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A journey through the beauties of craftsmanship, architecture, culture, hospitality, costume and design in Toscana

The endless emotions of Giovanni Raspini’s silver

The endless emotions of Giovanni Raspini’s silver

"I'm passionate about silver, it gives me an infinite array of emotions, never predictable, always changing". The binding between Giovanni Raspini, a Tuscan architect and designer, and silver, has always been strong and visceral. A destiny of beauty makes unique the creations of this brand, that has been researching excellence of craftsmanship for fifty years…

Forever Now, the Gucci Museum becomes digital

Forever Now, the Gucci Museum becomes digital

The project, inspired by the "Forever Now" philosophy of creative director Frida Giannini, becomes global three years after the opening of the Gucci Museum With the launch of the new site guccimuseo.com, the Florentine Maison makes its historical and artistic heritage accessible always and to everyone. The virtual experience starts with a simple click, on PCs, tablets and smartphones. There are three sections. The Archive, where you can explore permanent exhibitions of the Gucci archive and temporary exhibitions of the past,…

La Bandita, a lovely little hotel in Val D’Orcia

La Bandita, a lovely little hotel in Val D’Orcia

You won’t reach La Bandita too easily. This refuge is located south of Siena, at the end of a long country road. But once you are there, the magnificent views on the Val D'Orcia natural landscape is breathtaking. Halfway between an elegant private villa and a classy country house, La Bandita is a luxury hotel…

Pienza, the ideal Renaissance city

Pienza, the ideal Renaissance city

The harmony of nature, the artistic and historic wealth, the intensity of flavors and the best wines aromas emanate from this little village that, due to its beautiful historic center, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Walk along Via del Bacio (Kiss Street), turn right and you find yourself in Via dell’Amore (Love Street), then…