LIMITED EDITION BOOKS.
ONE-OFF PRINTING AND NUMBERED PUBLICATIONS.
There is nothing like a Book to tell a Story.
A Book for true Connoisseur, who looks to the future and who desires a Book created in the most upscale way. A person who makes an Investment whose Cultural and Economic Value is bound to increase over time.
A Book that is a Numbered and Certified Work of Art.
A Book that honors people and memorializes their accomplishments and history, by narrating the lives of past and present family members.
A Book that collects unique stories and images to be narrated and preserved for the generations to come.
A priceless Book bound to become forever a family heirloom enjoyed for generations.
STORIES OF CORPORATE AND FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESSES
A Book bears ever-lasting witness to the entrepreneurial history of a Family, to a person’s farsightedness and intuition, to a sound business where teamwork is the key to success.
A book or corporate biography enhances one’s legacy, in some cases by disseminating historical and vintage icons or offering specific retrospectives. It is a potentially endless high-storytelling tool.
Innovative business stories and lessons from the past can be rediscovered, but also complex or futuristic historical changes can be documented through words and images.
A book that, thanks to its special reflective and testimonial function, can become the starting point for creating or enhancing corporate identity and legacy starting from its roots.
EXCELLENCE IN THE ITALIAN PUBLISHING WORLD
The Master Craftsmen and Artists who are responsible for the creation of the D’ORO Collection Volumes have for many generations held the secrets of the ancient bookbinding techniques which they skillfully use alongside advanced state-of-the-art technologies to create the perfect conditions for a D’ORO Collection Volume to become a unique masterpiece.
AUTHENTIC ITALIAN STYLE
D’ORO Collection Publishing House has its headquarters and renowned artisan workshops along Via Appia Antica in the very heart of Rome, where deep historical roots still imbue and influence the creation of the books.
A symbolic place for a Company that has contributed to making Italian products an excellence which is largely achnowledged worldwide.
OFFICIAL STATE PUBLICATIONS
Given the ability to create Volumes which are unique in style and contents, D’ORO Collection has since its early years acted as Official State Publisher in many countries. This highly prestigious and respectable activity carried our with discretion and excellent mastery has largely contributed to increasing the Publishing House reputation making it well-known worldwide.
D’ORO Collection has a record of many Official State Publications for several countries including Argentina, Belgium, Egypt, France, Israel, Italy the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Spain, Vatican City State, the United States of America and Sweden.
Being highly appreciated also by Kings, Heads of State and Popes, the publications signed by D’ORO Collection stand for high cultural level and great prestige.
Since its early years, D’ORO Collection Publishing House has had the opportunity to create and assemble made-to-measure works of art for private clients. One-off or numbered publications and limited editions ranging from biographies through photographic reports all the way to careed tributes: all books are made by using the ancient Italian bookbinding techniques.
D’ORO Collection Publishing House cooperates with accredited expert biographers who are witty, insightful cutting edge writers capable of creating an unrivalled reading experience. Borderless works which are written and conceived in the desired language where even the slightest nuance is expressed in all its strength.
Entrusting D’ORO Collection with a Made-to-Measure Book means giving life to a Unique Publication, that will remain forever.
BOOKBINDERS AND MASTER CRAFTSMEN
Every D’ORO Collection Volume is hand-stitched by Master Bookbinders who have for many generations preserved and handed down the ancient Italian bookbinding techniques.
The pages are positioned on wooden frames of the type used in Middle Ages and are stitched one by one using a cotton thread.
Each step required for making a D’ORO Collection Book – using manual techniques in accordance with tradition – is taked care of by Craftsmen who have handed down this job from one generation to the next for more than 300 years.
Given their expertise, these craftsmen have contributed and still contribute to making D’ORO Collection Publishing House quite unique.
Through the past two decades the 24-karat gold covers – which are strong artistic impact and add value to all D’ORO Collection Volumes – have become a true icon of D’ORO Publishing House. They are authentic works of art made according to different sculpting techniques: they are a magnificent way to enshrine the pages of the Books and add prestige to all Publications.
