Homo Faber: Boosting European Craftsmanship

Homo Faber is a unique Venice event that boosts european craftsmanship. It is set to place from 14-30 September at Fondazione Giorgio Cini. The event in question is Home Faber organised by the leading Swiss-based entity, Michelangelo Foundation. The exclusive event is regarded as the major cultural exhibition dedicated to European craftsmanship and exclusive design.

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This unique exhibition will put fine craftsmanship in the international design spectrum and give recognition to master artisans. It will encompass a wide variety of arts and disciplines, from jewelry to bespoke designs as well as showcasing the rarest artisanal techniques, applied among other things to furniture design.

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Homo Faber is an expression that was first coined during the Renaissance and it captures and celebrates the infinite creativity of human beings. The exhibit will provide a panoramic view of European fine craftsmanship but it will nevertheless have a singular undercurrent: what human beings can do better than machines. – Johann Rupert, Co-founder of the Michelangelo Foundation.

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These unique spaces will be adorned with most exquisite pieces, innovative installations as well as live showcases of artisans working on their respective arts. It will have a total space of around 4,000 square meters. Below is a representation of filigree technique, a marvelous home decor skill.

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Many furniture such as center table, coffee and side tables benefit from such events to revive talents, and improve the interior design industry.

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Luxury furniture is along arts and crafts in this event.

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It also involves a stellar combination of world-class designers, creators and architects, including Michele de Lucchi, Stefano Boeri, India Mahdavi, Judith Clark, Jean Blanchaert and Stefano Micelli. Imagination and energy will be two of the biggest pillars of the exhibition.

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Portugal will be one of the featured countries in the world. Boca do Lobo is one brand in particular that will be representing the country’s legacy with two highly curated pieces that two of the most stunning and ancient arts of Portugal: Azulejos and the Art of Filigree.

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Visitors will have the opportunity to see things in real time and speak to artisans about their craft as well as virtually enter the ateliers of the masters, among many other aspects of the fine world of craftsmanship.

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