artisans

Life + Style
by suzvanallen | Thu, 06/17/2021 - 02:58
The breathtaking beauty of Venice ranges from the dazzling Piazza San Marco to the delicate traditions of its artisans. It’s a pleasure to slow down and wander…
Life + Style
by phoebejessicahunt | Mon, 06/07/2021 - 09:36
From hand-making hats with Florentine straw to becoming a millinery favorite of the British royal family, Marzi has carved out a path in the very best “Made in…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 05/21/2021 - 00:00
An astronomer turned remèr: Venetian Piero Dri ditched stars and planets for oars and oarlocks. Piero chose to carry on an ancient profession that has been…
Culture
by Laura Morelli | Thu, 03/07/2019 - 05:12
Quick: What’s your favorite thing you’ve ever brought home from Italy?  Did you think of something that brings back great memories, or that has lasted for many…
Culture
by Georgette Jupe | Thu, 11/10/2016 - 09:02
Travel to the small town of Deruta nestled in Umbria, the green heart of Italy and you’ll find no shortage of ceramic producers that have been based here for a…
Culture
by Georgette Jupe | Tue, 08/30/2016 - 04:39
Photos by Itaca Freelance As you might have guessed, this month we have been focusing on the island of Sardinia. This beautiful island has captured the heart…