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Italian label Fabiana Filippi is continuing its North American expansion, opening its second store in the market. After Miami last November, the company has unveiled a 1,507-square-foot unit at the NorthPark Center shopping mall in Dallas. “Opening a store in Dallas is part of a wider strategy, which will see the launch of a series of units in the...

Nell'ambito delle iniziative riguardanti il 50mo anniversario dalla fondazione del Comitato Tricolore per gli Italiani nel mondo, è stato conferito il Diploma d'Onore all' Ing. Antonio Lancione originario di Caporciano in Abruzzo, e residente a Houston in Texas. L'ing. Lancione si e' distinto nella sua professione, raggiungendo la carica  di Vice p...

Italian olive maker Ficacci is launching “Take Eat”, a new pack of chilled fresh olives ready to be eaten for a snack as it seeks to expand its distribution in North America. Speaking on the sidelines of the IDDBA show in New Orleans, export manager David Dottorinipresented its new offer for the US market, where educating buyers to the color and ta...

It all started with a chair. When Jacob Sudhoff and Jerry Hooker were furnishing their home two-and-a-half years ago, they selected a white chair from Italian brand Giorgetti for their foyer. They were smitten with its elegant shape and exquisite finishes, and started looking into its Italian designer. They discovered in Giorgetti a 120-year-old br...

The high-end style and time-tested craftsmanship of Italian luxury furniture-maker Giorgetti has inspired the form, function, finishes— and lifestyle—for an entire condo development. A mid-rise, Giorgetti Houston broke ground May 15 in the Upper Kirby District, an area of upscale retail, restaurants, galleries and neighborhoods located four miles w...

Despite of its ups and downs, as of 2018 it is still clear that the SxSw conference in Austin, Texas is one of the most important – if not the most important – media conference that exists in the world. Split into three main categories (Film, Music and Interactive) as well as several other subcategories (Education, Fashion, Gaming, Wellness etc), e...

The Montegrappa Passport Series is embarking on its maiden voyage and welcomes you to join them. The tour will kick off in New York City and then move to Washington DC and Houston Texas. Each city will provide a different experience, but in the end, its all about sharing the art and love for writing and the amazing Montegrappa fan base and communit...

The ICE-Italian Trade Agency (www.ice.gov.it) is the government organization which promotes the internationalization of the Italian companies, in line with the strategies of the Ministry for Economic Development and of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. ITA provides information, support and advice to Italian and foreign...

Sofidel, an Italian manufacturer of tissue paper, broke ground Friday on a $360 million investment that will include construction of a facility that will support 300 jobs. “Sofidel will build here a new modern, integrated plant to serve the south-central and central-western areas of this great country, where we have been operating since 2012,” Luig...

While most of us can only dream about owning a Lamborghini, the Italian sports car maker believes more Austinites than ever will be purchasing their high-ticket vehicles. That is why the company decided to invest in a dealership here in Austin — recently opening where the Ferrari dealership used to be on North Lamar Boulevard near 42nd Street. For...

Sheppard Air Force Base enjoyed a visit this week from Italian Defense representatives. H.E. Armando Varricchio, ambassador to Italy, traveled to the U.S. with Italian Consul General Elena Sgarbi and Italian Defense Attaché Lieutenant General Luca Goretti. Varricchio has served as the ambassador of Italy to Washington since 2016. Prior to this posi...

It was Giorgetti's sexy Progetti chair that introduced Jerry Hooker and Jacob Sudhoff to one of Italy's finest makers of leather-and-wood furniture: Giorgetti. At the time, the men thought it was an attractive chair that would fit into their modern design aesthetic with its tall, white leather back and sleek wooden legs. On a trip to Italy they vis...