Category: Italian craftsmanship

Glitzy Positano: Not Just a Pretty Facade

For most, Positano is simply the most romantic and chic stop on Italy‚Äôs Amalfi Coast. South of Naples, the famous coast is blessed with beaches, sunshine, and picturesque towns spilling down steep hillsides. Many who visit Positano want only to shop and lay on the beach. But the tour guide in me simply must put…


How Ippolita Rostagno Is Bringing Italian Craftsmanship to America

Thirty years ago, Italians began discouraging their children from entering the design and craft industry. Ippolita Rostagno, whose dual citizenship offered her the good fortune of growing up in Florence and later studying in the United States, has been traveling back and forth between the two countries for many years. As time advanced, she noticed…