Niki La Rosa has quite a story to tell. If he tells it in Italian, you wouldn't suspect he was anything but a local Livornese boy, but as soon as he breaks into English, you realise that there are hidden depths of Scottish origins!
Paolo Virzì was born in Livorno on 4th March 1964. He spent his early years in Turin, Piedmont, but grew up in the Sorgenti district of Livorno.
In the heart of one of Livorno’s most traditional districts - Il Borgo - lies the workshop where Stefano Pilato creates his unique sculpture-designs, most with a marine flavour. In fact his shop is called Pesce Fresco (‘fresh fish’). All his sculptures are made from reclaimed materials, from driftwood, to nuts and bolts, and even abandoned computer mouses which he made into squid!
Stefano was born in Livorno in 1965 and grew up in the Borgo Cappuccini district. He began drawing when he was a child, and cultivated a love of design and architecture through his studies at the Istituto d’Arte in Pisa.