Originally from Rome, Federico grew up and now works in Orvieto, Italy a medieval city in Umbria. He began working with leather when he was sixteen years old making bags & accessories. At eighteen, he began the shoemaking process. After apprenticing and then working from home, he succeeded in opening his own shop Federico Badia in 2011. He is passionate about his craft and constantly innovating to make a better product.
Federico’s shop is located on Via Garibaldi (near Piazza della Republica) in the medieval center of Orvieto in Umbria about an hour north of Roma and two hours south of Firenze.
His shop is open Monday through Friday from 9:30-19:30, & Saturday 9:30-1:00.
Via Garibaldi, 27
05018 Orvieto (TR)