AMSTERDAM, OCTOBER 2019 Amsterdam, the European denim capital, is a city where the industry insiders are most able to get together denim practitioners, designers and brands to denim consumers. During the last week of October I had the opportunity to give two denim workshops, one for the students of the Jean School and [...]
Upstairs we first meet what I call "Male's Room". The Sofas: I did like the shape of Vlady's ones but not the texture, so I dyed few hemp linen bed in charcoal grey and made a new dress for them. I actually started with a toile, then made the paper pattern and then sewing. [...]
A friend recently came to see us for the first time and said: "Marina, this HOME is YOU in every single detail!". This feedback actually inspired me to write about our HOME and to share with you the stories behind things. Welcome to our creative space where we hope to inspire you with our style, [...]
The new luxury is having time for ourselves, creating something unique. Looking for inspiration is the first step. Researching images on good books having a cardamom or a genmaicha tea. Then it's time to define our project: WHAT do I want to make? What do I need? HOW can I make it? Together we [...]
October 21st I turend 40! I thought it was the time to celebrate with a big party and launch my first hand crafted home decoration Limited Edition: CIRCUS COLLECTION. From great grandma dowry trunk, antique homespun hemp Italian fabric from 1800s: 25 unique pieces clashed with colorful tassels and military stencil hand painted graphics. Half [...]
Summer 2015. Whilst renewing our home we took and holiday in California, a land we love for its colors and for the feeling of freedom we can experience. Free to be ourselves. One morning we were sitting on a bench, reading in front of the ocean in Santa Monica. The railing was exactly in tone with [...]
Zia Bianca, Zia Florice, Zia Ventina: are all my grand aunties who did not get married. In addition to that, grannies and their mother's dowries. Since I was I child I love opening the trunks, touching, feeling and smelling those fabrics! I love this graphic and packaging!