vellum

A writing material, vellum is a fine kind of parchment made from the delicate skins of young (sometimes stillborn) animals. During the Renaissance parchment and vellum were almost entirely superseded by heavy, hand-made paper.
Carlo Bugatti Italian designer

Carlo Bugatti was a leading figure in Italy’s design and decorative arts in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Bugatti is perhaps best known for his exotic, handmade furniture designs. Many of the 19th century’s progressive developments, notably the British Arts and Crafts Movement and Art Nouveau, influenced his work. Read More →