Driven by a common passion for Italian art, culture and craftsmanship, the two Maisons have combined Artemest’s artisanal approach with Acqua di Parma’s refined Home Collection: the result is an elegant set of candles accompanied by fully sculpted candle holders. handmade in marble and packaged in a refined box in marbled paper.
The artistic value of Italian craftsmanship emerges in every part of this collaboration through the use of local materials of the highest quality. The characteristic yellow of Acqua di Parma is combined with a refined monochromatic palette. For the creation of this set, Artemest sought within its network of more than 1,200 artisans scattered throughout Italy, choosing to collaborate with Carrara Home Design and Giulio Giannini & Sons, laboratories of historical importance. Both of these realities represent the excellence of Tuscan craftsmanship.
The elegant set is finally completed by the exclusive Acqua di Parma Home Collection: Italian Moments candles declined in three iconic fragrances: Buongiorno, Luce di Colonia and Oh L’Amore.
“We are proud to collaborate with Artemest in showing the best of Italian excellence and craftsmanship by fully identifying ourselves with their mission: to work with local artisan excellence while preserving traditional processing methods with an exceptional historical heritage. A union that represents the values of our Maison which has always been oriented towards spreading the Italian art of living. “ says Laura Burdese, CEO and President of Acqua di Parma.
“With Acqua di Parma we share the same mission: to celebrate Italian craftsmanship and its excellent quality. We constantly work with realities that combine traditional craftsmanship with an eye for contemporary aesthetic canons and for this reason we have managed to create a collection with a unique appeal, ideal both as a gift for others and as a small luxury for oneself. ” says Ippolita Rostagno, Artemest Co-Founder and Creative Director.
The collaboration, destined to become a true icon, will debut during the Milan Fuorisalone in September. To celebrate the launch of the collection, Acqua di Parma and Artemest will host a live demonstration of the traditional paper marbling technique created by Maria Giannini in the Acqua di Parma boutiques in Milan and Rome in September. The set will be available for sale exclusively on the Artemest website and in selected Acqua di Parma boutiques.