A New Brand Celebrates Easy, Breezy Sicilian Style

Aug 05, 2020 408

BY: Hannah Martin

Every summer, like clockwork, New York-based artist Gabriella Picone’s Instagram account fills up with dreamy imagery of Sicily—or, more specifically, Lipari, the Eolian island from which her family hails. Sand, sky, sketchbooks, seashells (often arranged into faces that she affectionately calls “shellfies”), and craggy rocks overlooking the Mediterranean.

Wanderlust ensues. But this summer, with international travel off the table, Picone is finding another way to channel that carefree, Sicilian spirit. Idda Studio (in Sicilian dialect, “idda” means “her”) is her new line of painterly silk and cotton fabrics and scarves printed in Italy, of course, with to-scale realizations of her charming paintings.

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SOURCE: https://www.architecturaldigest.com

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