Roberto Cavalli Home works with six partners for its home products, including JC Passion for home furniture and decor; Arnolfo di Cambio
for glass-ware, flatware and dinnerware; Mirabello Carrara for the textiles and bed, bath and table linens; and La Murrina for the lamps and the Murano glass accessories.
The cornerstone of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ("Virgin of the Flower") was laid in 1296, and the building, designed by Arnolfo di Cambio
, was completed in the 15th century, although only one-third of Cambio's design was actually realized.
Of particular art-historical interest was the appearance on the market of the 13th-century marble apostle by the architect and sculptor Arnolfo di Cambio
and two early 14th-century angels by Tino da Camaino, all three originally from the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence built under Arnolfo's direction (courtesy of Mehringer Benappi).
Desde la ampliacion de Arnolfo di Cambio
, fines del siglo XIII, sobre la modesta iglesia de Santa Reparata y la muy considerable amplificacion de Francesco Talenti, mediados del siglo XIV, que supuso sobredimensionar la cabecera del templo, la catedral de Florencia, que asumio la advocacion de Santa Maria del Fiore, no solo fue adquiriendo, en tan dilatado tiempo, un rango primigenio y referente de la ciudad, sino que al unisono de su caracter religioso llego a convertirse como edificio, o sea como arquitectura o monumento, en un autentico umbilicus urbiss, conformando un entorno, con el Baptisterio (il Bel San Giovanni entonces) y su torre (il Campanile di Giotto), que viajeros del siglo XVIII calificaban como un Bel Teatro.
Begun in 1296 to a design by Arnolfo di Cambio
, the cathedral was completed in 1436.
Representatives from fashion houses such as Renato Balestra, Curiel Couture, Gattinoni, Antonio Grimaldi and Sarli Couture are also participating in the shows, as well as luxury interior designers from Provasi, Baldi, Molteni, Seguso Gianni, Villari, Vetrerie di Empoli, Arnolfo di Cambio
, Roberto Cavalli Casa, Blumarine Casa and Versace Home.
20) The form and content of the Italian monumental wall-tomb that included an arched baldachin, usually displaying a pointed profile, crystallized around the authoritative artistic personality of Arnolfo di Cambio.
29) Likely, the arched canopies of those Northern European monuments influenced Pietro Oderisi, Arnolfo di Cambio, and Tino di Camaino, who worked in Italy for powerful Northern patrons and other clients with Northern contacts.
Italian fashion brands Blumarine and Valentino's tableware collections, produced by Siena-based manufacturer Arnolfo di Cambio
, were launched in the U.
Arnolfo di Cambio
, the same company that produces crystal for Roberto Cavalli, was offering elegant serving pieces designed by Ettore Sottsass, Enzo Mari, Oscar Tusquets Blanca, Roger Tallon and other important industrial designers.
In it the Sign oria exempts Arnolfo di Cambio
from city taxes because of his "capomaestroship" of the new Florentine cathedral, which is "expected to be the most beautiful and honorable in Tuscany.
While the exploits of Giotto and Arnolfo di Cambio
in the Papal capital are reported upon, the original contribution of papal patronage, and the achievements of such Rome-based artists as Jacopo di Torriti and Pietro Cavallini, are sorely missed.