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!

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

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

Integrating with QuickBooks Online Using Node.js

Importing orders in QuickBooks desktop is a pain. sending them to QuickBooks Online at the click of a button via a cloud application is a breeze. I can’t wait! . . . → Read More: Integrating with QuickBooks Online Using Node.js

Gianni, Our First Artisan, Is Always Creating

Gianni Drawing In Alicudi (Lipari)

There are places where the sky and the sea inspire you ideas.

I just got off the phone with Gianni. Today it was easy to get a hold of him because, having fallen during a mountain bike race, he just cracked three ribs and now he has to rest quite a bit. That’s . . . → Read More: Gianni, Our First Artisan, Is Always Creating

My Style

Daniele Graziani Style

My style spawns from having observed amazing artisanship early in my life. So I don’t care for name brands and I seek what I think is the best stuff in the world. . . . → Read More: My Style

Switching to Quickbooks Online and Node.js

Quickbooks Online

We waited a long time for QuickBooks Online to support everything that we needed. It now does and we don’t think we will ever look back to the much-hated desktop version. . . . → Read More: Switching to Quickbooks Online and Node.js

Happy Halloween!

Marco as Roberto Baggio

Marco looks pretty tough as Roberto Baggio

I did not grow up with Halloween. So I never got to experience the excitement, and I know that I would have liked it because I have one ginormous sweet tooth. On second thought, that’s probably a good thing as I would be completely toothless now.

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Today I Helped One of Our Customers With Baptism Favors

Gift Wrapped Key Chains Make Party Favors

I have just had a very special last 24 hours. One of our best customers just had a baby girl and for her baptism he and his wife decided to use a gift from Marcopoloni to give to their guests.

First of all, we love babies. If you tell us that you just . . . → Read More: Today I Helped One of Our Customers With Baptism Favors