SINCE 1992, ILLYCAFFÈ HAS PRESENTED THE ILLY ART COLLECTION PROJECT TO MINGLE THE PLEASURE OF TASTING COFFEE WITH THAT OF A WORK OF ART. SINCE THEN, THE ILLY BONE CHINA CUP AND SINCE 2006 THE 250 G COFFEE CANS HAVE BECOME A CANVAS FOR YOUNG ARTISTS AND CONTEMPORARY ART MASTERS, IN A SUCCESSION OF PRECIOUS COLLECTIONS. THIS CATALOGUE RETRACES THE HISTORY OF THE COLLECTIONS SIGNED BY OVER 60 INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS, WHO HAVE WORKED WITH ILLYCAFFÈ. HISTORY OF THE COLLECTIONS SIGNED BY OVER 60 INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS, WHO HAVE WORKED WITH ILLYCAFFÈ.
Illy art collection cups are produced by Illy caffe, the porcelain espresso cup was created by Matteo Thun in 1992. The official illy Art Collections are signed and numbered, and produced in limited editions.