Glocal Handmade Workshop

Glocal Handmade Workshop it has been modified: 2011-06-09 di Benedetto Fiori

The craftsmanship is almost always synonymous with superior quality products, with an attention to detail that reflects the careful precision of the craftsman himself.

The idea of ​​the workshop is based on the recognition of valid local traditions in the field of craftsmanship, in particular of artistic craftsmanship, which we want not only to safeguard, but also to support and keep alive. The aim is the search for new products, based on materials and ancient artisan production techniques, which can face the challenges of the current global market.

OggiAggiungi an appointment for today next to the ancient artisan businesses flourish laboratories of young creative, reinterpreting craft techniques with a contemporary spirit, offering objects and accessories, fabrics and accessories unique and original. Among the boundaries labile art, fashion and design is easy to find unique items to buy or give away, as well as items produced in small series that represent the real hand-made in Italy.

The exclusivity of these creations born from personal paths of research and testing, as well as a reinterpretation of Italian quality combined with the use of different materials and craftsmanship of the Italian tradition. A must read back through contemporary eyes that does not forget the aesthetic and the cultural content that has always characterized the Italian product.

So let creative able to research ideas in the traditions, inventions, materials or craft products of their region, their city or the country itself. Designers who are able to complete a design process that is not completed in the study of a form but, starting from the identification of a value Italian, able to express in forms, combinations, surfaces and / or commingling of materials, techniques and styles.


Duration: 4 days Hours: 9.30 - 12.30 14.30 - 18.30
Workshop dates: June 16-19 2011
Target: students, designers, architects, engineers and designers

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