Tag: artisans

Typography in Florence Station, Italy

Signs of the times: Florence

Today on the blog I wanted to share a few photos that I took in Florence last week. They represent a geek passion of mine: signage, particularly lettering that hasn’t been updated in many moons. What I like about it so much is how much information typeface communicates. Have a look at the vintage letters…

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The boys of Via Panisperna

  It’s easy to miss the ancient district of Monti, hidden in a dip between two traffic lined roads above the Roman Forum. You find your way into the neighbourhood by dropping down a flight of stone steps from via Cavour, or cutting away from the noise and glare of via Nazionale into the esoterically…

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PREVIEW: Testaccio’s Imperial Beer Party

After the raucous, joyful and messy success of Testaccio’s Spring Beer Festival, this week the former slaughterhouse complex welcomes a second round of beer fest. The organisers are the same, with foodie association Terra e Sapori,  Beer Style Beer shop, Beerbaccione Beer Shop and Arrosticini Tornese  bringing together some of the best craft beer makers in…

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