Call it a maison, atelier, or an anti-boutique; handbag designer Gilbert Halaby’s namesake shop Maison Halaby on Via di Monserrato in Rome is a homelike space for his creativity.
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For more than a century, in a large studio on Via Garibaldi in Rome’s Trastevere district, the hands of masterful artisans have moved across glass like those of musicians playing their instruments.
Staying at Gran Meliá Rome is like being an external insider—in the know, yet choosing to look on from a distinctly advantageous perch.
Alessandro Pavia and Lycia Giola are a husband-and-wife team of art restorers.
Backpacking, yes. Roughing it? Not at all.
The Italian fashion house has undertaken the restoration of Roman fountains in a project billed Fendi for Fountains.
The Piovano family are Roman restorers, specializing in carving, gilding, micromosaics, engraving, and sculpting.
What began as a hobby business in 1997 became a proper shop in 2001: Bocache & Salvucci Calzolai (shoemakers).