April 22, 2008

From today, GIRASOLE is also synonym of brooch! It is the new eco friendly brooch in my shop, made of old magazine page and embroidered with tiny blue seed beads. On a black jacket it really pops out!

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April 21, 2008

“What is your favorite color?If you had to choose among 36 colors, which one would you pick?”This was what Brooke was wondering about few days ago…when she had a fabulous idea: “why pick just one? why not more and all together?”So everything started combining colors …paper was cut… …transformed into tridimensional elements… …few of the […]

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Bond’s dad

April 16, 2008

The 2008 is the centenary of the birth of Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond,and to celebrate a series of events have been organized, you can check them on this website . As a little girl I use to love James Bond movies…the music, the humor, the locations, and if you want to know […]

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Visit to LACMA

April 11, 2008

I’m a museum person, I can’t help it…if I’m in a new city I have to visit as many museum as I can, and everytime I’m back home, in Rome, I have to go visit at least one art exhibition!But I have been postponing the visit to LACMA for so long, and why? Simple! it […]

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March Madness

April 8, 2008

So far March has been the craziest month of the last few years for me!The mosaic below kind of summarizes few of the events, but now I should be able to get back on track and blog regularly again! The biggest news of all…well there few I can’t reveal yet, but one I certainly can:I’m […]

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Have you ever met a bare protein in person?

March 25, 2008

No?! So let me introduce you to my protein, well not really mine, I’m just studying it! The yellow solution in the tube contains the protein, leaving out too many technical details, my protein is dissolved in that liquid.I’m trying to study this protein by NMR.NMR is a powerful technique used to “look” at some […]

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March 21, 2008

This morning, ops it’s already Friday…so I should say yesterday morning, I got an e-mail which reminded me of today early morning flight to San Francisco.I have to say 98% of the time I hate those remainders, but today I was so grateful to read it!Why?Because I had totally forgotten about it!So in few hours […]

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Open Studio Tours: Fru Snoops on

March 20, 2008

I have recently started to write this Open Studio Tour series for the Storque, where I’ll be snooping around artists’ creative spaces, how they set them up, when, why…even how often they clean them! The first tour was into my space This time I visited Michelle aka mcaplan wonderful working space If you would like […]

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March 19, 2008

FLICKR SCREENSHOTS/ILLUSTRATIONSHow to properly post a screenshot or an illustration on Flickr. Recently Flickr has changed its policy on safe contents, while before that some people used to be NIPSAed.What does NIPSA mean?It stands for Not In Public Site Areas, and the NIPASed accounts do not show up in public search (if you want to […]

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March 17, 2008

Yesterday I was driving to the airport and the sky was absolutely incredible, I couldn’t help myself I had to take this picture, which may not be crispy but definitively depicts the color of last night! Ieri sera stavo guidando verso l’aeroporto, e il cielo era incredibile, non ho potuto fare a meno di scattargli […]

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