Graz: capital of culinary delights since 2008. 2/2

Here’s a culinary tour of the city

I’ve left you waiting for a few days, but here’s the continuation of my tour of Graz. I really wanted to get well involved in this little culinary tour of mine … so in the centre, close to the Franciscan church, I stop in a small but very special shop that sells chocolate specialties: Linzbichler,…

Graz: design, food and tradition…

Seduced by this city, the second largest after Vienna!

Guten Tag everyone! I’m writing this article from my hotel room at the Hotel Wiesler…I just can’t wait to tell you all about my latest trip, I can’t even wait to get back to the office on Monday to tell you about Graz! I admit that this was the first time I had the chance…

Vud: local designers Made in Trieste

Wood, ceramic and metal in a mix of Nordic and Japanese style.

In Trieste almost everyone knows about VUD and its workshop in via Diaz 15a, but I definitely need to talk about it for anyone who will come to visit Trieste, to remind them to stop by and visit this original concept. Vud is a project of Rosa and Filippo, two architects that lived for a…

The three-dimensional art of Paolin jewellery

A mix & match of creativity, technique and style

  The jewellery I’m showing you today comes from the creative talent of Francesca Paolin, a young artist from Treviso. I was lucky enough to meet this great designer at the event “La dolce vita” in Trieste, where I admired her creations and fell head over heels for her unique style. Francesca started creating her…

Fontana Luce Light Lab, a true artisan in Trieste

My favorite handmade light shades!

Alessio Fontana comes from a family of artists: at the beginning of the 50s his mother started creating lovely light shades, in a workshop in Galleria Rossoni in Trieste. This passion has been passed on through generations, as they moved from the centre of town to Gretta, on the outskirts of town for a while,…

Borsa Trieste? Our own handmade design!

In the heart of the city a new project takes off

I’m full of joy and excitement for today’s discovery: I’m going to tell you about a Made in Trieste project signed Marco Trevisan, 27 years old! As I’m reading what seems like the 100th e-mail of the day, I find Alessandra’s message, she’s a MissClaire follower that writes: “Dear MissClaire! Congratulations for your blog, it’s…

A weekend of time traveling

The castle of Strassoldo (Udine) and the market stalls

It’s finally springtime and the first sunshine and the trees in bloom convince me to take a trip. I take advantage of the “Castelli Aperti” (Open Castles) event to go and visit the famous castles in Strassoldo. This small village in Friuli opens twice a year to the public: Palm Sunday weekend and the second-to-last…

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