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Future Proof Designs.
Classically Inpspired.

We are Swifty, a premier architectural and industrial design agency located in Florence. We specialize in cutting edge design to provide our clients breathtaking modern solutions to their structural needs. There is no client too large or too small for us. At Swifty, we believe that beautiful solutions should be available to any and every client, regardless of their budget.

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Swifty architectural design has been a leader in architecture and design for over 60 years now, with more than 6,000 active clients. In 2016, we won the Pritzker Prize for our work in Madrid, and this year we’re in talks for the Royal Gold Medal.

Our firm has housed some of the industry’s most influential architects, including Michael Mullins, Marco Giovanni, Alessandro Rossi, and Luca Bianchi.


Our designs merge artistic expression and utilitarian function.

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Welcome to Mangasplaining!

Mangasplaining! A podcast for people who don't read much manga and want to know where to start! Listen here or wherever you get your podcasts! And Hey, we've started a newsletter and publishing endeavour, MSX. Subscribe below!

Here's what's coming up on the podcast:

Ep. 99  Pluto vol. 1 by Naoki Urasawa, Takashi Nagasaki, based on a story by Osamu Tezuka (VIZ Media)
Ep. 100 Okinawa by Susumu Higa (Fantagraphics/MSX) - Interview with Jocelyne Allen and Andrew Woodrow-Butcher
Ep. 101  Real vol. 13 by Takehiko Inoue (VIZ Media)
Ep. 102  Not All Girls Are Stupid by Minami Q-ta (Starfruit Books)
Ep. 103  What’s Michael by Makoto Kobayashi (Dark Horse)
Ep. 104 Blood Blockade Battlefront by Yasuhiro Nightow (Dark Horse)
Ep. 105 Goodbye, Eri by Tatsuki Fujimoto (VIZ Media)
Ep. 106 Nejishiki by Yoshiharu Tsuge (D&Q)

Find many of these books at your local comic/manga specialty shop or independent bookstore or maybe even your local library!

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  1. Glad you all are back and are doing okay! :D


A Podcast that recommends great manga to folks who haven't read much manga before!

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Coming Up on Mangasplaining:

  • Ep. 105 Goodbye, Eri by Tatsuki Fujimoto (VIZ Media)
  • Ep. 106 Eniale & Dewiale Volume 1, by Shirahama Kamome (Yen Press)
  • Ep. 107 Nejishiki by Yoshiharu Tsuge (D&Q)
  • Ep. 108 Cherry Magic Volume 1, by Yuu Toyota (Square Enix)
  • Ep. 109 River’s Edge, by Kyoko Okazaki (Kodansha)
  • Ep. 110 The Yakuza's Bias Volume 1, by Teki Yatsuda (Kodansha)
  • Ep. 111 Heavenly Delusion Volume 1, by Masakazu Ishiguro (Denpa)
  • Ep. 112: AKIRA Volume 5, by Katsuhiro Otomo (Kodansha)
  • Ep. 113 Season 4 Retrospective

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  1. Glad you all are back and are doing okay! :D

Hey Sorry about this! We had a theme crash. We will fix it in the next week or so. - Christopher