From “The Italian Beauty. Design”: the first educational program dedicated to the world of paper by Rossi 1931 in collaboration with Polimoda Fashion Institute of Design & Business,
a third year fashion business student tell about her experience. (more…)
by guest blogger, Charlene Quint
“I have long thought that the world does not need more technology or money or advancements. What we need – what our hearts long for – is to be inspired by the good in others, blessed by thoughtful acts of kindness, and encouraged by gracious words”. Charlene Quint
The Polimoda Fashion Institute of Design & Business is situated beside the American Consulate in Florence. It is one of the most beautiful and prestigious of the famous Italian centers of design in Italy.
The new decorative papers are already printed!
Visit us! Be the first to preview our 2017 collection: 24 new designs, including a selection of letterpress papers with hot gold foil details, that will enrich our already vast collection of exclusive decorative papers. (more…)
Although the tradition of gift giving has a long Christmas history, those gifts being presented in colorful paper and tied up in curls of ribbon is a relatively new practice. While Christmas cards began to be sent in the mid-nineteenth century it wasn’t until many years later that dressing up presents in Christmas finery caught on.
To call origami art could be in some people’s minds, stretching it. But take a look at the work Mariano Zavala B. creates… he has turned his passion for origami into complex sculptural creations. One could only call it contemporary art.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could e-mail a company and tell them what you would like to buy and if enough people felt the same way, they would order it for you at wholesale prices? Enter Massdrop.
People around the world, mostly Europe, know the glue, Coccoina…. a fantastic story of packaging, advertising and design. First manufactured in Italy in 1927, Coccoina glue is a memory of many Europeans’ childhood.