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  • Networking in the Renaissance Florence | Italia Living
    which were connected to them The Medici family in order to create a dynasty to rule Florence used a smart move which was quite unusual in those times Instead of using violence or an army in order to get control of Florence and win over the enemies as it was the usual way in the Renaissance times Cosimo de Medici developed a networking activity which lasted for many years In the frescoes a long queue of friends allies and relatives followed the Medici leaders according to their power and rank The message to the viewers of the frescoes was very clear if you are a friend of the Medici family you ll get a reward somehow In the frescoes anyway Galeazzo Sforza and Sigismondo Malatesta meaning a military support just in case were close to the Medici leaders This networking activity was successful and the Medici were able to rule Florence for three generations Written by Sergio Porrini Next Generation Virtual Reality Expert Luxury Hotels Museums Exhibitions International Sponsorship Projects ItaliaLiving com contributor Picture courtesy of Virtualiter 2015 Virtualiter net All Rights Reserved Related Articles Trust and Friendship in the Renaissance Florence Manifesto the Ferrari of the Future Social Media

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  • Expo Milano 2015 - Italian Pavilion & Palazzo Italia | Italia Living
    at the center of the city where the main buildings like the Forum were built Even today you can guess whether an Italian city has a Roman origin when you can spot the decumano and the cardo For example Florence and Milan still have a decumano and a cardo at the center of the city At the Expo the Italian Pavilion is actually the whole area around the Cardo Virtual Tour of the crossing point Palazzo Italia is the main building of the Italian Pavilion It will be transformed into a center for innovation for the city of Milan once the Expo will be over Inside Palazzo Italia the visitor will find the Identità Italiana exhibition which deals with the four Italian Powers the Power of Expertise the Power of Beauty the Power of the Challenge and the Power of the Future There is an amazing mirrors room where many video clips of the iconic Italian landscapes and art cities are played the visitor is really surrounded by beauty There is even a room with a map of Europe where Italy has been removed in order to put emphasis on the importance of Italy in the world Another interesting location is Eataly where in front of the Pavilion you can see the bronze horses by Francesco Messina Inside the Pavilion the Tesoro d Italia exhibition which includes priceless works of art by Italian masters can be visited At one end of the cardo there is the beautiful Albero della Vita Tree of Life which is the location of spectacular lighting music shows every evening Special thanks to Giulia Belloni from the EXPO Social Media Team Written by Sergio Porrini Next Generation Virtual Reality Expert Luxury Hotels Museums Exhibitions International Sponsorship Projects ItaliaLiving com contributor Pictures courtesy of Virtualiter 2015 Virtualiter

    Original URL path: http://www.italialiving.com/featured/expo-milano-2015-italian-pavilion-palazzo-italia/ (2016-04-28)
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  • A Look Into Expo Milano 2015 - Pavilion Zero | Italia Living
    Divine Breath of the Earth Curated by Davide Rampello and designed by Michele de Lucchi Pavilion Zero provides an introduction to the Expo site The idea is to involve the visitor into a fascinating journey in the history of Mankind what the man has produced how he changed the natural landscape and the challenges we have to face in our planet Now let s enter into the Pavilion you can explore it with our Virtual Tour The whole Pavilion Zero is dealing with the food memory of mankind The first room you will see is the Memory File an amazing library of drawers where each space is related to a specific food or animal In the next rooms you ll see the different food animals and a tree which stretches towards the roof When you leave the first part of the Pavilion Zero you will go into courtyard where you ll see the buildings and the tree exiting form the roof meaning Nature s resistance to changes forced by the man and the long journey of Mankind between Past and Future see our Virtual Tour here Then you ll enter into the second part of the Pavilion Here you ll understand how the man has changed the natural landscape and how it s important to properly manage and save natural resources for the generations to come Once you ve left the Pavilion Zero you ll be accessing the Decumano the long avenue that leads to the Pavilions Special thanks to Giulia Belloni from the EXPO Social Media Team Written by Sergio Porrini Next Generation Virtual Reality Expert Luxury Hotels Museums Exhibitions International Sponsorship Projects ItaliaLiving com contributor Pictures courtesy of Virtualiter 2015 Virtualiter net All Rights Reserved Related Articles The Florentine Florin Dollar of the Renaissance Trust and Friendship in

