Biennale Sessions: Art and Fashion in our Metamorphic Times

Biennale Sessions: Art and Fashion in our Metamorphic Times

As a part of the Biennale Sessions programme, Istituto Marangoni Firenze students and tutors were invited to exchange views and ideas about the main exhibitions and national pavilions of the 2022 Biennale d’Arte di Venezia.  By Isabella Chevasco Champsaur and Massimo Romanelli. Cover image: Simone Leigh, Brick House, 2019. Installation view at The Milk of […]

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Six Snapshots from Lo schermo dell’arte 2022

Six Snapshots from Lo schermo dell’arte 2022

Lo schermo dell’arte film festival in Florence keeps proving its worldwide part in gathering new artists and art while exploring new forms of creative expression.The 15th edition of Lo schermo dell’arte took place at Cinema La Compagnia, opening its doors to all students, with free admission to those under 30 supported by Gucci. The following is […]

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Technology. HZERO: A High-tech Journey aboard an Old Train

Technology. HZERO: A High-tech Journey aboard an Old Train

New technologies meet nostalgia and craftsmanship in a new museum destination in the heart of Florence. HZERO is ready to transport visitors in the world of trains, promising a journey that engages all senses.The immersive experience results from the magic created by multimedia design studio Karmachina, sound studio Tempo Reale and light designer Angelo Linzata, […]

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Serial. Undone: a Magical Present

Serial. Undone: a Magical Present

To open the new Serial column, dedicated to carefully selected series and their connection to art and fashion, we will analyse Undone – distributed by Amazon Prime Video – from a precise perspective, keeping our eyes on the spiritual side of the series. Considering technical aspects such as the use of a rotoscope and the more intellectual side of the psychological drama, the […]

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Alessandro Benetton: The Preppy Avantgardist

Alessandro Benetton: The Preppy Avantgardist

On October 11th, in the opulent Florentine mansion of Palazzo Pucci, the sumptuous Apollo Room hosted a conference dedicated to the latest publication by Alessandro Benetton, la traiettoria (Mondadori, 2022). It is a mixture of a memoir and a motivational book to summarize the years lived to date. Fashion can tell a lot about a person: […]

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Les Journées Particulières: Upcycling with FENDI & Pardgroup

Les Journées Particulières: Upcycling with FENDI & Pardgroup

On the opening of the new FENDI Factory outside of Florence, during the event of Les Journées Particulières, an interdisciplinary group of alumni and students from different areas of Istituto Marangoni Firenze will showcase the result of Dis-cycling: the seductive allure of creativity in sustainability, a project under the mentorship of artist and I’M Mentor […]

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Experience. First day of school: a diary

Experience. First day of school: a diary

A new column dedicated to Istituto Marangoni Firenze Experience has to open with the student reportage of the very first day of School.“First day” could mean a lot of trepidation but excitement too. Becoming acquainted with new people and getting familiar with the Istituto Marangoni campus in Florence: this is what the activities were all […]

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Technology. The Digital Transition of Tailoring

Technology. The Digital Transition of Tailoring

COVID-19 has affected every segment of the suit and tailoring market, causing bankruptcy risks for some middle segment players. Tailoring and suit brands have demonstrated difficulty adapting their business models (still significantly linked to brick-and-mortar distribution) to a newer and more digital consumer, demanding the same in-store and online experience. Reacting to this revolution, Istituto Marangoni Firenze […]

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Visualising Ideas. Daydreaming of Rebirth: Martina Lucchesi

Visualising Ideas. Daydreaming of Rebirth: Martina Lucchesi

Some people can daydream. People can believe so much in some of their hopes that they turn them into ambitions. Every month, a new tool or strategy to visualise ideas used by students at Istituto Marangoni Firenze is selected and commented on by the editorial staff of I’M Firenze Digest.This month, we are presenting the Rebirth […]

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Visualising ideas. Digital Mythology: Abraham Yael

Visualising ideas. Digital Mythology: Abraham Yael

By mixing past and present, it’s possible to create an entirely new aesthetic full of hidden meanings.Every month, a new tool or strategy to visualise ideas used by students at Istituto Marangoni Firenze is selected and commented on by the editorial staff of I’M Firenze Digest.This month, we are presenting the artworks by Abraham Yael […]

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Video of the Month. Amira Rossi and Miguel Gasparini homage to Virgil Abloh

Video of the Month. Amira Rossi and Miguel Gasparini homage to Virgil Abloh

Every month, a new video is selected and commented on by the Editorial staff of I’M Firenze Digest to showcase new visual languages and moving image applications for artists, designers, and stylists.This month, we are excited to present the video created with Fashion Styling and Creative Direction student Amira Rossi and Shoes & Accessories Design […]

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Visionary Minds: Publishing Reimagined by Fashion Stylists  

Visionary Minds: Publishing Reimagined by Fashion Stylists  

A real champion manages to anticipate the competition. It is someone who brings innovation, one who has extra gear, determination, and full control of the whole car – a vehicle driven by the mind, the imagination, and out-of-the-box thinking.Every second-year student in Fashion Styling and Creative Direction at Istituto Marangoni Firenze ran their creative vehicle […]

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