Rome presented through the spectacular paper architecture of Dario Cestaro, in a pop-up book that recounts the city s history with simple texts and curious anecdotes. A fascinating journey through colourful pages that turn into Rome s most famous buildings, helping even the youngest to recognize their principal characteristics: the Colosseum, St. Peters and the Sistine Chapel, Trevi Fountain, and many others.
Dario Cestaro is an author of children s books, coming up with concept, story, and illustrations. He has specialized in the creation of pop-up books, taking care of the technical aspect too. The media he uses range from watercolor to coloring on the computer to collage. He has also worked as a stage designer. Franca Lugato has devoted herself for years to popularization of the historical and artistic heritage of Venice. In 1996, together with Alessandra Bassotto, she founded the ARTEmisia group in Venice, which develops innovative approaches to education for museums.