Forma - State-of-the-art technology meets heritage-inspired craftsmanship with our newest, strongest Italian stoneware. Meaning "shape," Forma is the result of hundreds of tests and years of research. Francesco Venzo, the artisan behind Forma, is also the mastermind behind some of VIETRI’s most popular collections, including Incanto. Francesco works in his ceramics workshop with his family in Veneto, Italy. Food Safe: All VIETRI dinnerware and serving accessories meet FDA and Prop. 65 requirements. Dishwasher: All earthenware collections are dishwasher safe. Use the low energy/air dry cycle and don't overload the dishwasher. Hand washing is recommended for decorative and oversized accessories. Microwave Use: All VIETRI stoneware collections and most earthenware collections are microwave safe when noted. The temperature of certain items may vary after microwave use.