Preview / Maharam’s New Leather Collection

The textile geniuses at Maharam will debut their first collection of leather upholstery next month. Focusing on leather that has been minimally treated and processed, the eight styles in the collection are sourced from boutique tanneries in Italy, with the exception of the suede, which will be sourced from Spain. Maharam has developed 100 individual… Continue reading Preview / Maharam’s New Leather Collection

Book Review / Dream of Venice Architecture

Dream of Venice Architecture is the second book in a series from Bella Figura Publications dedicated to the mystery and beauty of contemporary Venice. It is a follow up to Dream of Venice, a 2014 edition including photographs by Charles Christopher and a foreword by Frances Mayes that I reviewed here. This new edition includes… Continue reading Book Review / Dream of Venice Architecture

Snapshots from Milan Expo 2015: See it While You Can

While I was in Italy last week attending the Cersaie tile show in Bologna, I got a chance to take a day trip to the Milan Expo 2015. A group of American and Canadian delegates attending the show left Bologna via a chartered bus at 7:40, but due to traffic we didn't arrive in Milan… Continue reading Snapshots from Milan Expo 2015: See it While You Can

Book Review / Dream of Venice

  This post originally appeared on our sister site, Dream of Venice is a beautiful new book for Venetophiles and dreamers alike edited by JoAnn Locktov with photography by Charles Christopher, a New York native who currently works in Hollywood as a motion picture and TV still photographer. Printed on luxe Italian Garda Silk paper, the 96-page… Continue reading Book Review / Dream of Venice