Visualizing Ideas. Under your skin: Greta Peccia

Visualizing Ideas. Under your skin: Greta Peccia

To reconnect with the audience, every designer should add emotional value to their creations. Every month, a new tool or visual strategy used by the students at Istituto Marangoni Firenze is selected and commented on by the Editorial staff of I’M Firenze Digest.This May, we showcase the collection of undergraduate student Greta Peccia from the […]

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Violante Valdettaro: Past, Present and Future at Maison Valentino

Violante Valdettaro: Past, Present and Future at Maison Valentino

“If you have an idea in your mind, just allow yourself to let it out. Don’t be afraid of problems. Try to solve them because there is always a solution.”Enigmatic and instantly overwhelming. This is Violante Valdettaro, Head of Heritage and Archive at Maison Valentino.In this interview, held during a special lecture moderated by Tutor […]

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Snapshots of life kept in a Cube: CAOSORDINATO

Snapshots of life kept in a Cube: CAOSORDINATO

Florentine fashion designer Stefano Chiassai keeps his memories in a place frozen in time. In a building located in San Giovanni Valdarno, near Florence, TheCube Archive mirrors Chiassai’s life. It houses a selection of about 15,000 items dating back to the designer’s personal and professional archive. Each item narrates faces, places and atmospheres that shaped […]

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Grace Wales Bonner Guest Designer at Pitti Uomo 102

Grace Wales Bonner Guest Designer at Pitti Uomo 102

I’M Firenze Digest is glad to share the recent news of Grace Wales Bonner being the Guest Designer of Pitti Immagine Uomo no. 102, held in Florence starting June 14th. Pitti Immagine is one of the grandest events for the Italian fashion scene to present new collections, buy materials, network and get inspired for your […]

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DIS-CYCLING: Embracing Sustainability With FENDI

DIS-CYCLING: Embracing Sustainability With FENDI

DIS-CYCLING • The seductive allure of creativity in sustainability is the project presented by Istituto Marangoni Firenze in collaboration with the Maison FENDI. It is planned to start in May 2022 and will involve, under the creative direction of New York artist Sarah Coleman, a number of students from the Florentine school in a process […]

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Between 3D Art and Design: Interview with Julia Koerner

Between 3D Art and Design: Interview with Julia Koerner

Contrasting fields like fashion, architecture and design seem to have something in common in the works of Austrian architecture designer Julia Koerner, who applies 3D-printing techniques to all of these different areas.Known worldwide for her 3D-printing innovations, Julia Koerner is the founder of JK Design GmbH and a faculty member at UCLA. Her recent collaborations […]

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Re-Generation: Tod’s Academy and Istituto Marangoni Firenze

Re-Generation: Tod’s Academy and Istituto Marangoni Firenze

The future of the fashion industry is in our hands: we, the fashion and design students of Istituto Marangoni, are the ones who can rethink the fashion system and improve production processes. Our generation should emphasise the importance of sustainability, working on how to infuse a sustainable mindset into established fashion brands. For this reason, […]

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Just in Time. A Virtual Conversation with designer Julia Koerner

Just in Time. A Virtual Conversation with designer Julia Koerner

On Wednesday, April 6, Istituto Marangoni Firenze will have the opportunity to host the talk Just in Time with Austrian designer and 3D printing expert Julia Koerner. The artist will answer the questions of Ivana Conte, Director of Education at Istituto Marangoni Firenze, and will talk to the School of Fashion and Art students about […]

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Video of the Month. A Contemporary Venus de Milo: Sofia Sereir

Video of the Month. A Contemporary Venus de Milo: Sofia Sereir

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.We are excited to showcase a new video project this month, created by Sofia Sereir, Fashion Design & Accessories Alumna from Istituto Marangoni Firenze.For […]

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Educating the Digital. Interview with Luigi Veccia

Educating the Digital. Interview with Luigi Veccia

The column Educating the Digital aims to connect students and the creative industry. Here, our readers can find interviews with tutors from Istituto Marangoni Firenze, active fashion and art professionals talking with students about their careers, their approaches to education, and the new challenges provided by digital innovation.Designer Luigi Veccia was kind enough to share […]

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Visualizing Ideas. Showing the Interior: Filippo Barbagallo

Visualizing Ideas. Showing the Interior: Filippo Barbagallo

Let curiosity go beyond aesthetics. 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.For December, the focus is on Filippo Barbagallo, an alumnus of the Fashion Design & Accessories undergraduate programme.Not only about his […]

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Visualizing Ideas. Lorenzo La Commare: History of Tomorrow

Visualizing Ideas. Lorenzo La Commare: History of Tomorrow

Intended as any arrangement of images, materials, and visual information grouped together to evoke or study a particular style or concept, moodboards and sketches are often used by students at Istituto Marangoni Firenze to visualize ideas. Every month, a new visual concept or strategy is selected and commented on by the Editorial staff of I’M […]

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