Cognoscenti's Guide to Florence, The

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Shop and eat like a Florentine with this pocket-sized guide to the best of the magnificent Tuscan city known for its art, culture, and cuisine. Celebrated graphic designer and self-described Italophile, Louise Fili, with connoisseur of all things Lisa Apatoff, takes you on eight walks through Florence, discussing more than seventy of the city's most alluring shops - some run by the same families for generations, others offering young entrepreneurs' fresh interpretations of traditional techniques. Discerning travelers will discover rare books and charming hats; vintage Pucci and handmade shoes; cioccolata da bere (drinkable chocolate); colourful buttons; and bolts of rich fabric in this enchanting introduction to makers and purveyors of clothing, home, decor, accessories, specialty foods, and much more. For each shop, there is a full-colour photo, description of specialties, and information on location and hours of operation.
ISBN 9781616893217. Princeton Architectural Press.
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    9781616893217
Shop and eat like a Florentine with this pocket-sized guide to the best of the magnificent Tuscan city known for its art, culture, and cuisine. Celebrated graphic designer and self-described Italophile, Louise Fili, with connoisseur of all things Lisa Apatoff, takes you on eight walks through Florence, discussing more than seventy of the city's most alluring shops - some run by the same families for generations, others offering young entrepreneurs' fresh interpretations of traditional techniques. Discerning travelers will discover rare books and charming hats; vintage Pucci and handmade shoes; cioccolata da bere (drinkable chocolate); colourful buttons; and bolts of rich fabric in this enchanting introduction to makers and purveyors of clothing, home, decor, accessories, specialty foods, and much more. For each shop, there is a full-colour photo, description of specialties, and information on location and hours of operation.
  • Subtitle
    Shop and Eat Like Florentine
  • Author
    Louise Fili and Lisa Apatoff
  • Publisher
    Princeton Architectural Press
  • Release
    February 2015
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    224 pages. 170 colour ills. 10 x 14 cm
  • Status for WholeSale
    out of print
  • Status for Website
    out of print
  • Date added
    February 2015