LOVE DREAM NEED
These are the three levels of emotion on
which the naturalized Italian designer, Simone
Ricart, has based her life philosophy.
in 1959 in Bonn, where her father was ambassador
for the Dominican Republic, at the age of
five they returned to the Caribbean where
she spent her adolescent years.
She went to
high school in New York in the late 70's, enjoying
the new born Soho and the evenings at
But her real dream was Europe, where
she arrived in 1980.
She came to Italy, to Florence,
where she went to study art at Palazzo Spinelli.
Living in privileged art surroundings, first
as a student at Mrs. Vagnetti 's home, wife
of well known painter of the "19th Century" movement.
Later she moved into the beautiful family
home of futurist artist Thayaht in the hills
Florence and its artistic atmosphere
was a permanent influence in her life.
Now she lives between Hamburg, Milano and
the lake of Como.