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Traces of War

From small towns to large cities throughout Italy, traces of World War II can be found. As buildings are constructed and others restored, many of these fading traces are being completely wiped out. Advertisements

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L’automa Poster

As promised in the earlier post, here is the final poster. A limited edition of 60 signed posters are on sale on Paolo’s website.

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A Typographic Treasure

In looking for a place to create and print a poster for Paolo’s upcoming show at the Palazzo Fortuny in Venice, we chanced upon a traditional typographer in the center of Arezzo. At 76 years old he’s been working in … Continue reading

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This Little Piggy Went…

Does it sound funny to say that people around here take their pigs pretty seriously?Italians are such dedicated carnivores that they have invented countless ways to make otherwise inedible parts of their livestock impossibly tasty. We are now at the … Continue reading

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The Writing on the Wall

During a quick look around Castilgion Fiorentino (near Arezzo) I was struck by some of the stunning typography and symbolism in this little Tuscan town. Here’s a small sample of some of the gorgeous graphics still to be found around … Continue reading

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May your holidays be filled with cheer.

Wishing everyone a very happy holiday. With love from Italy, Kim.

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Aqua Alta

Since I first learned of the phenomenon of Venice’s aqua alta, I’ve been eager to experience it first hand. You can imagine my excitement when, booking the hotel for our upcoming trip to Venice, the staff warned us to bring … Continue reading

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