Each work by D’ORO Collection is the result of superb know-how and craftsmanship which skillfully merge following the lines of culture and beauty.
Several renowned Italian artists contribute to the creation of a Book: painters for the original paintings, sculptors for forging the covers, master goldsmiths for goldwork and engravings.
CORPORATE ANNIVERSARY – WHEN A COMPANY BECOMES A BOOK
There’s only one time to celebrate an important anniversary or historic milestone that defines an important change in a Company. It’s a special opportunity to honor a history of innovation, the goals, the perseverance of accomplishment and give a legacy of philanthropy with the creation of a dedicated Book.
It is possible to follow a multiplicity of narrative paths, such as history, the most representative advertising campaigns, the icons that have created the corporate image, as well as new cultural and communicative initiatives, not necessarily taken from the past.
Storytelling can be animated by identity and cultural purposes in order to enhance the corporate legacy.
For this reason, the authors and the team involved in the publishing process are specialized in combining and enhancing humanistic culture and technical-industrial aspects.
CORPORATE MONOGRAPHS- VIP MARKETING TOOLS
A Book that showcases the unrivaled expertise, skills, services or products of a Company. A perfect marketing operation for raising credibility, expanding the exposure and affirming the Brand Identity.
An international investment in image and reputation that remains over time.
A biographical and reflective experience that highlights a winning and at the same time cultural identity.
INSTITUTIONS, MUSEUMS, ORGANIZATIONS
A Book that celebrates 25-, 50-, 100-year anniversaries, including histories, memorable seasons and performances, collaborations with artists, important people, and patronages. A Book that bears ever-lasting witness of the work done and the contributions to society.
CITY AND COUNTRY CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARIES
A Book that celebrates the people, the businesses and the evolutions which made a city or a country great and that shaped their history in the last century, previewing future projects and key evolutions for the next century.
PERSONAL LEGACY BOOKS
ENGAGEMENT AND WEDDING
A book that narrates the years of engagement of a couple and the path to get to the day of the wedding. A Book to show to the guests and glance through on the day of the ceremony. A unique book, a symbol of love, the first memory of a new family, which will be handed down and kept forever.
GRANDFATHER TO GRANDSON
The expectation and birth of a child has always been a moment of great joy. The whole family prepares to welcome a new life, everyone proud and aware of their role: parents, grandparents, uncles and aunts…
Sealing the roots of a family and its values is the most beautiful gift with which grandparents can welcome their grandchild. A gift to be discovered and rediscovered over the years: the symbol of one’s own history.
A book capable of telling the story of a family lineage starting from a family tree, from the collection of photographs and historical artifacts, to the narration of personal stories, traditions and authentic values.
AUTOBIOGRAPHIES, BIOGRAPHIES AND DIARIES
A Book of Memories is the best way to show love to family and close friends. It collects the reflections upon a specific event or aspect of life which is told in an intimate and deep way.
A Book that contains memories of an extraordinary journey is the perfect way to preserve something as a unique part of life. A Book made as a true coffee table book that entertains guests in an intimate way.
A Book that preserves and describes family recipes for the future generations. Every single step is described and illustrated with professional photographs or original drawings to preserve the culinary secrets forever. In each recipe it features helpful tips, family customs, anecdotes and stories to preserve the family heritage and enrich the cooking experience.
A Book created to preserve and pass information about the collections that bear witness to a man’s passions. Be it watches, cars, art, jewelry… Each piece is carefully described, catalogued and displayed through professional photographs. Each description is accompanied by documents, related personal images, anecdotes and stories that help preserve the collection as something unique, part of the family heritage.
A book with a refined, royal or opulent look that shows the family crest or portrays its members. A book with blank pages that welcomes guests and guards the signatures, the thoughts and the dedications that they will want to leave to the family.