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M.G. Design

Via Ghibellina 119r, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 287777
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A world of colour, beauty and artisanship

A joy to enter into this shop/atelier - surrounded by beautiful pieces of art, small and large. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jasmin K
Beautiful, Unique Hand Painted Ceramics in the Heart of Florence

In a city known for its talented artisans, we found many "nice" ceramics, but nothing special... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nevada City, CA
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IN the heart of the historic centre of Florence ,a few minute from the Duomo ,THe Church of Santa Croce and the Bargello Museum , you can meet the art studio&shop M.G.DESIGN in via Ghibellina 119/r of MARIA GIOVANNA CIMINO .She is painting,preparing a kiln ,or even creating a new line . In her creations she is inspired by the Tuscan landscape ,poppies ,bright flowers,vineyards ,olive trees etcc on vases ,trays ,bowls etcc.All lead free and dishwasher safe . Maria Giovanna will be very glad to orders if you allow her the time to make each piece unique .The products ,once done ,will be safely shipped to you and insured for possible damage .One of MARIA GIOVANNA's pieces in your home is a splendid souvenir of your visit to FLORENCE Few minute from Santa S Croce Church and Bargello Museum.
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Via Ghibellina 119r, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 287777
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A joy to enter into this shop/atelier - surrounded by beautiful pieces of art, small and large. I loved the colours, the design and also to realize I can actually daily use these pieces of art and enjoy them continuously.

Thank Jasmin K
mgd215, Proprietario at M.G. Design, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for my shop .

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a city known for its talented artisans, we found many "nice" ceramics, but nothing special enough to merit purchasing...until we came across MG Design's art studio. Maria Giovanna (MG) is an inspired and creative ceramicist whose designs are uniquely her own. She paints classic...More

Thank whistler57
mgd215, Proprietario at M.G. Design, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. I hope you will be back in florence and you visit again M G DESIGN .

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon entering, you are greeted by the wonderful Maria Giovanna! A bright and warm atmosphere albeit not large. Every piece by her hand or she will make whatever your heart desires.

Thank Calen L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful work and a very personable and welcoming owner. She helped us find the perfect pieces to take back home. Highly recommended.

Thank Wgilbert87
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Maria's work is second to none when looking for ceramics in Italy. Her style is clearly above and beyond all the rest and each piece is a work of art. Near the Duomo in Florence, she is convenient to all travelers. Go visit her! You...More

Thank KimandRandyDaniels
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Some friends and I went to this store and were amazed by the scenes painted on the many different kitchenware items in the shop. The artist was super friendly and helpful too!

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've been coming to visit this shop since 1999. It is definitely the nicest ceramics in Florence if not Italy. She remembers us each time and we always go home with a few pieces which offer a continual reminder of our wonderful stay in Italy....More

Thank lora s
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We first met Maria in 1999 and purchased two beautiful serving dishes. The quality is outstanding and the artistry is beautiful. We just returned to Florence for vacation and she is still creating masterpieces. We purchase 3 more pieces that are new designs but complement...More

Thank Tjk109
Reviewed 3 April 2017

My wife had seen the TripAdvisor write up about M. G. Design, so we walked to the shop on a lovely March afternoon. My wife is a potter, so I have been to many studios over the years. This was one of the very best...More

Thank Rick R
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is a delightful small shop in the centre of Florence. The proprietor is charming and will happily show you round her available ceramic stock. If you want a painted design made specially for you then all you have to do is discuss it with...More

Thank BishopUK
Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by
an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city.
The historic center is characterized by the immensity
of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the
brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does
not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni
Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is
enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city
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