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Alchimia a contemporary jewellery school in Florence seeks to teach students to express their creativity through contemporary jewellery, developing high-quality technical and theoretical skills. By adopting the technological developments of our time and the most experimental cultural trends, Alchimia encourages its students to enhance their...

Long ago in 2015 the presidents of Colombia and France decided to establish a year to celebrate the two countries. The first half of the year was dedicated to France in Colombia and the second half dedicated to Colombia in France. All of it is...

Many will tell you that Oltrarno is the most interesting part of Florence. And for good reason. It is one of those neighborhoods that really gives you an idea of Florence as a living and working city while letting you live in the dream that...

We've been sharing some notes about Polymer Clay and the extraordinary work and experience of our guest artist Sara Amrhein.  Today we'll like to share some other notes that lead you to find more on polymer history, spotlight on different artists as well as other...

Creative means "marked by the ability or power to create" according to Merriam-Webster and is a word that can be used to describe all of us, to some degree. The fact is that our lives may not induce us to creativity because we tend to...

Francesca è nata ad Arezzo, è architetto professionista e si occupa anche di diritti dei lavoratori autonomi. Prima dell’università ha fatto studi di lettere e musica. Dopo il primo periodo di sperimentazione la gestione, l’amministrazione e la comunicazione sono passate sulle sue spalle. In questo...

Polymer clay is a kind of clay based on the polymer PVC that, like mineral clays, can be hardened through heating, although at much lower temperatures, which makes it much more accessible for artists and craftsman alike because it does not require large, expensive kilns. Users...

We live busy lives in a busy world. One of the ways we as humans cope with this is routine. Routine can help us to make sense out of our lives and break it down into manageable parts. Often, however, routine can turn into auto-pilot...

OMGF: Florence is a long way from California. How did you get here and were there any stops in between? Sara Amrhein: Yes, Florence is indeed a long way from California! 17 years ago I came on a study abroad program through my university. I’ve...

This week we are exploring our roots and looking West back to our native hemisphere and South America. We are exploring the inspiring world around us and here we come to Cecilia Paredes. When we first saw Paredes work it was her photo performance that caught...