Shirley Lewis spent about a month ?stalking? these Liberty buildings in Florence, both near the centre and farther afield. Follow her blog at http://fromflorenceandback.weebly.com.
Although Florence is inseparably tied to her Renaissance, Romanesque and Gothic roots and does not willingly stray towards modernism, another architectural style is apparent in some areas of the city: art nouveau. In Italy, the style was initially called ‘Floral,’ then &