Once upon a time there was the then seventeen year-old Lorenzo Borgheresi, who from 1953 used brass, copper and coloured glass to produce the star lantern, the historic and most representative symbol of his work. After this other models were created, including the Veneziane and the Lampioni Fiorentini, or Florentine streetlamps, all in antique style and still in production. The reality of the historic name is pursued by his son Fabrizio and his son-in-law Stefano, embracing tradition in the new premises in Santo Spirito. The method of working is the same as it always was, while enhancing the elements of construction and restoration, all strictly and entirely by hand.
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Two brothers with a passion for metals and everything that can be derived from them in terms of home decor. Daniele and Chiara, artisans with their hands the first, with the designs and the choice of materials the second. The inspiration for the models winks at the retro lines of the ’30s and ’40s, but […]
Grassina (FI)Home Decor
An adventure that started in 1952, when Piero and Luana, a twenty-year-old couple, opened their business in lampshade production. The rest is history – a history replete with lamps, chandeliers and accessories, made of various materials, from wood to iron, culminating in the use of precious fabrics for lampshades. All products are made employing the […]
SlowTile, born in 2018, in Florence, stems from the encounter of the “special artists” of the “Made in Sipario” social cooperative with the Tuscan tradition of hand-glazed terracotta tiles, in collaboration with architect Leone Pecchioli, and expresses, in eight different “creative gestures/decorations,” their particular and unique creativity. A veritable “gymnasium” for training and experimentation, that […]
After 25 years of experience in the fashion photography and design world, from which he gained a remarkable sense of beauty and proportion, Stefano Raffa decided to devote his energies to the creation of handcrafted objects. He started with a small production of knives, jewelry and furnishing objects. The collection expanded over the years to […]