Paola Navone's Industrial Style Renovation in Italy

A 200-year-old factory in Umbria is transformed into an inviting home by designer Paola Navone.
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How do you turn an abandoned tobacco-drying plant that started life almost two centuries ago as a silkworm farm into a cosseting, appealing home? Andrea Falkner-Campi and her husband, Feliciano Campi, faced that question after they bought just such a place in Spello, a small Umbrian town about 90 miles north of Rome, in 2008.

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Arlene Hirst
Deputy director of design at Metropolitan Home magazine until it closed in 2009, Arlene Hirst is now a freelance journalist.


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