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Founded in October 2015 by the Italian-American entrepreneur Ippolita Rostagno, chief creative director and founder and designer of the jewelry brand Ippolita, and Marco Credendino, chief executive director, the Company supports artisans, designers and small businesses to compete in a global market by enhancing the traditions and high quality of Made in Italy production.

Their offer includes unique design pieces, decorative objects, lighting, table and a selection of gift items strictly handmade by the best Italian artisans.

Artemest collaborates with over 1,000 luxury craft companies, most of which have an exclusive distribution agreement with the platform.

Its main markets are the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. In terms of sales and site traffic, the countries of the APAC area (Asia Pacific countries) and North America dominate.

Despite the lockdown and the consequent drop in orders in the hospitality market, the turnover from private customers recorded three-digit percentage growth as compared to the previous year. In 2020 it obtained a capital increase of 4.5 million euros. The French private equity firm OLMA Luxury Holdings underwrote it...


Artemest was founded in 2015 by Marco Credendino and Ippolita Rostagno with the aim of celebrating and sustaining Italian craftsmanship. It is a leading online marketplace for contemporary luxury design products and the largest network of Italian high-end artisans and small luxury brands. The platform provides a carefully curated collection in the quest to support highly skilled producers to adapt to the new digital economy, giving international visibility to some of the best products in the world. In order to successfully accomplish this objective, it has set up a full-service one-of-a-kind offer, of which is the showcase.

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