Artisan, craft & design tours in Europe and around the world.

The Tour Studio offers unique travel experiences to fellow design and artisanal craft lovers. Join us for specialised tours and exclusive workshops. Gain access to exceptionally talented individuals and visit some of the best design destinations in the EU.

Upcoming Tours

Credenza collection by Patricia Urquiola and Frederico Pepe for Spazio Pontaccio

Credenza collection by Patricia Urquiola and Frederico Pepe for Spazio Pontaccio

Milan Design Week

Mon April 16 - Tues April 24, 2018 (9 days)   REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN

Experience the excitement of Milan and be part of the world's biggest design event. Spend 5 nights in central Milan visiting curated highlights of the incredible Fuorisalone and Salone del Mobile. Then relax and unwind at Lake Como in the beautiful lakeside town of Bellagio. 


Scandinavian Design

June 2019

More information and itinerary coming soon. Register your interest and receive announcements about this tour.


Textile Weaving Workshop ~ Umbria, Italy

Sun May 14 - Sun May 21, 2017 (8 days)


Are you a textile/fibre/craft lover, a textile designer, or a beginner/intermediate weaver? Imagine a week immersing yourself in a friendly and relaxed Italian community atmosphere, participating in hands-on weaving workshops on traditional floor looms and visiting local art and craft hotspots.

Handwoven Textiles ~ Perugia to Florence, Italy

Thu May 31 - Tues June 12, 2018 (13 days)   SOLD OUT - Waiting list only


A fabulous tour for textile lovers, designers, weavers and fibre enthusiasts. Enjoy 5 days of hands-on weaving workshops with some of the remaining artisans and textile designers still working in the Italian handmade ‘tessitura a mano’ tradition.

Spend a further 7 days exploring beautiful central Italy, visiting stunning textile studios and exclusive fabric houses in Perugia, regional Tuscany and Florence.


Lithography Workshop ~ Umbria, Italy

Sun May 14 - Fri May 19, 2017 (6 days)

Founded in 1799, Tipografia Grifani Donati is one of the oldest printing houses still operating in Italy, producing fine art prints on vintage 19th and early 20th century machinery. An amazing artisanal print house and incredible working museum, Grifani Donati offer short courses to artists and students of art.

This workshop includes a 3 day stone lithography course and a day trip to Perugia, visiting two stunning artists’ studios and the Umbrian national gallery.