Super Duper Hats

Milliners Matteo Gioli, Ilaria and Veronica Cornacchini take us into their converted workspace where handmade reigns

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by Ivan Carvalho for Freunde von Freunden The role of Florence in the Renaissance is well documented, but many aren’t aware that the city on the banks of the Arno has another claim to fame: the birthplace of Italian fashion. In the 1950s, long before Milan’s catwalks got into gear, Florentines strutted their stuff at the country’s first runway shows. So it is only fitting …

FvF Apartment, Berlin

The online lifestyle magazine launches a physical showcase with Vitra

International interview-based magazine Freunde Von Freunden (FvF), which chronicles creatives across all fields in their home and work environments, has made a leap from the digital world to the tactile. Only, this isn’t a new print edition—it’s a physical space in Mitte, Berlin designed with sustainable urban living in mind. The FvF Apartment, put together in collaboration with Swiss design and manufacturing brand Vitra, bears …