Artist Sergio Fiorentino's Majestic Home and Studio by +CStudio Architetti in Noto, Italy

With the help of +CStudio Architetti, part of a monastery’s 1720 refectory in Noto, Italy, was converted into a studio where Sergio Fiorentino paints his canvases in oil and acrylic. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.  

Fiorentino’s sculpture Migration of Tuna is iron, brass, and copper. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.  

Across the courtyard stands a 1749 church, now deconsecrated. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.  

Fiorentino and a friend install the former’s canvases Without Looking Portrait, Face, and Mother and Child in the church. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.  

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Ponti side chairs are paired with Vittorio Nobili armchairs in the dining area, where vintage ceramic vases fill a niche. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.  

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An Italian 1940’s chalk sculpture inhabits Fiorentino’s entry. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.  

These canvases belong to Fiorentino’s Face series. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.  

The kitchen’s ’50’s sconces are glazed aluminum, glass, and brass. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.  

Behind the kitchen’s cast-iron island, steps in the same material ascend to a sleeping loft with chairs attributed to Gio Ponti. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.  

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Bagnante, a glazed ceramic sculpture by Ugo La Pietra, rises from the living area’s fireplace. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.  

The living area’s cement floor tile, colored in around 1930 to resemble ceramic, anchors Gianfranco Frattini rocking chairs, a Federico Munari sofa and lounge chair, and a Gastone Rinaldi armchair. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.  

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A credenza that Fiorentino built himself screens the loft’s bed. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.  

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A ’50’s mirror and sconce enliven the bathroom. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.  

Fiorentino walks through the courtyard, toward his studio. Photography by Filippo Bamberghi/Photofoyer.  

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