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

 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! …

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 …

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 Bernstein. …

E-commerce: an opportunity not to be missed

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation processes that were already underway, the strategic importance of digital for Italy’s competitiveness and growth is now widely recogniz…

Beauty must be shown and shared

It caused a stir when Armani for the first time paraded his line for the spring-summer season on live TV on a private network, LA7 to be precise. And I would also say a nice “it was now!” Ye…

Tips and tricks for your shoes!

 Take care of leather sandals Here’s the first tip. Many will be able to store leather sandals at the end of the summer simply by leaving them in a boot or throwing them in a box until next su…