Barbara Abaterusso’s universe opens its doors to the stunned and curious looks from passers-by at her new space on Via Monserrato 150/A, one of Rome’s most elegant streets, situated in a sixteenth century building as evocative as a temple, where the austerity of the stone columns and cross vaults is offset by the lightness of the laceworks that, in a harmony of textile and metal thread, become decorative motifs on décor and furnishings of great refinement.