To step into a suite designed by Matteo Perduca is to be enveloped by an atmosphere: at once recognisable in its historical particulars, entirely original and invigorating. Having studied and trained as a lawyer, Matteo’s pivot to design and hospitality came with the opening of & Company, his design shop and studio with partner Betty Soldi, where they introduced their love for British arts and crafts to the heart of Florence.
Name your favourite city. What are the top 5 spots here you’d recommend to your best friend when he or she’s in town?
A sandwich at Paul Rothe and Son
Near Marylebone High Street.
The Andipa Gallery
In Walton Street for the effortless style of combining Old Masters and street artists.
For the best range of old furniture.
Down from Paddington to Camden for an unusual run.
An eggs and bacon sandwich
In one of the green shelters for cab drivers that are still around London. There are only 13 left.