Special Coral

by Tuesday, 11 June 2019

by VO+ Magazine

Where does the idea and concept of “Color of the Year” come from? On our The Plus special section we asked Leatrice Eiseman and Laurie Pressman, Executive Director and Vice President of the Pantone Color Institute. To understand that just as the coral reefs are a source of sustenance and shelter to sea life, vibrant yet mellow Pantone Living Coral embraces us with warmth and nourishment, providing comfort and reassurance. Than, to make a tribute to one of the rarest and most precious raw materials, we asked to the main “interpreters” of coral – all historical and celebrated...

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Verdi, Quality and Eco-sustainability

The Story of Quality Coral Written by De Simone

by Tuesday, 11 June 2019

by Federica Frosini

«Our path has always been, and still is, linked to the family, starting from our ancestors, who began the business by trading in raw coral in Torre del Greco in the late 1800s. Nowadays, with about 150 years of activity behind us, I can say that carrying on a family business is, undoubtedly, an advantage for business development. We are artisans who are highly respected for product type and for our seriousness. Coral is not easy, in general. It has to be treated with great care, in the cuts, in the selection, in the quality. And what makes De Simone stand out is exactly selection and high...

The Fabulous 4

by Tuesday, 11 June 2019

by Lorenza Scalisi

From Celtic times to the Piazzetta in Capri, coral is always the Made in Italy stone. Here, we talk about its meaning through four keywords: Curiosity, Costume, Character and Care CURIOSITY There are so many stories and legends surrounding coral, used by man since prehistoric times. Coral jewels have been found in Celtic tombs from the Iron Age, while a document signed by Arab geogra- pher al-Idrisi mentioned the beauty of coral from Trapani. Perhaps he had heard the Greek legend about Medusa’s (who was decapitated by Perseus) blood petrified seaweed, turning it red to be transformed...

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Pantone: In Color We Trust

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