Homo Faber 30 SeptemberGet closer to craftsmanship by exploring today’s interactive events and activities
Watch artisans from some of Europe’s finest luxury houses demonstrating rare or unique skills including saddlemaking, enamelling, engraving and glyptic art.Discover
Discover the secrets of art restoration by watching artisans wearing Go Pro cameras restoring artworks in front of your eyes. 15:00 Open Care presents a special film about restoration.Discover
Fanny Boucher France
Manuel Ferreira Portugal
Valerii Grebennikov Russia
Séverina Lartigue France
silk flower making
Francesco Raimondi Italy
Charles Roulin Switzerland
The master woodworkers of Bottega Ghianda, Italian furniture makers of excellence, showcase the fine craftsmanship that goes into their products.Discover
See the team from Konner demonstrate the techniques involved in creating a customised helicopter. Watch artisans from Pedemonte making high-end carbon fibre racing bike frames.Discover
A discussion about the essential role of craftsmanship in maintaining elegance and exclusivity in the luxury sector. In collaboration with Institut National des Métiers d’Art INMA.
A review of Homo Faber and an examination of the singularity of craftsmanship and its role in the future.
In collaboration with Institut National des Métiers d’Art INMA.
Don’t miss this very special opportunity to work alongside master artisans from leading Paris embroidery house Lesage and try out some of their incredible techniques! Working on a large cotton canvas, you will help embroider a 19th century map of Venice as seen from the sky. Sessions last 30 minutes.