The Officina Santa Maria Novella story officially begins in 1612. But like many Old World stories, especially those tied to the church, its origins predate that. The history of the apothecary dates back to the 13th century when it was a monastic laboratory—Dominican friars began concocting herbal remedies in the convent’s infirmary in the time of Giotto and Dante.
The stylish and sophisticated–and even the outlandish–have convened in Florence for Pitti Immagine Uomo.
The Italian fashion house unveils a multilevel galleria that is part exhibition space, part retail space, part dining space.
Set off through Il Salviatino’s grounds to connect with one the region’s most celebrated culinary treats: truffles.
Founded by husband-and-wife duo Alessandra Tabacchi and Franco Mariotti in 1998 after leaving their careers in fashion, the pair focused their efforts on sourcing beautiful vintage pieces—a unique interior design model at that time.
Museums encourage discovery in unexpected ways, often about the unexpected itself. These seven galleries around the world display the likes of history’s unusual, unpredictable, and oft un-celebrated.
They say that what you see is what you get, but in the case of Galileo, it would be centuries before what we got was what he saw.