Mélanie Murata's work as an architectural designer and artist is heavily informed by her origins and travels.

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Cibrèo Firenze

Restaurant
Via de' Vecchietti, 5, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
Cibrèo Firenze

"Sample Florence's finest kilometer-zero ingredients and handmade pasta at the Cibrèo restaurant, trattoria and cafe in a traditional Florentine setting that transports you to a different time."

Mélanie MURATA

Boboli Gardens

Garden
Piazza de' Pitti, 1, 50125 Firenze FI, Italy
Boboli Gardens

"Take in beautiful views of the city from Boboli Gardens above Florence. The best time of year to visit is the spring when all of the purple Jacaranda flowers are blooming."

Mélanie MURATA

Numeroventi Design Residency

Hotel
Via dei Pandolfini, 20, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Numeroventi Design Residency

"Numeroventi is a boutique hotel where artists and travelers alike can come and stay. Artists can also do design residencies there. It has this special quality and atmosphere that creates this energy of creativity for up-and-coming as well as established artists. It's a good place to gather."

Mélanie MURATA

Mercato di Sant’Ambrogio

Fresh food market
Piazza Lorenzo Ghiberti, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Mercato di Sant’Ambrogio

"Sant'Ambrogio has this magical market, farmers market where all the vendors come and they show off the fresh, kilometer-zero ingredients harvested from the surrounding countryside. It's a feast for your eyes."

Mélanie MURATA

Manifattura Tabacchi

Event venue
Via delle Cascine, 35, 50144 Firenze FI, Italy
Manifattura Tabacchi

"A different kind of co-working space that celebrates craftsmanship where artists have the choice to have a studio or gallery or large workshop. What really defines them is the many artists there who still use their hands to design and work, working through prototypes in real time."

Mélanie MURATA

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