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Boxes and Dresses and Rossi, Oh My.

Amaca’s pop up stores featuring printed designs from Rossi, have an added element of design: new Rossi designer boxes.
Some of the most famous floral designs of Rossi 1931, were used in the creation of the 2016 Spring & Summer AMACA (by Sanyo Shokai) collection. Now, in their retail pop-up boutiques, are additional design features: boxes made from popular Rossi designs by Kyoto artisan box maker, Box and Needle. (more…)

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Museo Italo Americano

San Francisco is a museum-rich city, with many museums, particularly its small ones, scattered about in the city’s colorful neighborhoods. One in particular, The Museo Italo Americano, also known as the Italian American Museum was started by Giuliana Nardelli Haight in 1978 in a small space in North Beach in San Francisco. Solely focused on Italian and Italian-American art and culture, the nonprofit museum is now housed within the Fort Mason Center. (more…)

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The Grand Cathedral Museum of Florence

A Unicum of art, faith and history

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The reconstruction of Arnolfo di Cambio’s facade at the Opera del Duomo Museum

In Florence, on October 29, 2015 the spectacular Museum of the Opera del Duomo, where the largest collection of Florentine medieval and renaissance sacred sculptures in the world is preserved, opened after a two year major restoration. Preparing for a planned papal visit to Florence in early November, the “new” museum stresses the close connection between art and faith. (more…)

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Buchan’s Kerrisdale Stationery Vancouver BC

Kerrisdale Village is on the west side of the city of Vancouver. Called Vancouver’s most charming village, with its brick-paved sidewalks and welcoming spirit, it’s a great place to spend an afternoon. It offers a cornucopia of shops, eateries and services that would rival those of any bustling metropolis, while keeping its quaint village charm and warm spirit. (more…)

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Sincerely Yours Santa Rosa California

Santa Rosa is a gorgeous place where everything comes together: wine country and farm country, redwood forests and rivers, lakes and ocean. The city is considered part of the North Bay region of San Francisco, just 55 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge. This vibrant city overflows with all we love about California. It is here, we find Sincerely Yours, Sonoma County’s premier stationery, invitation and gift store. (more…)

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deMedici Ming

At 8 feet wide and 25 feet deep, de Medici Ming Fine Paper in Seattle might not seem the kind of store where a person could spend hours browsing. But paper seems to have a mysterious ability to captivate.

“The record for prowling is about six hours” said the store’s founder Capper Heffernan

recalling a woman years ago who spent the better part of a day going through the shop’s colorful supplies of paper and related products, imported from places such as Thailand, Italy and the Philippines. (more…)

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