LDM Events: Sacred Objects in Sacred Collections

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The second event of Lorenzo de Medici’s Museums and Religion Forum series was held today to focus on Florence’s scared objects and collections. A board of panellist gathered to discuss various issues surrounding these pieces. The forum mainly tackled issues regarding the conservation and display of the

Floating cities and urban development

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Architect Llaria Rondina and her team offer an innovative solution to cities that are facing problems of overpopulation and lack of space. Llaria Rondina and her team have traveled to Poland, Belarus, the Ukraine, and Turkey introducing the idea of floating

Project Mnemosyne at Bargello

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Have you been of a tour of any of Florence’s museum lately? Isn’t it so inconvenient to miss out on what your tour guide is saying because you just can’t hear them? Well, new technology is out to revolutionise the way

Pitti Uomo, Fall-Winter 2015

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This is the 87th edition of Pitti Uomo, an important international menswear and accessory event that takes place here in Florence. This event, located at the Fortezza Da Basso, includes fashion designers from all around the world, new and old.

LDM Fashion Students – Fashion in Florence

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High-end Italian designer shops such as Gucci, Valentino, and Ferragamo adorn the streets of Florence, so it is no surprise that Florentines have acquired an eclectic fashion sense. Italians living in Florence have a good eye for anything high quality, and versatile as

International Taste of Christmas

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    An event centred around celebrating the great cultural diversity that makes up Lorenzo de Medici’s student body was held at the Mercato Centrale here in Florence. Full of tasty dishes, arts and craft activities, and cultural insight, the event

Walking along the Viale dei Colli

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Florence is full of beautiful places found all throughout the city. There are many ways to get to see it, but, did you know there is a free app that you can download to your smart phone that will show you all

Expo Rurale 2014 Firenze

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I bet you were looking forward great food when you bought that ticket to Italy. Those all kinds of cheese, great wines, flavorful tomateos, good pasta.. But wait a second, have you thought about where those foods comes from? Although

Pillow Fight Flash Mob at Piazza del Duomo

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Over 80 people showed up for the first ever Pillow Fight Flash Mob hosted by The Florentine English-speaking magazine.  With the scenic surroundings of Piazza del Duomo as a battleground, the fight was simply, old-fashioned fun! The staff of The

Pablo Picasso at Palazzo Strozzi

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Pablo Picasso is one of the 20th century’s most influential artists. The Spaniard who spent most of his life in France, is now being celebrated in Florence, Italy. Palazzo Strozzi is holding a new exhibition looking at his contribution to