5 October 2006 -
7 January 2007

At Home in Renaissance Italy


Maiolica Cards

Renaissance riches abound at the V&A Shop this Autumn. Drawing inspiration from the exhibition the shop is filled with luxurious velvets, textiles, lace, ceramics and food. With exclusive contemporary ceramic commissions by Louise Gibb, food from the Veneto and Tuscany regions, maiolica notelets drawn from the V&A collections, velvet fashion, tapestries and seed mats to name but a few, the shop is the perfect shopping destination this Autumn.

See the selection available online here.

At Home in Renaissance Italy

At Home in Renaissance Italy - Edited by Marta Ajmar-Wollheim and Flora Dennis.
Hardback £45.00. Paperback (exclusive to V&A shop) £24.99.

Featuring contributions from leading scholars and richly illustrated with over 350 beautiful images, this comprehensive book offers a completely fresh exploration of the fascinating domestic world of Renaissance Italy.
Buy 'At Home in Renaissance Italy'

Inside the Renaissance House

Inside the Renaissance House - By Elizabeth Currie
Hardback £14.99.

A delightful tour of the rooms of the Italian Renaissance house, from the sala to the bedchamber, vividly conveying the realities of life in Venice and Florence during this innovative era.
Buy 'Inside the Renaissance House'

Louise Gibb Jug

Limited edition Louise Gibb Jug

Commissioned for the V&A in an exclusive limited edition of only 30 pieces, this exquisite glazed earthenware jug has been hand made and hand finished by British designer Louise Gibb to accompany the At Home in Renaissance Italy exhibition.
Buy the Louise Gibb Jug

Maiolica Plate

Maiolica plate - Fides Amor

A wonderful opportunity to own a unique work of art, an original maiolica serving plate, faithfully turned and painted by hand in Italy to a classic Renaissance design. £165.
Buy the Maiolica Plate