dictionary rings: exclusive at mio concept store in florence

art925: Italian-English, English-Italian…new line of sterling silver rings featuring text with resin, each a unique word and size, can now be found a MIO Concept Store in Florence, Italy. MIO offers a wide selection of unique objects and gifts guided by “design inspired by the elegance of awareness” from street art, to sculptures and limited… Read More dictionary rings: exclusive at mio concept store in florence

vocabulary of ideas: new italian jewelry

I came across this vintage book, Vocabolario delle Idee (or the Dizionario Pratico della Lingua Italiana) by Giulio Orsay Ponard, printed by Antonio Vallardi (Milano) from 1922, reprinted from the 1914 edition.  It isn’t really a dictionary or a thesaurus, but simply a vocabulary book of words, divided by significance. To my delight, on page 484, I… Read More vocabulary of ideas: new italian jewelry

report from vicenza (italy): chi ha paura? & stefano marchetti

I went to Vicenza last week to see the Chi Ha Paura? and Stefano Marchetti exhibitions that have been up since the Vicenza Oro jewelers’ fair. Vicenza is a jewel in itself, elegant streets dotted with villas and palaces designed by architect Andrea Palladio. Chi Ha Paura?/Who’s Afraid? installed shipping containers in the middle of… Read More report from vicenza (italy): chi ha paura? & stefano marchetti