NEWS FROM : ITALY  

by Eliana Di Caro   The South's first restoration school is being finalized in Basilicata, in the heart of the historic centre of Matera, the European capital for Culture 2019, the city of Sassi (stone dwellings, ed.). "The classrooms are almost ready, the last furnishings are arriving. The laboratories for restorations and the scientific la...

by Barbara Millucci   Artificial teeth produced and printed in 17 minutes direct while a patient waits on the couch in the dental surgery. The unique application was launched by the Vicenza DWS (Digital Wax Systems), established in 2007, the third most important company in the world producing 3D printers.   This is the only company in...

The Yoox Group said on Tuesday that it had agreed to merge with its luxury e-commerce rival Net-a-Porter in an all-share deal. The transaction would create an online luxury fashion retailer from two companies that combined to post revenue of 1.3 billion euros, or about $1.4 billion, in 2014, Yoox said. The new company would be called Yoox Net-...

di Rudi Bressa   L'antenato dei frigoriferi - ideato da Leonardo da Vinci - è ora funzionante e in mostra al Museo della scienza e della tecnologia di Milano. Si tratta di un grande mantice con diciotto beccucci che, azionato a mano, concentra un getto d'aria su un contenitore dove tenere ghiaccio o acqua. Era questo per Leonardo il modo per...

Fiat's decision to spin off 10 percent of the 86-year-old brand has prompted speculation about Ferrari's modern legacy—but sometimes the best way to predict the future is to study the past. According to Hagerty, vintage Ferraris have gained seven times their value since 2006.   Even relatively contemporary models (think Ferrari Testarossa) h...

The victory of the US Open by Italian tennis player Flavia Pennetta has been on everyone's lips since Saturday 12th September, when she met her rival and compatriot, Roberta Vinci, making history as it was the first time an Italian woman reached the singles final of the US open and that two Italian women met in the final. If Pennetta previously bea...

di Camilla Mozzetti   Scorrono le immagini di Papa Clemente, il trionfo di Cesare, il corpo straziato di Pasolini. A spiegare quei volti e la storia che custodiscono, è l'artista che li ha creati: William Kentridge, arrivato quasi a sorpresa a Roma per presentare la sua opera - Trionfi e lamenti - che dal 21 aprile sarà visibile sui muraglio...

The movie "Non Essere Cattivo", directed by Claudio Caligari and released after his death earlier this year, will be Italy's candidate for the best foreign-language film award at the 2016 Oscars. The movie was chosen from among nine contenders by a committee at the Italian National Association of Film, Audiovisual and Multimedia Industries (ANICA)....

by  Chiara Beghelli   Another billion women will enter the workforce during the next ten years. This is good news not only for equal opportunity, but also for shoe producers. According to a report by Transparency Market Research, the "women's professional" will be the largest-growing category of footwear and will drive the sales of this...

From classic comfort foods to regional standouts and desserts, we'll be sharing a new recipe with you each week. Find other dishes of the week here. This week, we're sharing a NOLA classic, the muffuletta.   When you think of New Orleans sandwiches, we're sure the iconic po-boy is the first to come to mind. But the second favorite betwe...

By Peppe Aquaro   Tutto inizia e ricomincia con un push o con un touch. Che siano le vetrate trasparenti all'ingresso della prima sala, "Pianeta blu", o che si schiacci il tastino dell'iPhone, cambia poco. Siamo all'Acquario di Genova, che, in occasione dei suoi primi 25 anni, si è rifatto il "tech-look".   Costa Edutainment - sono lo...

Bergamo e lo sport, un amore che va ben oltre le discipline più nazional-popolari: l'ultimo esempio riguarda il cheerleading, poco diffuso in Italia ma conosciuto grazie ai film americani. A Bergamo c'è chi si è lanciato in questo mondo e ora raccoglie frutti dolcissimi.   La scuola Diamond Cheers Elite di Cologno al Serio porterà infatti du...