Archive for the ‘Announcements’ Category

World of Interiors Magazine

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Florenceart.net Studio d'Arte is featured in Maria Yiannikkou's 'Inspiration section' in the November 2013 issue of World of Interiors. The work presented is a wooden 'cassapanca' or bench seat, a decorative piece typically found in the grand foyers of Tuscan Villas. Maria asked for details about the  process of commissioning this piece: Alison ...

PANORAMA Economy: speciale Architetti d’Italia/ Italian Architect special

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Panorama Economy speciale Architetti d' Italia Aprile 2012 SCOPRIAMO a Firenze una laboratorio di creazioni artistiche di qualità, e dedicato all’insegnamento delle tecniche decorative tradizionali. Tradizione artigiana e creatività moderna [caption id="attachment_256" align="alignright" width="235" caption="Cover Panorama Economy March 2012 / Panorama Economy April 2012"][/caption] Le tecniche decorative tradizionali, come la patinatura e la doratura ...

Artisphere Online

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Class Connection: Alison Woolley December 9, 2011 by Barbara Clark FULL ARTICLE available here [caption id="attachment_273" align="alignright" width="300" caption="polpi triptych"][/caption] Alison is a professional artist and decorator specializing in Italian painted furniture and the owner of Florenceart.net, a painting and decoration studio in Florence Italy. Alison graduated with honors after ...

The Question of Water Gilding

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

As published in ID - Digest Magazine, May 2010 [caption id="attachment_208" align="alignleft" width="213" caption="A water gilded console and mirror frame by Florenceart Studio"][/caption] This article is addressed to interior designers or decorators who ask the question, ‘What is water gilding and why should I pay for, or propose that the client pays ...

If you try sometimes you get what you need…

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

I'm just thinking of the researchers who were meticulously scanning a 400 year old archive for details on one painting, and in the meantime, discovered documentation of another more important one. I'm referring to the book that I've just finished reading called 'The Lost Painting' by Jonathan Harr. It's Fabulous. ...

Melanie Royals and Gary Lord

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

Showroom open house In October the new Florence Art showroom will invite guests for a special presentation of various decorative works. Melanie Royals and Gary Lord will lead a decorative workshop given to train students on a real large scale project: the result of it will be the total refurbishment of Florence Art ...