“Utopies réalisables”. That’s the title of the famous book published by Yona Friedman, renowned international architect and one of the most important figures in the field of design. An utopia is something imaginative, and basically not likely to be realised. But Yona Friedman did it. And not in any random places. We, Venice by Venetians and Venice in Pattern, are going to tell you everything about this interesting figure and his great contribution to Venice, in particular in the Arsenal.
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Summer in Venice is running so fast!
If you have decided to visit the island for a few days let’s do it together: here is our top five list for enjoying the venetian summer after the long quarantine and learning some curiosities of the people related to these places. Enjoy Venice! Continue reading “5 PLACES FOR 5 CHARACTERS: WHERE TO GO IN VENICE DURING SUMMER”
Personality: Antonio Vivaldi.
Place: Chiesa di San Giovanni in Bragora.
“My life, I realize suddenly, is July. Childhood is June, and old age is August, but here it is, July, and my life, this year, is July inside of July.” ―Rick Bass Continue reading “A TALENTED CHILD OF VENICE: ANTONIO VIVALDI”
Welcome to the third appointment of our new collaboration with Venice in Pattern: a person, a place, one story, many emotions.
Personality: Elena Cornaro Piscopia.
Place: Palazzo Corner Loredan Piscopia (Rialto).
As announced here, from this April we are starting a new project in collaboration with Venice in Pattern: a person, a place, one story, many emotions.
Personality: Frank Lloyd Wright.
Place: Masieri Memorial on the Grand Canal, unrealized project.
“April is a promise that May is bound to keep” once said Hal Borland. It is quite true. April is not winter and it is not summer, just spring, an unrealized time of change. Continue reading “UNREALIZED VENICE: MASIERI MEMORIAL BY FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT”
Since the beginning, one of the main purposes of our blog was to share the beauty of Venice from other points of view: not only the main touristic attractions, but the real life of Venice which is, first of all, a community.
Our blog motto is “Enjoy Venice in every sense”. Continue reading “NEW HORIZONS FOR OUR BLOG: ARTISANS AND VENICE IN PATTERN”
Venice in pattern is the unique literature, photography and pattern design project entirely dedicated to Venice.
The project has been launched on Instagram in 2018 with the aim of getting Venice closer to both locals and foreign people, using a simple language. Since then it has been grown a lot and it is moving also towards offline projects, such as two notebooks series, fabric printing and hand-printing on paper.