Style Edit: Tod’s latest exhibition, ‘The Art of Craftsmanship, a Project by Venetian Masters’, showcases his continued support for Italian artistry, with a nod to the brand’s iconic Gommino shoe

Tod’s exhibition ‘The art of craftsmanship’

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The second chapter in this story was recently shown at the Venice Biennale.

A still life from Tod’s “The Art of Craftsmanship”

“The Art of Craftsmanship, a Project by Venetian Masters” highlighted the artistry behind the brand’s most celebrated and iconic shoe, the Gommino, through Venetian masters and their art and instruments.

The iconic Tod’s Gommino shoe

Renowned Venetian masters such as glassblower Roberto Beltrami and woodworker Piero Dri have drawn inspiration from Gommino and Tod’s DNA to create original masterpieces that demonstrate the enduring style and allure of these revered, traditional skills.

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Glass art by Lucio Bubacco, born in Murano

This special collaboration between Tod’s and the skilled artisans of Venice reinforces the brand’s commitment to preserving and protecting the Made in Italy label and the art of traditional craftsmanship – a value shared by countries around the world.

Venetian gold leaf knockers Mario Berta Battiloro

In addition to the exhibition, Tod’s is also the main partner of the Italian Pavilion of the Venice Biennale, where the stunning art installation will be exhibited. Due Qui / To hearcreated by Massimo Bartolini and curated by Luca Cerizza.

By upholding and preserving Italy’s unique heritage and culture, Tod’s has created an inspiring footprint and leading example for others to follow.