San Giuseppe, Spello, Umbria

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On the plain below the lovely Umbrian hill town of Spello, this former silkworm factory is now  the headquarters of the Editoriale Campi publishing house. Campi’s Almanacco di Barbanera ( – an annual handbook, originally for farmers but nowadays a fount of folk-wisdom for all – celebrated its 250th anniversary in 2012. To mark the anniversary, a garden reflecting the simple, productive spirit of Barbanera was created.

Design by Peter Curzon & Anne Hanley, 2009-2012


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