MENS ET MANUS

THE PROJECT

Rediscovering the wonderful world of artisans and charting their path to the contemporary is our goal. The Latin locution “Mens et Manus” is perfect for defining the Italian artisan tradition. Thinking and doing, creativity and dexterity, intuition and dedication, imagination and skill. 


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OUR BLOG

Every month curiosity and news about the world of artisans and beyond

Fabrizio Luongo
Focus on the training of young people

Interview with Fabrizio Luongo, Deputy Vice President of the Naples Chamber of Commerce. The Museum of True and False, the damage of counterfeiting, the enhancement of businesses artisans, the integra…

Socks yes, socks no

I know that it may seem to some people a futile if not even silly subject, but in the male world it is debated more often than you think.Yes, because, if during three seasons out of four the problem d…

Z – Gen an opportunity for luxury brands

From what we read “around” there are still too many brands that underestimate the importance of the so-called “Generation Z”, attributing little interest to a generation define…

 THE REAL LUXURY: REPAIRING

Good morning everyone a couple of days ago my friend Joerg F.B. brought my attention to an article by Vogue that, ringing trumpets, states the following: the real luxury is being able to repair! My mo…

WHO ARE WE 40-50 YEARS OLD?

Good morning everyone. I was born in 1977, I am 43 years old and a little something and now I will try to analyze how this has affected my way of perceiving and addressing certain topics. The main top…

Sustainability and quality, the turning point of luxury

“The expectations to date are that the luxury market can contract in 2020 for about a third, a decline never seen in the history of the recent luxury industry”, says Luca Solca, analyst at…