Subversive Marche

– Why do you ask a piece of advice to your working partners, if you do as you please? – This was the question that Maria Simoncini asked often to...

Gino’s version

There is a legend about the Monastery of Montebello and Gino Girolomoni. This legend is mysterious, seductive and perfectly reflects the mystical figure of the man I had the privilege...

The female revelation

Between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, in the middle of the Italian peninsula, from Tuscany to the region Marche across Umbria – isn’t maybe the landscape inspiring? – three...

Ancona, harbour of the times

And in the gate of Ancona, between the foregate And the main gates Sigismundo, ally come through an enemy force To patch up some sort of treaty, passes one gate...

Glauco Mauri, born in Pesaro

“Every art contributes to the highest art, the Art of living”. This is what says the great theatre actor Glauco Mauri – born in 1930 in the City of Pesaro,...

The dream of Piranesi in Pesaro

  “The black brain of Piranesi” wrote Victor Hugo. The works of the great engraver of the Eighteenth century and commentator of the tragic beauty of Rome can be seen...

The master of pipe in Jesi

Among the excellences of the region Marche there are the artisans of pipes. Some of them are industrial manufacturers, but most of them produce actually hand-crafted pipes, often entirely “hand-made”....

Lorenzo Lotto, a visionary genius

  Lorenzo Lotto, visionary genius One of the most beautiful paintings by Lorenzo Lotto, “Pala di Santa Lucia” at the Pinacoteca Civica of Palazzo Pianetti in Jesi, commissioned in 1523...

Alice and woven straw hats

Max Ernst said : “a hat makes the man” and we would also say “…not only the man, but also the woman”. Marinetti wrote even a “Futurist Manifesto of the...

La casa colonica nelle Marche

Se si viene   per la prima volta nella nostra regione, specie  da nord o da sud della costa adriatica, ciò che immediatamente salta all’occhio  sono questi dolci verdi pendii che...

The rural house in Le Marche region

If one comes to our region for the very first time, especially from the north or south of the Adriatic coast, the first thing that catches one’s eyes will be...

Subversive Marche

– Why do you ask a piece of advice to your working partners, if you do as you please? – This was the question that Maria Simoncini asked often to...

Andrea Vici from Arcevia

My name’s Andrea Vici and I’m an architect, just like my father, my grandfather and my great-grandfather were. I was born in 1743 in this Palace (of Arcevia), later became...

The dream of Piranesi in Pesaro

  “The black brain of Piranesi” wrote Victor Hugo. The works of the great engraver of the Eighteenth century and commentator of the tragic beauty of Rome can be seen...

Bianchello del Metauro: Hasdrubal’s failure

The Region Marche – with its picturesque hilly lanscape overlooking the Adriatic sea – represent an ideal area for the cultivation of some particular wine grapes, such as Bianchello del...

Il Mare d’Inverno

Oh Wind, if Winter comes,can Spring be far behind? Oh vento, se viene l’Inverno, potra’la Primavera essere lontana? (di Percy Bysshe Shelley) Il mare in inverno. Non e’ solo una...

La bellezza del numero

Ne ” la scuola di Atene” il celebre affresco dipinto dal Raffaello, situato nella Stanza della Segnatura, ora Musei Vaticani, molti sono i personaggi che rappresentano, sotto mentite spoglie ,...

CASA ZAMPINI

I’ve always been intrigued by the avant-garde Futurist movement, the “hitting hands” movement, an encouragement to get down to work, everything can be criticized, some kind of recycler (is there...

Fior di ragazze!

When did you decide you wanted to work in gastronomy? How did you start working together? Both decisions were taken at the same time. Nora founded Fior di Farina in...

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