“les journées particulières” june 15-16, 2013: bulgari, fendi + pucci

On June 15th and 16th, the LVMH Group is opening the doors to more than 40 exceptional places, giving you a chance to discover the métiers and savoir-faire of the fashion group during the second edition of Les Journées Particulières. This unique event takes place all over Europe in 40 locations throughout France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Poland,… Read More “les journées particulières” june 15-16, 2013: bulgari, fendi + pucci

“pretiosa” handbag design by leonardo da vinci produced by gherardini

You knew he did it all, but handbag design, too? Yes, Leonardo da Vinci, the true Renaissance man, believed to have made this sketch in 1497, which was first discovered among thousands of drawings, that were probably part of the Codex Atlanticus, in 1978 by Leonardo scholar Carlo Pedretti. Little could da Vinci have known that more… Read More “pretiosa” handbag design by leonardo da vinci produced by gherardini

robert griffith: sculpture & leather jewelry at the SACI gallery

An exhibition on view now until October 22, 2011 at the SACI Gallery of Studio Art Centers International in Florence features sculpture and accessories by Robert Griffith.  In collaboration with the Santa Croce Scuola del Cuoio, Griffith has a small edition of hand-formed, leather-covered hand bag “cases” and bracelets. The article I wrote below was… Read More robert griffith: sculpture & leather jewelry at the SACI gallery