An exhibition dedicated to Doppia Firma 2021, a project by Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte and Living Corriere della Sera, an annual project which brings together innovative European designers and Italian master artisans in a creative and cultural exchange, resulting in the realisation of unique contemporary objects. This year 12 creative partnerships (with legendary designer Ugo La Pietra as special guest) will take their inspiration from the theme of outdoor living, to produce a collection of authentic singular objects and small-scale series which will be unveiled at Milan’s Salone del Mobile. The fruitful dialogue between creativity and craftsmanship at the heart of this project will be celebrated in an outdoor exhibition in the gardens.
The Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte is a private non-profit organisation founded by Franco Cologni in Milan in 1995. The foundation’s initiatives are primarily focused on young people and the training of the next generation of artisans. It supports and carries out a number of cultural, scientific and educational programmes, including the development of an important collection of publications related to craftsmanship, an innovative apprenticeship scheme, and a title to recognise and celebrate master artisans.
Studio Salaris was established by professional interior designer Alessandra Salaris in the historic centre of Milan. Alessandra studied interior design at Istituto Europea di Design (IED), Milan and Politecnico di Milano, as well as undertaking further studies in London. Alessandra is specialised in designing custom-made sets and unique interior spaces with her flair for contemporary aesthetics.