scatto italiano is a brand of handcrafted bikes created by italian designers giuseppe gurrado and pietro nicola coletta.
based on the tradition of ‘made in italy’ the project seeks to
establish connections with local craftsmen who have passed down their
knowledge and skills through family generations. the components all come
from a different specialists – the steel columbus frame has been
sourced from antonio taverna of vetta in padova, while the painter works
for the family-run company mion, whose attention to detail involved the
preparation of sanding and cleaning the raw frame with non-toxic
products, to painting, finishing and the application of decorations to
the bikes have 25 different color combinations, and all are branded with a small italian flag that is painted by hand. two different types of handlebars are also offered, both of which are constructed out of american walnut wood. people are able to choose and customize their own design through the website, where they will discover the artisans who are involved and watch exactly how scatto italiano bicycles are made.