Younique – Fine Craft Art & Design
YouNique – Fine Craft Art & Design is an excellence trade fair and exhibition dedicated to high craftsmanship, contemporary art and design, held in Lugano between the neoclassical Villa Ciani and the nearby Congress Hall.
YouNique’s distinctive features are the high quality of its exhibition itinerary, the opportunity to admire great Master Craftsmen at work, and a selected and targeted audience, 90% of which consists of families and professionals directly invited by the event’s promoters and exhibitors.
Ceramics, sculpture, glass, mosaic, men’s and women’s clothing and accessories, fine fabrics, jewellery, embroidery, furniture, home decors and much more: all one-of-a-kind artfully made pieces.
An exhibition itinerary that has always proved capable of engaging visitors thanks to the quality and originality of the artefacts on display, which can be admired but also purchased by visitors, whether consumers or professionals.
In 2022 the event saw a new and major increase in submissions coming from the contemporary art and design world, and the “YouNique Craftsmanship Award” was introduced, dedicated to the exhibitor who best succeeds in conveying YouNique’s philosophy.
Special Guest 2022, the exhibit “SONO TAZZA DI TE! 100 smashing women designer” organized by DcomeDesign, an association led by Anty Pansera, and YouNique for Tuscany, the best of Tuscan high craftsmanship, a project born thanks to the collaboration with OMA – Osservatorio dei Mestieri D’Arte (Artistic Crafts Observatory) and Confartigianato Firenze.