufe in muratura – Un calore naturale che scalda la casa e il cuore. Un sistema di riscaldamento antico da portare nel futuro

Da 12 anni mi occupo di Stufe in muratura. Cercavo un sistema di riscaldamento semplice, ecologico, economico e mi sono imbattuto in questa tecnologia. Ho seguito 2 maestri bavaresi per imparare a fare le stufe ...
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Valérie Ceulemans, Valloma, créatrice céramique

Je propose un large choix de sculptures et installations ainsi que des articles destinés à l’Art de la table. Tous ces objets sont uniques et entièrement réalisés par mes soins, dans mon atelier.
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

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Anita Matell, flower maker

Anita Matell – Flower maker

Nature and Botanica is a never ending source of inspiration and I can hardly see a flower without rapidly counting its petals and figure out the main structure...
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Òscar Ollé, Cabinet maker, Barcelona, Spain

When I was turning a piece of banana tree wood that I cut with my own hands from a tree that saw me grow, which I kept and I had to cure for years before ...
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