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Caterina Melidoni
Caterina Melidoni

Nationality: Italy
Course: Shoe Making
Program: One-Year Course
Period: Jan. 16,2017- July 31,2017

After a BA degree in Industrial Design at ISIA in Rome, she decided to move to Florence to learn the ancient and valuable art of shoe making. She always has been interested in design and making shoes . So she found out that Florence and Accademia Riaci would have been the perfect place for learning about.
She wants to gain knowledge about one of the most Italian famous and worldwide appreciated handcraft art. The craft of shoe making deserves to be handed down from one generation to another, to survive as a prestigious art.


Apr. 28, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags:, | Language:
Reporter: Caterina Melidoni | Course: Shoe Making/Design

Shoe Making 11-One Year Course 2017 (Student1)

A new shoe model is coming! We designed our derby’s paper models and started to work at upper and lining. It is always interesting to share ideas with classmates and discuss about style and new trends.
Me and Giulio had dinner at Kamla’s place. We tasted traditional curry chicken, it is really spicy but I liked it!

新しい靴に取り掛かります! ダービー製法の型紙を作成し、アッパーとライニングを作る作業を開始しました。 クラスメートとアイデアを共有し、スタイルや新しいトレンドについて話すことは、とても面白いです。
Giulioと一緒に、Kamlaのところで夕食をご馳走になりました。 伝統的なチキンカレーを食べました。とてもスパイシーでしたが、私が好きな味でした!

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Giulio while was working at the lining.


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Skiving, skiving, skiving…


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Kamla and her yummy sweeties.


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Sugar boosts creativity for sure.


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Lovely team.


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Kamla during an interview for a mexican TV channel was explaining how to use the big knife.


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The starter at Kamla’s was super italian!


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The spicy curry chicken. Giulio spitted up fire from his mouth haha.


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