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The wood in Venice, visit to the Lunardelli collection

Participants will be guided to learn the creative philosophy of Lunardelli through the pieces displayed in their showroom, objects inspired by the Venetian history, architecture and nature. Visitors will discover, among others, Sfojo (the iconic home feature, a real slice of briccola that is named after the Venetian word for “sole fish”), the stool Ca' Pesaro, the shelf Cocal (the Venetian for “seagull”), Cupole (table containers shaped like church domes) and Canneto (floor lamps evoking reeds). At the end, guests will have the chance to see artisans working on the finish of some objects.

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Lunardelli Venezia

Cabinetry making

When wood mastery marries Italian design cultureThe story of Lunardelli Venezia, a Venetian company specialising in cabinetry and custom-made furnishings, began in 1967, when Angelo Lunardelli founded his cabinetry workshop. His strong work ethic, mastery of complicated techniques, attention to minute details and bold design quickly created a strong reputation and client base both in his native Venice and abroad. Over the years he passed on the knowledge that had been entrusted to him to his son and daughter, who in turn set up the company Lunardelli Venezia. This brother and sister team had a vision of producing wooden objects that would adhere to the highest standards of artisanal excellence while adapting to contemporary methods of production and an increasingly demanding market.

Audio guide

Audio guide

A free audio guide, available to stream from 10 April to 1 May, will enhance your experience of Homo Faber in Citta. Discover more about Venice, its crafts workshops and its heritage as a city of craftsmanship, to complement your personal tour.


Where you'll be

Address Calle Seconda del Cristo, 2210a
30125, Venice

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Things to know

  •   Guest requirements

    Please stay informed about the latest Covid safety requirements in Venice and comply with any requests from the venues you visit, to ensure the safety of yourself and the participating artisans.

  •   When to arrive

    Make sure you arrive on time at each venue (although no more than ten minutes early), to make the most of your experience and the artisan’s time. Please call the venue ahead of time if you are likely to be late.

  •   Cancellation policy

    Please let us know if you wish to cancel your booking so that we may offer the opportunity to another visitor. Cancel or rebook directly on your account or via your confirmation or reminder email. If cancelling on the day of your event, kindly inform the venue by telephone.