Friday, December 3, 2010

Still loving Fornasetti

 I absolutely LOVE Fornasetti's "Tema e Variozioni" (Themes & Variations) range. I have been raving about it for the longest time, so I've decided to share my love with my blog post today. :)

Piero Fornasetti (1913-1988), an iconic Italian designer was one of those designers that possess the ability to transform a space through his unique, engaging pieces. An inspired painter originally, he was known for his ability to use unconventional medium to deliver his art and design: from chairs, decorative screens, wallpaper to scarves & umbrella stands.

'Tema e Variozioni', the most iconic of his range was a great example of how the face of a classical beauty such as Lina Cavieleri was transformed into timeless design through imaginative exploration of style & poses. The 'variozani' graphics created are often intriguing because of the quirky & whimsical feel of the design.

Piero Fornasetti believed that true art will withstand time & period, and it is true. 'Tema e Variozoni' is both classic & modern at the same time. It has withstood the test of time & the most recent collaboration with Bitossi for 'Tema e Variozioni' is definitely showing that Fornasetti enthusiast are hungry for more. 

Fornasetti décor inspirations:

By The Quirky One


  1. Love the wallpaper

  2. Yes, they are delicious looking & less breakable than the plates!
    Btw Cole & Son carries the Fornasetti wallpaper, so you'll be able to get it if you find out the stockist in yr country.

  3. We introduce to you an Italian brand which bears the name of a famous Milanese artist, Piero Fornasetti, whose legacy is alive thanks to reeditions of his unique creations and prints. Praguekabinet is the first company in our country to offer you furniture and accessories signed by this master, which will significantly enhance the appearance of every private or public interior.