Tuscany

The World in a Little Blue Book

The World in a Little Blue Book

My passport is full.  Each of the stamps on those little blue pages represents an encounter, an adventure, an education, an accomplishment, a story.  I had to go to the passport office to have new pages inserted, and as I sat there waiting, I flipped through, and remembered.  These are…
EYE ON DESIGN | CHAIRS |Tuscany | The Chair

EYE ON DESIGN | CHAIRS |Tuscany | The Chair

I’m obsessed with a chair. I don’t know how or why it has happened at this particular time, but it has become my mission to find a replica of this chair. I’m not kidding, I HAVE to find it. It’s a neoclassical French Bergère chair, and I have a corner…
Tuscany | Rooms with a View

Tuscany | Rooms with a View

Driving up the Tuscan mountain was like being on an amusement park ride…a mixture of fear and exhilaration, as I maneuvered treacherous hairpin curves and dodged speedy Italian drivers coming towards me.  The road ended at the top of the mountain, in a village called Coreglia Antelminelli.  I was spellbound.…
Tuscany | Passing-through Place

Tuscany | Passing-through Place

For one precious week, I was a part of the life of a charming village called Coreglia Antelminelli, on top of a mountain in Tuscany. Surrounded by the Apennine mountains, Coreglia Antelminelli has, for over a thousand years, overlooked the Serchio valley from a cliff that turns pink at sunset,…