The Italians are known for their artisanship when it comes to leather, be it bags, clothes or shoes. In the newly released book, The Italian Art of Shoemaking: Works of Art in Leather, author Cristina Morozzi delves into the world of luxury shoemaker Moreschi, exploring the creative processes and craftsmanship that goes into making the perfect pairs of shoes.

Renowned for its exceptional shoes created from only the finest materials, Moreschi's  whole production process is confined into one single space, from receiving the raw leather right up to the point of delivery. Dialogues with the Founder of the Maison, Gianbeppe Moreschi, as well as its master craftsmen, along with a dazzling display of high-quality images from award-winning photographer Gio Martorana, ensures that the book provides an illuminating look at how the Italians produce their fine shoes. 

The Italian Art of Shoemaking: Works of Art in Leather is available at rizzoliusa.com.