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Collaboration between LABA & Coltelleria Saladini

The collaboration between LABA and Coltelleria Saladini comes alive. The historic tuscan company has his core-businness in: cutlery, cutlery and table and kitchen complements. The company entered the Design Department classrooms to expose the design brief to future young designers. The designers of the second year of LABA will be able to design their concept on […]

Collaboration with Fedrigoni. Constellation Calendar 2018

The project, in a limited edition, has been presented in recent weeks, which has seen the LABA Graphic Design students take care of the graphic part.  A calendar of 18 months, in 50 x 70 cm. format, which seals the ten-year collaboration between Laba and Fedrigoni. The new Fedrigoni “Constellation 2018” calendar has been officially […]

LABA students exhibit at the Tethys Gallery: Caducity

The exhibition curated by the professors Lorenzo Giotti and Gaia Vettori was inaugurated today at 6 pm at the Tethys Gallery in Florence. Twelve images are visible that exploit analog and digital to create contaminations of techniques and languages. From images of abandoned architecture to inventions of dreamlike and surreal landscapes, to more intimate and […]

3 Most Iconic Design Objects

Design objects are defined iconic when in collective imaginary they pass from having a practical function to identifying an era. These projects were conceived by the fruitful mind of designers capable of bringing out the most authentic essence to matter. In the history of design, the period in which there was an explosion in the […]

François Burkhardt at LABA

The next Thursday, March 30 in the auditorium of LABA at 10.00, the famous theoretician and critic of architecture and design François Burkhardt will be welcome guest of excellence! François Burkhardt was director of several important European cultural institutions including the Kunsthaus Hamburg, the IDZ Berlin and the CCI of the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. He directed […]

Remo Salvadori at LABA

The series of interesting meetings with famous contemporary artists and professionals of the art industry is continuing. Remo Salvadori is coming at LABA . The appointment is in the aula magna, is for next Tuesday, March 28th. “The artist’s career began in Florence, where he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and later develops and […]

The director of the Museum Venturino Venturi at LABA

The director of the Museum Venturino Venturi today at LABA. Lucia Fiaschi, will speak today at the lesson of Art History professor Luca Macchi, outlining the contours of a man who knew how to weave friendship relations with other greats of his time: the painter Ottone Rosai to the poet Eugenio Montale, up to young writers […]

Collaboration with Margi has started

Was held in the Academy the first round of the seminar that will allow about 30 students enrolled in the third year of Design, to develop some prototypes, interpreting in a personal way the ideas suggested by Gianni Giunti, sales manager at Margi. Gianni Giunti has in fact met the boys, telling the philosophy that […]

2017 international education for LABA students at Stephen F. Austin State University

The opportunity of international education for students of the LABA, doubles! Besides having renovated fact, the exchange agreement and collaboration with the prestigious University of Texas Stephen F. Austin State University, the experience will be offered this year to four students. In the video, the testimony of two former students of the LABA: Claudio Fanetti […]

LABA is now provided with a 3D printer

LABA is now provided with a 3D printer! A useful and indispensable tool for the production of products prototypes. The LABA 3D printer can use different types of material. We have always believed in the opportunity to combine creativity with the tools provided by technology. We therefore decided to encourage the students to achieve their design concept to […]

Collaboration between LABA & Martinelli Luce: Successful projects

  Giulia Di Tommaso (1st place), Ginevra Abbandonati (2nd place), Nora Ciaccariello (3rd place) and Simone Pannoni (4th place): are the winners chosen by Martinelli Luce. At the end of the contest, experience and professionalism of the company specialized for over 50 years in the production of lamps and lighting systems, were led to the […]

Fondazione Ferragamo and Alessi Museum inaugurating: “The origins of Design”

Foundation Ferragamo and Alessi Museum inaugurated, this week, the fourth edition of the seminar “The Design Origins: a journey in the heritage of the great Italian companies”: a series of meetings dedicated to design, communication, photography and fashion, organized by LABA of Florence under the patronage of Museimpresa. The project, which receives every year great […]