Wood Carving by Daniele Nencioni
Meet Daniele Nencioni, the wood sculptor and artisan based in the famous craftsmanship neighbourhood of Santo Spirito in Florence since 1980. Through skillful woodcarving, Daniele creates stunning works such as handmade mirrors and wooden chairs, and has worked over the years on impactful projects such as the reconstruction of the Imperial castle in Moscow.
With such an impressive activity, Daniele Nencioni has had the opportunity of working on magnificent and influential projects, such as the reconstruction of the Imperial castle in Moscow, Montecassino’s sacristy and yacht décor and furnishing. Read our interview with Daniele and discover where he draws his inspiration from, why he picked wood as his mean of work and his unmissable spots in Florence.
Which part of Florence do you love the most?
I’m aware that my workshop is of service for a common good, although it is experiencing some difficult times with the cultural detachment from tradition. However, young people who peek in the workshop understand the beauty of learning a craft, and the possibility that such a craft may become your life’s purpose, as it happened to me.