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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Andy Picci: Meditating in the Metaverse

Andy Picci: Meditating in the Metaverse

The fruitful collaboration between Istituto Marangoni Firenze and the conceptual artist Andy Picci continues under his new Mentorship for this academic year with a project that will bring students from both Multimedia Arts and Arts Curating courses in a Metaverse.  By Jessica García Corral and Giulia Piceni. Cover image courtesy of Andy Picci. The increase of […]

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Alumni. Ink, Fashion and Watercolors: Montserrat Salvat’s world 

Alumni. Ink, Fashion and Watercolors: Montserrat Salvat’s world 

Exciting upcoming projects for Istituto Marangoni Firenze Alumna Montserrat Salvat. After attending a short course in Fashion Illustration at Istituto Marangoni Firenze, many doors opened for her, including the opportunity to realise her dream of becoming an illustrator. After her recent collaboration with established fashion brands, she talked to us about her techniques, her experience at […]

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Educating the Digital. Interview with Francesca Giulia Tavanti

Educating the Digital. Interview with Francesca Giulia Tavanti

Today is a special occasion: I’M Firenze Digest has published its 100th article. To celebrate the event, the Editorial staff invited the new Istituto Marangoni Firenze Director of Education, Francesca Giulia Tavanti to narrate her views on the world of Fashion, Art, and education. The column Educating the Digital aims to connect students and the […]

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Istituto Marangoni talents at Lakmé Fashion Week

Istituto Marangoni talents at Lakmé Fashion Week

On October 16th, two students graduating in Fashion Design from Istituto Marangoni schools in Milan and Florence got the chance to physically showcase their final collections during the Lakmé Fashion Week in Mumbai. A great success for both the two Alumni and for Istituto Marangoni, the fashion show was supported by GFWi and FDCI. A commentary by […]

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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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Street Styles. Fall Semester Looks at Istituto Marangoni Firenze

Street Styles. Fall Semester Looks at Istituto Marangoni Firenze

We live in a world where we can no longer predict what people will wear on the streets. New and upcoming styles clash in a symbiotic relationship with many trends from the past. Street style has changed its definition, and we keep seeing that every new Fall at Istituto Marangoni. On September 26th, Istituto Marangoni Firenze […]

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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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A Conversation with Alessandro Benetton: Paving New Trajectories

A Conversation with Alessandro Benetton: Paving New Trajectories

To consider a businessperson without contemplating the journey that took them to success would be a big omission and may lead to wrong conclusions. In his latest book la traiettoria (Mondadori, 2022), the investor and sportsman Alessandro Benetton aims to spotlight the most personal aspects of his life by creating an inspiring narration mixed with […]

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End of the Year 2021-2022 Paul Andrew’s Commencement Speech

End of the Year 2021-2022 Paul Andrew’s Commencement Speech

How do you make a commencement speech memorable? During the Graduation Ceremony for the Year 2021-2022, Paul Andrew, fashion designer and I’M Mentor at Istituto Marangoni Firenze, gave proof of his incredible ability to translate a generation’s vision into an unforgettable moment for the Class of 2022. The following is an extract of the discourse […]

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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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