Sofia Lugo

Coming to Urbino has given me great journalistic experience, while also giving me the change to immerse myself in a foreign culture. I also got the chance to meet amazing people, from Urbino and those part of the Urbino Project too, who taught me a lot in this short time too. It was a very valuable adventure.

Stories by Sofia Lugo

  • The smell of paint fills the quiet, wide room. This is the art restoration lab of the University of Urbino, where professor Michele Papi teaches...

    Healing the Cracks

    By Sofia Lugo
    The smell of paint fills the quiet, wide room. This is the art restoration lab of the University of Urbino, where professor Michele Papi teaches...

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  • Michele Papi and his sister, Federica Papi, established their own restoration business, Il Compasso, in 1983. Here are some of the works they have restored...

    Restoring Urbino

    By Sofia Lugo
    Michele Papi and his sister, Federica Papi, established their own restoration business, Il Compasso, in 1983. Here are some of the works they have restored...

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  • The Ducal Star, a glass lampshade based on a mathematical design that dates back to the 1400s, is a symbol of Urbino’s Renaissance.

    Divine Light

    By Sofia Lugo
    The Ducal Star, a glass lampshade based on a mathematical design that dates back to the 1400s, is a symbol of Urbino’s Renaissance.

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