How can a designer not be inspired by the beauty of Italy

I have just spent 8 days being inspired by the beauty of Italy! It is such a wonderful and colorful country.

The Amazing Vatican

St. Peters Basilica

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The pinecone came from ancient Rome, and was moved to the Vatican to decorate this courtyard…how amazing is this sculpture?

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St. Peter’s Square was truly awe inspiring.

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A young Mary holding Jesus after he was crucified.

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This is the bathtub of one of the emperors

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Rome Inspiration

View from one of the hills of Rome…we went to a few…maybe Aventine?

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Our neighborhood fruit and vegetable stand!

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The Pantheon…look at the light…there is no electricity in this building

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My favorite building in Rome, Vittorio Emanuele II monument.

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The sculptures in Rome are incredible!

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A Basilica, one of many we saw and loved…I adore the molding, and the color in the paintings.

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The stories are told in stone in Rome,  this is the Arch of Constantine.

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Look at the layers of decorative work, my poor carpenters will be complaining about my molding specifications from now on!

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A wonderful street in our neighborhood

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Our terrace…lovely and peaceful.

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I love the details…look beautiful hardware to hold shutters open.

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Capri: Colors and Texture

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If you want to be inspired by design, art, sculpture or history, Italy, specifically Rome is the place to go. I hope you will go if you have not been…it is worth the trip!

Thank you for stopping by if you like this post please let me know by commenting. I hope you are all enjoying your summer.

Best, Celia

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