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The Farm "Il Milione" by Brandimarte Guscelli

We knew Brandimarte..(Brandimarte was his proper name and Guscelli his last name) but he was called "Brandi", at the beginning of our professional activity. Who was "Brandi"? First of all, he was a generous and ingenious man, who, after leaving a small village in the mountains near Bologna and doing the most modest jobs, had become a great silversmith. Brandimarte was able to invent a "style" we tried to convey to his farm/home of 35 hectares near Florence, reshaping the space according to the inspiration and the passion of this great artisan. We have incessantly worked at the Farm "Il Milione" for 15 years, by restoring farmhouses, manors, flats for the guests and by building swimming pools, lakes, oil mills, stables for horses, cows and geese, fenced areas, farm paths but above all a lots of dry-stone walls to interconnect every portion of his territory where he had left his indelible mark. All the people who knew "Brandi", including his guests, used to be involved in this extraordinary journey to discover every single corner of his world, a world we could manage to create together, including the factory, or better, the workshop of silversmith in the centre of Florence, where the sale point interwined with the manifacturing and the everyday life. Even his sudden and unexpected death was an event: we commemorated him in the farmyard together with his family and friends, surrounded by those pietre di galestro and pietra forte with which we learned to build and restore.

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