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  • Mariano Fortuny is remembered as a Renaissance man, for his versatile mosaic of talents, but particularly for his mastery in his textiles and garments.

    Fortuny’s “Delphos” Gown | Edwardian Promenade

  • Though the soft, gentle colors favored by the Aesthetes predominated, in Fortuny’s hands they gained a special richness and brilliance.

    Fortuny’s “Delphos” Gown | Edwardian Promenade

  • Though the secret pleat-setting process used by Fortuny is little understood to this day, this website details the process of faking Fortuny’s famous pleats.

    Fortuny’s “Delphos” Gown | Edwardian Promenade

  • But I hear that a Venetian artist, called Fortuny, has recovered the secret of the craft, and that before many years have passed women will be able to walk abroad, and better still to sit at home in brocades as sumptuous as those that Venice adorned, for her patrician daughters, with patterns brought from the Orient.

    Within a Budding Grove

  • KLENSCH: Fortuny is a type of pleating that was done in Venice by a man called Fortuny, and it moves with the body.

    CNN Transcript Jul 5, 2001

  • In the history of the arts there are cases such as Fortuny's, of

    Promenades of an Impressionist

  • Then he leaned over Maxine’s shoulder, picked up her pen and crossed the name de Fortuny off the guest list.

    Lace

  • But he added that pillows like the ones he's created for Fortuny—which begin at $590, since Fortuny fabrics can run $400 a yard—can very much spruce up a less expensive sofa.

    A Night of Pillow Talk

  • Joe Schildhorn/BFA Mickey Riad, interior designer Malcolm James Kutner and Maury Riad At the D & D Building Wednesday, the interior designer Malcolm James Kutner unveiled his new project, a collaboration with the Italian fabric house, Fortuny: a new line of pillows.

    A Night of Pillow Talk

  • Mr. Kutner said that he has used Fortuny fabrics for years and the company—overseen by brothers Mickey and Maury Riad—asked him if he might produce something with them.

    A Night of Pillow Talk

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