Francesco Assante, a shipwright from Ischia, has been manufacturing and repairing boats since 1987, completely by hand and on commission. Specialised in Gozzis and Lances, typical local boats for fishing and tourism, he recently constructed miniature boats for displays and collections. Such as "Lancia", a handmade prototype faithfully built following the canons of construction that the Assante family has handed down with passion through four generations. A new way to appreciate the ancient traditions of the island’s nautical.
Old trees are not only made of firewood. They often conceal a nice wooden ball, an extraordinary dish or an exquisite wooden bowl. Being able to extract these items from the wood is Drechslerei Fritz’s great skill. Products of all shapes, from the more common to the more unusual, characterised by soft, rounded lines. The […]
Sarentino (BZ)Decorative Arts
Giacomo Oleandro’s workshop is based in Florence, in the picturesque Santo Spirito neighborhood. A skillful and passionate artisan whose family has been working wood for three generations, Giacomo creates period furniture and reproductions of antique furniture of the highest craftsmanship and taste, but also custom-made and modern-style pieces. Our modern-day fast-paced lifestyle has not persuaded […]
The passion for wood is the same passion that animates the workshop in the heart of Oltrarno, where you can smell the odour of wood transformed into furnishings, objects and small pieces of furniture. The Castorina workshop can meet the demands of the most diverse customers and works closely with architecture and designers. Besides its […]
Codice-a-barre, for three generations, has been working in the field of fine cabinetmaking, designing and creating furniture accessories in limited editions, with the declared intention of transforming everyday environments into evocative places. Through the encounter with the material, following the combination of profession/creativity, he creates objects for both interiors and exteriors, with high quality craftsmanship […]