FLORENCE, ITALY - Recently opened in the historic center of Florence, a new international design school welcomes students from all over the world. The Florence Institute of Design International offers a new type of boutique academics focused entirely on international students providing Interior Design, Graphic Design and Architecture programs with both master and semester abroad options available, as announced by Founder and Creative Director, Architect Marc DiDomenico.As the city of Florence has become an international crossroads for design students, The Florence Institute of Design ...
pitti fashion event 2009
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Florence live Event
A new, great, fashion event, a network between Polimoda and the most prestigious boutiques, historical venues and exhibition spaces in Florence: this is the concept behind Polimoda Fashion Week, an event organized by the International Institute for Fashion Design & Marketing that will take place from June 4th to the 11th, filling the city of Florence with several appointments.
At the heart of this district lies the magnificent Piazza Santissima Annunziata, a beautiful space dominated by the presence of the elegant SS.Annunziata Church. This church originally stood outside the second circle of city walls. Between 1444 and 1481 Michelozzo, Pagno Portinari and Antonio Manetti (with suggestions from the architect Alberti) remodelled it into its present form.The facade has a portico that rests on Corinthian columns and the central portal leads to the Chiostrino dei Voti (1447), a scenic space with lunettes frescoed by Pontormo, Rosso Fiorentino, and Andrea del Sarto (1511-1513). Also to be admired is Volterrano's magnificent coffered ceiling (1664)... What we're saying is, if you live in this district you can't miss a visit to this church (come on, we're not asking you to go to Sunday morning mass!...)
Sunday May 24, at 9.00 pm, Patty Smith, poetess of Rock, will make a reading from Michgelangelo’s poetry on sin and desire in the tribuna of the Academy Gallery of Florence, where Michelangelo’s original stone carving “David” is on permanent display, as well as his unfinished slaves
Florence3 luglio Motel Connection 21:30 @ Buca D'Andrea - Fucecchio9 luglio Goran Bregovic 21.30 @ Villa Solaria...
My mother was pregnant with me the day her father took her to visit the kitchen of the cargo ship where he was working as the crew cook.They went down the narrow stairs to get to the underwater level kitchen.My mother, being a weak-stomach person, got immediately sick with the smell of paint, petrol, salt, moisture and fried onions that characterizes the belly of cargo ships. She didn't say anything, but the pale colour of her cheeks spoke for her.She resisted, more because of her innate curiosity than of the willingness to not upset her father. So they entered the small room that my grandfather used to keep clean, tidy and rich with the wonderful pans of food he was able to create with the little money budgeted for the crew.
San Lorenzo, for the Florentines is synonymous with 'market'. The biggest open market of the city is, in fact, located here. In the colourful and noisy San Lorenzo market it's possible to find a wide choice of leather jacket and bags, jeans, t-shirts, shoes…everything of reasonably good quality and at reasonable prices.Even if you don't plan to spend hours shopping we suggest that to visit the market all the same, just to enjoy browsing. Naturally, watch out for pickpockets here.