This carpet, designed by the florentine artist Riccardo Prosperi – Simafra – has been realized for the exclusive boutique Boralevi (via Maggio, Firenze). It’s a carpet of Indian production, in wool and natural viscose, entirely handmade by Tibetan knot, quality line 100. In the past, sizes and colours of carpets were linked to the uses and customs of […]
During Simafra’s artistic career, many of his paintings have become part of national and international private collections. One of them is that of the American actress Cameron Diaz. Her Manhattan (New York) apartment was the protagonist of an article on Elle Decor magazine (n. 199 – October 2013). In this page, among other pictures from the […]
Here the text of the interview by the journalist Alessandro Lucarelli to Simafra, published on Firenze – Made in Tuscany magazine (n.29, 20014). “Free to be Myself” Close you eyes. Your first memory related to art? The decorations of the Egyptian tombs. I discovered them when I was little, thanks to my father, an art […]
Simafra and his atelier La Bottega Moderna have been mentioned by the Lonely Planet pocket guide to Florence and Tuscany among the most noteworthy Oltrarno’s artisans. The prestigious guides publisher describes how tradition and modernity mixed in the young painter’s workshop, filled with paintings, decorative and design objects.
Simafra’s art reaches the Baleari Islands: a painting by the young artist has been chosen by the architect Michele Bonan to decorate the Downtown Ibiza Cipriani main room.