Patricia Pistner – Collectors’ Island

April 3, 2021 2:34 pm
Text by Annalisa Merelli There is, once Patricia Pistner has her mind set on something, no stopping her. In 1990, she started working on a doll house: she dreamed up an impossibly detailed miniature mansion with replicas of antique furniture and carpets, a masterpiece of historical research and craft so accurate the Naples Art Museum…

Daniel Rozensztroch – Collectors’ Island

March 15, 2021 11:43 am
Daniel Rozensztroch is a collector of household utensils. His apartment in the Marais district of Paris is filled with a beautiful curation of common objects such as knives, glassware, hairbrushes, herring pots, oil lamps, spoons, hangers, pottery and toothbrushes.   “I do not believe that I have the soul of a collector,” Daniel Rozensztroch said.…

Akin Gökyay – Collectors’ Island

March 2, 2021 4:44 pm
Akin Gökyay has the largest collection of chess sets in the world. He began collecting in 1975 on a business trip to Milan where he bought his first set. In the 46 years that followed his work took him to every corner of the earth, and he bought chess sets everywhere he went. With the…

John Visentin – Fortune Magazine

May 21, 2020 12:49 pm
In early March I photographed John Visentin, the CEO of Xerox, for Fortune magazine. Many thanks to Photo Editor Alexandra Scimecca.

The Ferrari Factory – WIRED Italy

May 7, 2020 1:59 pm
Back in mid February, just a week before Italy became the epicenter of the Covid-19 crisis, I spent the morning at the Ferrari factory on assignment for WIRED Italy. This story is about the use of cobots, which are collaborative robots intended to interact with humans in a shared workspace. This story was part of…