Florence Artisan Studio Shop
FIRENZE FACTORY SHOP. Hotel Lucchesi, Lungarno della Zecca Vecchia 38. Open Monday – Saturday 9 am- 1 pm, 5 – 10 pm.
Imagine visiting the best craft workshops in town at same time: Firenze Factory Shop gives the opportunity to do so and learn about the creative process as well. Thanks to this new initiative, a studio shop showcases the talents of 29 Florentine artisan designers who also share the secrets of their trade with visitors. This first-ever collective project emphasizes the potential of authentic local craftsmanship, a tradition deeply rooted in Florence.
Hand-made leather shoes for children by Hisashi Hidano; jewelry by the goldsmith Cristiano Pagnini; clothes decorated with silkscreen designs by Ink-P, mosaics, handmade hats and bags are just a few examples of the pieces available at the market.
Thanks to a partnership with Source — an association that supports creatives specializing in self-made design—handmade kitchenware and home decor items are also present on the counters of the Firenze Factory Shop.
The crafts collection is characterized by durability, high quality, and unique techniques. Their offerings reflect Florentine tradition, and the designers accept unique, custom-made orders.
Organizers promise real Florentine designs, the highest quality of artisan product, and enthusiastic artists, who are ready to fulfill unique requests, and will also share their knowledge with the public.
The rooftop terrace of Hotel Lucchesi hosts workshops and seminars so that the artists can share their knowledge with the public. The meet-and-greet evenings will continue during June and July starting at 6 pm. The schedule is as follows:
June 1- Officine Nora – Handmade creative jewelry
June 3- Bianco Bianchi – Inlay work
June 8 –Marina Bertoia – Wooden sculptures inspired by nature
June 9- Giannini and Kuwata– Fine paper-, and leatherwork
June 10- Alberta Florence– Handmade hats
June 15- Dimitri Villoresi – Leather bags and accessories
June 16- Traversari Mosaici – Handmade mosaics
June 17- Studio Ceramico Giusti – Eggshell thin handmade ceramics
June 18- Cristiano Pagnini – Goldsmith
June 21- Bianco Bianchi – Inlay work
June 22- Marina Bertoia– Wooden sculptures inspired by nature
June 23- Traversari Mosaici– Handmade mosaics
June 24- Officine Nora – Handmade creative jewelry
June 27- Giannini and Kuwata– Fine paper-, and leatherwork
July 1- Quelle Tre – Women’x fashion
July 7- Alberta Florence – Handmade hats
July 8- Traversari Mosaici – Handmade mosaics
July 14- Studio Ceramico Giusti – Eggshell thin handmade ceramics
July 20- Dimitri Villoresi– Leather bags and accessories
July 29- Giulia Materia – Notebooks, bags, clothing
For more information about the workshops and about the exhibitors contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. (gréta szabó)