Bookspots - Italy

AMALFI

       Museo della carte                                       
       Via delle Cartiere 23
       84011 Amalfi
       www.museodellacarta.it

Papermill museum. * Recommended by Stichting Handboekbinden and Marlene Hoogeveen.


BEVAGNA

      Cartiera Medieval Papermill
     
Piazza Filippo Silvestri
      Bevagna                     

A restoration of a medieval water powered paper mill, where you can see all the processes and buy some of the finished paper in the small shop - open Fri Sat Sun in high season. *Recommended by Laurie Doctor


CORNUDA

      Tipoteca Italiana
      Via Canapificio 3
      31041 Cornuda
      www.tipoteca.it 

2,000 square meters dedicated to letterpress and book art. Museum, library, bookshop and print studio. * Recommended by Thomas Gravemaker

 

FLORENCE

      Fabriano Boutique
      Via del Corso, 59 rosso  
      Florence
      www.fabrianoboutique.eu

Shop selling notebooks, cards, stationery items etc. It is a Fedrigoni trademark with high-quality materials and modern designs. 

      Il Torchio
      Via dei Bardi 17
      50125 Florence
      www.legatoriailtorchio.com

Small workshop with collection of marble papers. * Recommended by Stichting Handboekbinden and Marlene Hoogeveen.

      Alberto Cozzi, Laboratorio Artiginale
      Via del Parione, 35r
      Florence

Small shop with Italian style leather bound books, handmade (marbled) papers, and more.

      Giulio Giannini e Figlio     
      P.zza Pitti, 37/R
      50125 Florence
      www.giuliogiannini.com

One of the best-known paper shops in Florence is Giulio Giannini e Figlio.

      Zecchi   
      Via dello Studio, 19r
      50122 Florence

      www.zecchi.it

Art supply/paper store selling Florentine papers, parchment, handmade paper etc.

       Il Papiro  
       www.ilpapirofirenze.eu

Stationery shop with traditional products and hand decorated papers. Il Papiro has stores worldwide. Check their website for store addresses.



MILAN

      Professione Libro
      Via Angelo Del Bon,1
      20158 Milano 

      www.professionelibro.it

Professione Libro is an association whose aim is to promote the Art of the Book. They organise courses, workshops and exhibitions. *Recommended by Cristina Balbiano d'Aramengo.

      Raccolta delle Stampe Achille Bertarelli
      Castello Sforzesco
      Piazza Castello - 20121 Milano
      www.bertarelli.milanocastello.it

Collection of decorated papers, historical prints, maps, graphic design in advertising etc. * Recommended by Cristina Balbiano d'Aramengo.

      Spazio b**k
      Via Porro Lambertenghi 20
      20159 Milano
      www.spaziobk.com

They have a great selection of books for adults and children, new and second hand. They organise events, presentations and workshops about the book world, crafts etc. The two book sellers are young women and their enthusiasm is truly contagious.

*Recommended by Cristina Balbiano d'Aramengo.

      Fabriano Boutique
      Via Ponte Vetero, 17
      20121 Milan

      www.fabrianoboutique.eu

Shop selling notebooks, cards, stationery items etc. It is a Fedrigoni trademark with high-quality materials and modern designs. 



ROME

      Fabriano Boutique
      Via del Babuino, 173.
      Rome
      www.fabrianoboutique.eu

Shop selling notebooks, cards, stationery items etc. It is a Fedrigoni trademark with high-quality materials and modern designs. 

      Altroquando
      Via del governo vecchio 80-82-83
      Rome
      www.altroquando.com

Alternative bookshop, open till 2am!

 

TOSCOLANO MADERNO (GARDA LAKE)

      Valle delle Cartiere / Museo della Carta
      Via Valle delle Cartiere 
      25088 Toscolano Maderno (BS)
      www.valledellecartiere.it

Paper mill museum and valley with ruins of many old paper mills. Very impressive! There is a nice walking trail along the river and ruins.



VENICE

      Alberto Valese
      S. Marco- Campo S.Stefano 
      3471 Venice
      www.albertovalese-ebru.it

Marble paper maker and shop * Recommended by Sandra Rudy

      Libreria Acqua Alta
      Calle Longa Santa Maria Formosa
      (Campiello Del Tintor)
| 5176

      30122 Venice

Quirky bookshop with stairs made of books and a gondola in the middle of the shop filled with books.

      Gianni Basso Stampatore
      5306 Cannaregio (Calle del Fumo)
      30121 Venice
     

Letterpress studio and shop.

      Legatoria Polliero
     
     
     

Bookbinder and shop.

      Paperoowl
      Santa Croce 2155/A
      30135, Venezia

Small design shop with paper jewellery.

 

 

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