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Fornasetti: An Italian Legacy Continues

Reinventions of original designs for modern wallpapers

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Fornasetti the man, the artist, and the atelier are all pervasively synonymous with the legacy of Piero Fornasetti.  A Milanese painter, sculptor, interior decorator, engraver of books, and creator of more than 11,000 products, he was yet another great impresario of Italian design and wit.  Fornasetti’s production of objects and furniture was one of the largest of the 20th century.  Even today, under the leadership of his son Barnaba, the firm is thriving and ever-growing with the introduction of many re-inventions all referenced through the vast archives available to him.

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