Barnaba Fornasetti is the Artistic Director of Fornasetti, one of the most important worldwide atelier of design and decorative arts, he become famous thanks to his furniture decorated by hand and for him dreamlike visual language, refined and without time.
Son of Piero Fornasetti, the polyhedral artist founder of the Atelier on 1950’s, Barnaba is pursuing faithfully the fatherly inheritance and, with the same pioneering spirit and the same passion, he revives the extraordinary visual language of it. Curios and non conformist, Barnaba dreems to apply the decoration at other discipline, trepassing the confines of design. From 2013 pulled some different projects.
On 2017 wins the MAD Visionaries! Award from MADof New York, Museum of Arts and Design, the prize of innovation, excellence and creativeness in the field of the art and the design.
Photo © Arianna Sanesi
I’m one of the last readers of the international’s paper magazines – I read a lot of it but I try not to let that effect on me.— Barnaba Fornasetti