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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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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Nicola De Piano shining bright at Milano Moda Graduate

Nicola De Piano shining bright at Milano Moda Graduate

I’M Firenze Digest and Istituto Marangoni Firenze are thrilled to announce that the Echoes collection by Alumnus Nicola De Piano was displayed during the Milano Moda Graduate fashion show at ADI Museum on September 20th. The young talent, who spent three years studying at Istituto Marangoni Firenze following the educational path of Fashion Design, crowned […]

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Cinema. In Ferragamo’s Shoes, Salvatore: Shoemaker Of Dreams

Cinema. In Ferragamo’s Shoes, Salvatore: Shoemaker Of Dreams

Salvatore Ferragamo, like many of us, was a great dreamer. His ambition and ability to think big helped him build an entire fashion empire.Ferragamo’s life and achievements were recently portrayed in Luca Guadagnino’s Salvatore: Shoemaker Of Dreams (2021). While the Italian director just presented to the world his latest movie, Bones and all (2022) at […]

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Dis-cycling and Circular Creativity: Bootcamp with Sarah Coleman and FENDI

Dis-cycling and Circular Creativity: Bootcamp with Sarah Coleman and FENDI

Four days of intensive experimentation at school, a visual artist from New York supporting the students, and luxury materials supplied by one of the world’s most renowned Italian fashion brands.These are the three ingredients to the success of the project DIS-CYCLING • The seductive allure of creativity in sustainability, which brings together the mentorship of […]

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Homo ex Machina. The 2022 Fashion & Art Show

Homo ex Machina. The 2022 Fashion & Art Show

The 2022 Fashion & Art show Everywhere, Here, Nowhere presented the Best Multimedia Arts and Fashion Design students from Istituto Marangoni Firenze. Staged at Museo Marino Marini during the Pitti Uomo fashion week in Florence, it was undoubtedly an opportunity for the School’s most talented students to display their works and potential. Arts Curating student […]

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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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