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Il Maestro Adriano Spada, esperto in restauro architettonico ha una grande passione per tutti gli habitat e il benessere di tutto ciò che vive. Molto curioso, dedica tempo alla ricerca di materiali organici, specialmente alla calce e alle loro trasformazioni con nuove tecniche, per renderli adatti al nostro tempo, gusto, modo di pensare e vivere. Capace di trasmettere ai giovani muratori, restauratori, decoratori e pittori quella manualità che viene da una vita vissuta nei cantieri di edifici storici, insegna il marmorino e tutte le tecniche affini, come si facevano 2.000 anni fa. Gestisce fino a 10 cantieri insieme con passione e dedizione. Sempre alla ricerca di risposte, a volte le trova.
The holiday farm Il Calesse takes its origin from the farm F.lli Giuntini, existing from 1860, and it is located on the green hills of Montalbano region, in Tuscany. The estate and the farmhouse have been totally restructured to be able to accommodate guests and to offer them genuine and relaxing holidays. The farm is composed of woods, olive groves, vineyards, and it produces olive oil, wine, and lumber.
Independent Museums and Institutions Professional, Journalist, and art expert. Andreina d'Agliano is the greatest expert in antique ceramics and porcelains. During her travels around the world, she studied deeply different styles and technics, especially in the East countries. After many years in Rome she moved to Turin and now she has many important roles in Museums and Associations among them she is Curator of the Exhibitions in Torino, Museo Accorsi and President of Filatioio di Caraglio, Cuneo.
Andrea Besana, classe 1975, artigiano con un diploma in grafica pubblicitaria nel 1994, si ri-diploma alla Scuola di Mosaico di Spilimbergo nel 2002. Vincitore di significativi premi di settore, è un artista del mosaico e mastro terrazziere, con al suo attivo importanti lavori e opere realizzate in Italia e all'estero. Parallelamente si occupa di mosaico contemporaneo e di opere musive, apprezzandone la libertà compositiva e il forte potere evocativo. Il suo laboratorio è specializzato in progettazione mosaici, realizzazione ex novo e restauro di pavimentazioni monolitiche e alla Veneziana.
Alison Woolley started her career as an apprentice in a traditional Florentine ‘bottega’ decorating furniture in the Renaissance style. Over the years this specialized work blossomed into expertise in creating luxuriously decorated surfaces of many kinds, from interior murals to fabric and stencil design. Today, you can see the artist's refined and meticulous hand on works such as two hand-painted harpsichords for the Opera of Versailles and designs for Salvatore Ferragamo.
Alfonso Orombelli is an artist, craftsman and decorator of the highest level, in business since 1987. He has worked in every part of the world with projects of various sizes but always of extremely sophisticated taste. Quality, creativity and refined aesthetics are the distinctive features of his business.
Prickly pears and Sicilian puppets, are just some of the flagships of the company BaroccOro.The designer Marinella Stornello is inspired by the tradition of Sicily but not only with the collections that depict a series of details and imaginative elements, all strictly handmade.The designer Marinella Stornello is inspired by the tradition of Sicily but not only with the collections that depict a series of details and imaginative elements, all strictly handmade.
The collections Goddess Dea Capri Sandals Style consist of jeweled sandals, classic Capri sandals leather sandals and dresses. All creations are made entirely by hand and tailored with a manufacturing process that has always the cobbler artisans of Capri island are passed down from generation to generation in accordance with a specific specification.
Foundation Sella is a non-profit organization and social utility, collects, preserves and enhances memories of people, institutions and companies: a vast archive available to researchers and the community, a service for those who know the importance of knowing what we come, a service for those who entrust the documents of his ancestors. The archive contains mainly paper documents and photographs, collected in funds related to the donor.
Antico Forno Santi carries out its activity in the Pistoia laboratory. In a small and characteristic workshop, thanks to a lot of creativity and passion, his fabulous biscuits were born. And it is through respect for tradition and the secrets of old recipes that today can present, with great pride and satisfaction, the fruit of his work. So, welcome to this little world of sweetness.
Gentili Fragranze is an artisan company that produces soap with the old method of "cold saponification", using only high quality raw materials and certifying the products as organic and vegan. Every single product is processed, cut, shaped and packaged by hand because no passage is automated and the great passion for handmade things is the basis of Gentili Fragranze's work.
Among the rolling hills of Recanati, the Agriturismo Raggio Verde, ideal for spending pleasant holidays in the Marche region. The farmhouse, completely renovated, obtained from an old farmhouse, offers a synthesis of the Marche's motifs: nature, tranquility, marvelous scenery, history, and culture. The Agriturismo Raggioverde is located on top of a hill and looks directly towards the historic center of Recanati (just 5 km), offering a "postcard" view.
The organic biscuits of Zenzero Candito are still made by hand with wholemeal flour of ancient stone-ground grains. Zenzero Candito uses excellent organic raw materials from small local producers, the chestnuts of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines, the Sicilian almonds of the Val di Noto, the hazelnuts of the Altalanga. Each biscuit is handmade as it once was, always guaranteeing the maximum naturalness and genuineness of each of our products. From December 2015 the biscuit is certified organic.
Alessio Sorrentino and his son Vincenzo create small works of art engraving corals, cameos, turquoise and precious shells. A real art, where the hands are guided by the original shape of the raw material, from which delicate and particular works arise. An ancient and unique work, handed down from father to son, a work of patience, dexterity, where the hands of Alessio and Vincenzo join the mind of Silvia and give the public objects of extraordinary beauty.
Cà Albrizzi was born from an idea of Alba Giannelli and Adalberto Cremonese, initially it was a bookbinding and cartonage laboratory, nowadays the activity carried out by Alessandro Gianni adds the sale of fabrics, mats, carpets, lighting, small furniture and gift items.
From 1868 at Calce Piasco we extract limestone from our quarries and through the cooking in the ovens of the Piasco plant we transform it into live lime and its derivatives. We offer our customers eco-friendly and natural products, made by specialized personnel with modern means, aimed at satisfying multiple needs in different sectors. Lime proved to be useful in construction, in agriculture, in breeding, in the steel industry, in the purification and for numerous other applications.