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Italian suit designer Castangia 1850 is opening its first permanent U.S. showroom at 521 Madison Avenue in Midtown, Commercial Observer has learned. The 168-year-old suit maker has agreed to take 1,800 square feet spanning the entire second floor of the eight-story, roughly 15,000-square-foot office and retail building between East 53rd and East 54...

È un nome iconico della cultura del design italiano fondato da Maddalena e Fernando De Padova nel 1956 con un piccolo showroom a Milano in cui venivano importati arredi scandinavi: l’azienda De Padova – produttrice su licenza della linea americana di mobili per la casa e l’ufficio Herman Miller – diviene nel tempo un punto di riferimento grazie all...

“This is Italy”, questa è l’Italia: l’Italia delle eccellenze imprenditoriali, del design ma anche della qualità tecnologia e dello stile di vita ammirato ed emulato: un’Italia che - se n’è parlato a New York nell’headquarter di Intesa San Paolo (Isp) a Down Town - ha esportato nel 2017 merci e servizi per 40 miliardi di dollari, con un avanzo di 2...

Pasquale Giacobbe, 31 anni, barbiere da quando ne aveva 13. Una grande tenacia e una gran voglia di farcela che lo ha portato fin dall’altro lato dell’oceano. Dalla sua Napoli sbarca negli Stati Uniti 8 anni fa. Prima un anno a Miami e poi, finalmente, New York. Una valigia ed un sogno: aprire una barberia italiana. Sogno che oggi ha un nome e un c...

Last week the Italy America Chamber of Commerce held its 2nd Board Meeting of 2018. During the meeting the newly elected and reconfirmed members of the board were introduced and Alberto Milani was confirmed as for his 2nd term. President Milani then appointed the his new executive committee: Rocco Totino Grassi & Co. as Treasurer; Enrico De Alessan...

The Italian Trade Agency (“ITA”) is a governmental entity with diplomatic status which promotes the internationalization of the Italian companies, in line with the strategies of the Ministry for Economic Development. ITA provides information, support and advice to Italian and foreign companies. The Italian Trade Promotion Agency (ITA) is currently...

Dalla Puglia al Diamond district a Manhattan. Sara Greco, 35enne designer di gioielli ha scelto New York per concretizzare una passione coltivata sin da adolescente nei laboratori di provincia intorno a Lecce, da dove viene. Con una velocità tipica della città che non dorme mai, Greco si è adattata all'arte americana del gioiello per promuovere il...

Win on Sunday, sell on Monday. In the automotive world, it’s an old axiom that still holds today. For Ducati’s (VOW.DE) factory racing team, a win earlier this month at its home Italian MotoGP was a brief respite for what has been a tough season for them. But, tough season or not, Ducati’s name and heritage means it will sell bikes, even in the lea...

Fifth Avenue and Park Avenue in New York City need no introduction, but few may know the stories behind these streets and their buildings. In fact, while the imposing walls of the limestone apartment buildings that frame Central Park may feel like the very fabric of the city, these buildings are a relatively modern creation, less than 100 years old...

Fantini USA has announced its second annual Fantini Design Awards, recognizing excellence in kitchen and bath design throughout North America. The call for entries runs through July 15, 2018 and encourages architects, designers and developers inspired by water and passionate about Italian design to submit entries at www.fantiniusa.com/designawards....

If you love it so much why don't you marry it? Or maybe just get married with it?  Pizza lovers, this one is for you. A pizza company has launched what it thinks might be the newest trend in wedding fashion: The coordinating pizza bouquet and boutonniere. Yes, this is real life.  Villa Italian Kitchen, a quick-serve pizza joint often found in malls...

C’era anche l’Italia la scorsa settimana a New York alla 30esima edizione della International Contemporary Furniture Fair una delle più importanti fiere internazionali del design di interni e del mobile, a cui prendono parte oltre 36.000 fra produttori, architetti ed esperti, distributori, grossisti. Tenutasi nei 165.000 mq. del Jacob K. Javits Con...