After taking their traditional hike on New Year’s Day, Nick and his friends are hungry. They decide to cook and then enjoy a meal together – a way to celebrate their friendship. The theme of the Old St. Nick The Magic of Old St. Nick: Buon Appetito! Children's Book is the importance of “spending time around a table” – enjoying one another’s company and sharing fun memories and life experiences. With extra cookies, they end the story packing up individual boxes to deliver to their grandparents’ because sharing is one of the best loves in life!Product Dimensions: 9"W, 10.5"H
Tuscany: A region in central Italy, Tuscany is known for its landscapes, history, craftsmanship, and influence on culture. The birthplace of the Renaissance, Tuscany is often called the art palace of Italy, and many of the world's greatest works of art come from this region.
Alessandro Taddei: Alessandro was born in Empoli, Italy in 1960. He began his work in ceramics over 30 years ago, learning from local craftsmen throughout Tuscany while attending the Montelupo School for Ceramics. He has worked next to some of the best ceramic maestros in the world, learning the many secrets that are essential to mastering the art of ceramics. Throughout the years, Alessandro has had the opportunity to design for some of the best retailers and importers throughout the world, including VIETRI. He loves art, traveling, and photography, and has won a number of national awards for his paintings and photos. With ease and artistic passion, Alessandro makes the white clay surface his canvas.
INSPIRED BY ITALY
Our designs honor Italian craftsmanship
VIETRI artisans follow ancient practices - using simple materials to create forms that pulse with life. Rooted in this tradition, we use modern techniques to create new designs and products.