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When developer Alex Sapir needed an architect to design his luxury condo project in Surfside, he chose Antonio Citterio, knowing he could work creatively within the town’s height limit. “What’s interesting [about Surfside’s 120-foot height limit] is that you can be with the design a little bit more experimental, and that is why we brought in Citter...

Brancaccio & Associates is proud to announce that attorney Antonietta Brancaccio Balzano has been selected by the American Immigration Attorney Association (AILA) , South Florida Chapter as the leader of the Cluster Mentor Program. AILA is the national association of more than 15,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration l...

Famous for its denim, the Italian retail clothing company Diesel hopes to make its name in real estate as well. The company announced Nov. 29 that it has partnered with Bel Invest Group, an international real estate investment company based in Vincenza, Italy, on a new Miami-area project. The development will be built on a 1-acre lot in the Wynwood...

Customers of Rosetta Bakery are in for an extra special treat this week with their to-go coffee: Art from Ricardo Cavolo. In celebration of Miami Beach Art Week, Rosetta has teamed up with the Spanish artist to create four uniquely designed coffee cups to replace the bakery’s typical to-go coffee cups from Thursday, Dec. 6 through Sunday, Dec. 9. T...

The world-renowned Italian luxury brand Max Mara will serve as the presenting sponsor of feminist art pioneer Judy Chicago’s exhibition Judy Chicago: A Reckoning at the Institute of Contemporary Art Miami. A Reckoning connects work produced by Chicago between the 1960s and 1990s, including historic and lesser-known pieces that will be on public vie...

PARTY MODE: The inaugural edition of Prada Mode is setting up shop inside the easygoing hostel-hotel Freehand Miami for the Art Basel Miami Beach crowd. The club will serve as a cultural gathering ahead of the fair’s official opening Dec. 4 to 6, offering guests and Prada Mode members a packed schedule, as well as plenty of late-night music and dan...

In honor of Fendi’s 10th anniversary with Design Miami and of its Peekaboo bag, the Italian fashion house tapped Dutch designer Sabine Marcelis to create a series of sculptures that portray Fendi's identity. Marcelis’s luminous works in glass and resin have earned her many admirers in the fashion community; she’s also created installations for Repo...

“Not to get too political, but I feel like it is something that is greatly needed now,” says Raul de Nieves of the public art sculpture he will unveil during Miami Art Week in partnership with Bulgari and Art Production Fund. “We need a sense of uplift and a reminder that we should not lose this hope, as an adult especially. To allow yourself to be...

Peter Vittori will be one of the two recipients of the prestigious Italic Award, a special recognition as “Ambassador of the Made in Italy" that will be presented to him in occasion of the Italic Award Gala, organized by the IACCSE, on December 12th. Since 1990, Peter Vittori has led Sales and Marketing efforts for the MCLA region, which includes M...

Italian luxury menswear designer Stefano Ricci opened its luxurious doors to Miami on Wednesday, November 7th, at its newest flagship boutique in the illustrious Miami Design District. The boutique was over two years in the making, and the final product is certainly a masterpiece. From dark Californian briar-root wood finishes and ultra-luxe pietra...

Ermenegildo Zegna, the Italian luxury fashion house, has teamed up with Farfetch to launch its capsule collection XXX. The exclusive collection is sold only on farfetch.com and at the Miami boutique in the Miami Design District. Artistic Director Alessandro Sartori created an unconventional wardrobe of contemporary and urban pieces matching the ide...

The furniture produced on his factory floor won't bear his company name, but that's fine with Anthony Pennisi. The owner of Domenick's Furniture Manufacturer in High Point, Pennisi's workers assemble the sofa frames, foam and upholstery sent to them by hospitality and health care furniture firms into finished products that they ship to medical offi...