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Jan. 23, 2014 | Posted in Top Stories, Apprenticeship | Tags:
First visit to the ceramic laboratory (14 January)

We visited the laboratory where the student was just staring her Ceramics course. The laboratory is spacious and full of light, located very close to “Sesto Fiorentino” train station. The laboratory … [Read more]


Dec. 09, 2013 | Posted in Top Stories, Fashion Marketing, Shoe Making & Shoe Design, Leather Working, Apprenticeship | Tags:
SHOE MAKING (30 OCT)

In this lesson, students will learn the process of attaching paper tapes over the wooden last (in Italian it is called “Forma”) and to draw design on it. The tape is elastic, specifically made for sho… [Read more]


Dec. 09, 2013 | Posted in Top Stories, Product Design, Interior Design, Apprenticeship, Internship, Living in Florence | Tags:
FURNITURE MAKING (Dec 4)

Today we visit Prof. Pippi’s laboratory. He is our instructor for Furniture Making and Restoration course. Since his family used to produce and sell furniture items, he started this job at the early … [Read more]