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  • Leadership in the Renaissance Florence | Italia Living
    today s leaders Yes indeed Cosimo de Medici a k a Cosimo the Elder who was able to create the Medici dynasty in Florence is the old man on the left The artist was instructed by the Medici to show Cosimo s power and at the same time his humbleness These were the critical virtues of a leader particularly important in the dangerous times of the Renaissance But how could the artist deliver this subtle message to the astonished viewers of the frescoes Cosimo is riding a donkey which is according to the Bible a universal symbol of humbleness But one can also see the golden magnificent decorations over the donkey so everyone was aware of his rank in Florence His son Piero de Medici in front of him is his heir the current leader of the Medici family and the ruler of Florence He is riding on a white horse symbol of power and noblesse Written by Sergio Porrini Next Generation Virtual Reality Expert Luxury Hotels Museums Exhibitions International Sponsorship Projects ItaliaLiving com contributor Picture courtesy of Virtualiter 2015 Virtualiter net All Rights Reserved Related Articles Strolling Through Florence s History Trust and Friendship in the Renaissance Florence Manifesto

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  • Advertising in the Renaissance Period of Florence | Italia Living
    and works of art But it has got many secrets a Fifteenth century fresco is probably one of the first advertising examples in history The famous Benozzo Gozzoli s frescos are located in the Magi Chapel at Palazzo Medici Riccardi These frescoes were produced under commission by Piero de Medici Lorenzo the Magnificent s father Beyond the religious meaning of the Procession of the Magi a clear political message is given The Medici were the rulers of Florence and the characters shown in the frescoes are actually friends and allies of the Medici family That s why these frescoes are probably one of the first examples of advertising in an era the Renaissance when television newspapers magazines and the Internet were not available yet Written by Sergio Porrini Next Generation Virtual Reality Expert Luxury Hotels Museums Exhibitions International Sponsorship Projects ItaliaLiving com contributor Picture courtesy of Virtualiter 2015 Virtualiter net All Rights Reserved Related Articles Strolling Through Florence s History Trust and Friendship in the Renaissance Florence Manifesto the Ferrari of the Future Social Media in the Renaissance Florence Exploring Rome s Secrets Networking in the Renaissance Florence Expo Milano 2015 Italian Pavilion Palazzo Italia A Look Into Expo Milano

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  • Lan Pro Sistemi Partners with Italia Living | Italia Living
    and dynamics Lan Pro has always stayed on top of cutting edge technology and in doing so have completed the development of advanced applications and hi res Virtual Tours optimized for popular mobile devices such as the Apple iPhone iPad iPod Touch The visual quality and user experience of VR s on these high tech devices is amazing While Flash is not supported on the Apple iPhone its Safari browser via HTML5 makes for a fast smooth panning in the VR picture and the touch screen interface with zooming ability brings the viewer right into the destination of the picture These various levels of quality expertise and excellence has led Lan Pro Sistemi to prestigious named clients in their portfolio such as Pirelli Real Estate the Auditorium in Rome Milan Football Club the Disney Store Dada Le Meridien and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts In particular Sergio is proud of his last production for the unique Palazzo Tornabuoni in Florence a sponsor partner of ItaliaLiving com See Palazzo Tornabuoni Partners with Italia Living In the art museums business Sergio produced a CD ROM including a Virtual Tour of the Galleria dell Accademia in Florence a production for the Cappella dei Magi in Florence A Renaisssance masterpiece the famous fresco was painted in the Fifteenth century by Benozzo Gozzoli in the private chapel used by the Medici family in their Palazzo Lan Pro Sistemi has also shot some famous on location VR Photography in Florence View these captivating samples that will take you right this moment into this beautiful city Piazza della Signoria http www lanprolab net florence vr signoria Ponte Vecchio http www lanprolab net florence vr pontevecchio Duomo http www lanprolab net florence vr duomo Piazza Santa Trinita Via Tornabuoni http www lanprolab net florence vr santatrinita With reference

    Original URL path: http://www.italialiving.com/featured/lan-pro-sistemi-partners-with-italia-living/ (2016-04-28)
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  • Florentine Florin Archives | Italia Living
    of the Italian Lifestyle Home About Us Article Categories Arts Auto Yacht Celebrity Spotlight Fashion Finance Food Wine Home Garden Lifestyle Luxury Products Travel Wellness Featured Contributors Pietro s Italy Notable Merchants Links The Florentine Florin Dollar of the Renaissance April 2016 By Sergio Porrini A few Florins are still in mint condition today Filed Under Featured Finance Tagged With Florentine Florin gold coin Renaissance Ways to follow Italia Living

    Original URL path: http://www.italialiving.com/tag/florentine-florin/ (2016-04-28)
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  • gold coin Archives | Italia Living
    of the Italian Lifestyle Home About Us Article Categories Arts Auto Yacht Celebrity Spotlight Fashion Finance Food Wine Home Garden Lifestyle Luxury Products Travel Wellness Featured Contributors Pietro s Italy Notable Merchants Links The Florentine Florin Dollar of the Renaissance April 2016 By Sergio Porrini A few Florins are still in mint condition today Filed Under Featured Finance Tagged With Florentine Florin gold coin Renaissance Ways to follow Italia Living

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