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.
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.
Something few people know about Rossi1931 is that we have a design team with many years of experience, expertise and ingenuity for developing private label products, not only in paper goods, but in a variety of categories like clothing and gifts.
Paper Republic offers high quality artisan products from all corners of the globe, in harmony with Australian designed and produced items which support local artists. We regularly travel the world to source new and interesting items from Europe and North America and bring them back to Melbourne.