What is Marcopoloni?

Our goal is to bring people like you, who cherish and appreciate fine artistry, closer to the artisans who create them. Everything we offer is handmade by carefully-selected artisans who pour their love and pride into each piece of work.

Much as Marco Polo brought the Western world in contact with the treasures of the Far East in the late 13th century, Marcopoloni strives to put you in touch with beautiful handmade goods from around the world!

Campomaggi at Pitti

Campomaggi Bauletto in 2017 Winter style

The Campomaggi Fall Winter collection is very compelling and should not be missed because the new designs are exquisite and the new options are clearly designed with the user in mind. I can picture Marco trying to think how a bag is going to be used in the field. . . . → Read More: Campomaggi at Pitti

At Pitti Peroni Made Me Feel

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At Pitti, style runs wild. When I walked into the Peroni booth I fell in love with their new eyeglasses and I bought a pair right away. Now I feel young and confident. Imagine that! . . . → Read More: At Pitti Peroni Made Me Feel

I Am Back, or at Least I Should Be

I haven’t blogged in a while because I have taken on a software development contract with Cisco Systems. But I still very much love my Marcopoloni. . . . → Read More: I Am Back, or at Least I Should Be

Two Antartidee Wall Clocks I Am Absolutely Crazy About

MESSPRESSO Spilled Espresso Wall Clock

Antartidee clocks are the coolest clocks in the world in my not-so-humble opinion. Put together a spilled espresso wall clock with a time wasting faucet dripping clock and you have cool clocks covered. . . . → Read More: Two Antartidee Wall Clocks I Am Absolutely Crazy About

Campomaggi Spring Summer 2016

GALLO Reversible Canvas Tote Fuchsia

The new Campomaggi Spring/Summer 2016 collection is here. . . . → Read More: Campomaggi Spring Summer 2016

Third Time Is The Charm

Basic Focaccia

Third time is a charm except when perfection is your goal. My focaccia was very edible on my first attempt yet not yet to die for. More tries are needed. . . . → Read More: Third Time Is The Charm

My Second Shot at Focaccia

Homemade Focaccia

My second attempt at making focaccia was almost perfect, except for two crucial details, which I completely messed up. . . . → Read More: My Second Shot at Focaccia

My First Focaccia Attempt

My first attempt at focaccia was far from a success.

Failure is just a learning lesson. If you try again and again with improvements in the process you will eventually excel at it. . . . → Read More: My First Focaccia Attempt

The New Caterina Lucchi Bag That Caught My Attention

Caterina Lucchi Bag

One of our new Caterina Lucchi bags jumps out at me. The Pioggia clutch shoulder bag goes way beyond using super-high quality buffalo leather and precise craftsmanship: the design is extremely unique so that this is a bag like you have never seen. . . . → Read More: The New Caterina Lucchi Bag That Caught My Attention

Campomaggi in Via Della Spiga Is A Big Deal

If you are not familiar with Milan, Via della Spiga may mean nothing to you. But I was born in Milan and know very well that all major fashion brands are either in Via della Spiga, Via Montenapoleone, or thereabout. The fact that Campomaggi is going to open in Via della Spiga means that it has grown enough to at least reach a much wider audience. Something that we wish to all worthy artisans and designers. . . . → Read More: Campomaggi in Via Della Spiga Is A Big Deal