FornasettiPiero Fornasetti was a renaissance man of the 20th century. Sculptor, painter, interior decorator and engraver, Fornasetti's signature designs are reminiscent of fine lined engravings using repeatedly the face of opera singer Lina Cavalieri.
Antiquariato photoPiero's son, Barnaba, now runs the business and keeps the family home in Milan going.
Antiquariato photoThe April issue of Antiquariato magazine featured the interiors of the Milan home of the Fornasetti family.
Fornasetti used his home as a canvas for his creativity. Here, he worked out the designs and style of his decorative items. Geometric lines combined with black and white engraved faces became synonymous with Fornasetti.
Antiquariato photoThe Fornasetti products are still recreated by hand using patterns created by Piero.
He was a master at using found objects combined with a pop of color.
Antiquariato photoDon't you love the applique look of the chair and desk?
Antiquariato photoHow about the dizzying combination of mosaic floor and patterned walls?
This is essential Fornasetti. The faux three dimensional rug paired with found objects and a fanciful chest. Do you own any Fornasetti?