The extraordinary Teatro San Carlo in Naples, built in 1737, is the most ancient opera house in the world. It is an incredible place full of 18th century splendour. This picture was taken in anticipation before the start of the season.
I was playing around with some of my products and thought this was a lovely arrangement of reds. The starfish cushion cover under the red jungle tray, a burst of autumnal colour.
The Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza is an incredible example of late Renaissance architecture with its artful trompe l’oeuil stage scenery giving the appearance of long streets receding to a distant horizon. It was installed in 1585 for the theatre’s first performance and is the oldest remaining stage set still in existence. Well worth a visit.