Designer Tonino Mantovani creates scarves from his own paintings with the goal of evoking beauty and pleasure with his colourful creations.


Consider each of Tonino Mantovani’s creations a wearable work of art. The Milan native — who is now based in Victoria — makes stunning scarves from his original paintings, transferring the colourful and abstract images onto luxurious Chinese silk.


“I really wanted to create something out of my art,” he says of his paintings, which are inspired by his travels. “Something beautiful that gives a sense of pleasure.”

This article is from the January/February 2019 issue of YAM.