Piano Nobile is an Italian term that founders Isabelle Grizzard Robertson and Nickolas Robertson first heard while living in Venice, where life and work take place just a few steps above sea level. Today, the duo owns a studio is in Ballard, an old boat-building village in Seattle, Washington. Isabelle, an artist, an Nickolas, an arichtect, bring their specialities together to create original pieces that contain elements of structure and surface design, fine art, and fine craft. Through collaboartion and innovation, they are able to create homeware that are not only practical and intelligent, but also stunningly beautiful. Whether crafting limited edition prints on organic cotton or constructing site-sensitive plans for a green home, Isabelle and NIckolas use sustainably-sourced materials whenever possible throughout their design process.