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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...

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...

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...

One of our missions is to create new synergies, open doors for people and inspire and connect people from all over the world to what is happening here. So we are always exploring Florence to know what is new, what is lasting, what is working,...

After receiving gorgeous printed materials in the mailbox, we then pulled some books off of our shelves and dusted them off to contemplate just how much goes into making them: paper weight, grain, color, size, composition, typeface cut, embossing, laser, applications, and so forth. We...

We like to talk about people, places and ideas that are close to our heart, to give support and visibility and, as usual, be inspired by them to hopefully inspire others. Enter HILO SAGRADO Foundation, a Berlin based social business and member of the London-based Ethical...

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...

We are running to catch up this week. We put aside business-as- usual (as we are prone to do) to participate in one of Florence's most surprising events: the symposium/exhibition FROM GALILEO TO MARS - RENAISSANCE OF THE ARTSCIENCES. The event was held between The...

September 7, a night when Florence shines bright with colorful paper lanterns. Rificolona. It's a funny sounding word and if you don't grow up in Florence or don't just happen to be in the Tuscan city on September 7, you may never know what it is....