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.
A small company that carries on the woodworking tradition of the Valle d’Aosta. This tradition is respected not only in the techniques used in the workshop, found in the village of Introd, but also in the objects produced: Les Amis du Bois is, in fact, specialized in making wooden objects and, in particular, in the […]
Introd (AO)Decorative Arts
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 […]
Civitavecchia (RM)Decorative Arts
For over fifty years, Carlo and Rita Turri have been making works of intarsia by combining the Renaissance style and contemporary craftwork trends. Their manual processing techniques are based on traditional Italian craftsmanship and manufacturing skills, which are associated with beauty, elegance and prestige all over the world. By using natural woods- from the finest […]
Anagni (FR)Decorative Arts
A point of reference for collectors and antique dealers, private customers and museums: the Leone workshop makes and restores frames according to the fourteenth-century techniques. Frames, mirrors and tabernacles in any style. Built with old wood, hand-carved, the gold plating is done in gouache only with pure gold leaf, and the colours are made only […]