People who are doing something wonderful for the planet and its people and the evidence of their elegant work
Conserving nature is a great and worthwhile challenge. Yet, targeting threats alone won’t save our wildlife. Too often, governments and conservation organisations have only one goal for restoring populations of declining species: to reduce what they perceive as the main ‘threat’. However, this focus on ‘threat hotspots’ by nations and international conservation bodies can
The secret of evolution is adaptation and change, so Morioka bookseller in Tokyo has opened a new original bookstore where he sells one book at a time.
“Issatsu, isshitsu”, or “a room, a book”, is his motto that comes from reflections with a group of creative people on how to upgrade the role of bookstores
On display at the Spanish Steps in Rome is a wedding dress, one of the most beautiful and romantic that has ever been created, a jacquard silk dress with a handwritten love poem in 129 verses.
The poem is written by hand by Antonella Pagano, one of the most incisive Italian poets who donated one
Discovering Roberto Scardella’s exclusive chess set gold finished brought to mind the tale by Lewis Carroll, ‘Through the Looking Glass’, the story of Alice and the magic chess set.
I dreamed I heard words crying out from somewhere on the chess board as a sandy beach appeared:
“The time has come,” the Walrus said,
“To talk of many
As I related during an Energitismo event, every piece of my jewelry holds a story, born of emotions and images experienced during my travels in Africa. Here I describe briefly the story of my pendant, Nascita Beta.
During one of my most recent trips with a group of friends we decided to rent a couple
With the colours of Tropea (the pearl of the Mediterranean) in her heart, Lucia De Luca designs and chooses the colours for her collections of embroidered clothing. She is very popular for her ability to combine the craftsmanship of the past with the modern styles to satisfy women of ‘distinction’.
Like many girls from Calabria,
Salvatore Formisano and his sisters Anna and Gemma, with love and passion drive the historic family business Coral Orafa Mediterranean, based in Torre del Greco, the cradle of the coral of Torre del Greco.
In his own words he transmitted to us his love for Italian traditions and told us how to Torrese is precisely
The story of Alfio Terroni is intriguing because of his hippy bags. Alfio Terroni began working animal skins and making carry bags when he was a “flower child” and was living in a hippy community in tents on the beaches of Jesolo, just a few years ago in the 70’s.
In the morning he produced
Antonella Pagano’s ‘Glamour stoles’ combine unusual forms with harmonious colours and are personalized with love and life through poems verses written “strictly” by hand
There is a difference between fashion and style. Fashion come from other people’s choices, whereas style is something personal and linked to a specific person. Also the culture of each person
Europe rewards the project “The Rebirth of the Silk Road” – the New Silk Road in Europe. The European Commission has selected its best four network projects from among the numerous applications from all over Europe. This is an important result that enhances international growth for D’Orica and the network that have commenced the