Recognized by UNESCO as a “Creative City for Design,” Turin is preparing for this fall’s big event by relying on the ideas of 350 young people, almost all of whom are students at IAAD (the Institute of Applied Arts and Design, located at the foot of the Alps). In fact, these young people themselves (in collaboration with the Turin city government a...

Niki and Shaokao Cheng, owners of BoConcept New York, proudly announce the March 1st opening of the first Calligaris Brand Store in New York City. The husband and wife team have owned and operated the BoConcept Franchise in New York and New Jersey for the past 14 years. This is their first foray into a furniture brand outside of BoConcept. “We chos...

Los Angeles is a city obsessed with Italian food. As much as everyone crows on about the amazing taco scene (and it really is fantastic) the fact that Italian food remains so bankable simply cannot be ignored. After all, some of the biggest openings slated for this spring offer an Italian perspective, albeit in very different ways. Here’s a look at...

To understand the meaning of the word design, it is useful to return to the etymological root of the word, from the Latin de-signum, literally "relativo al progetto" ("related to the project"). Seen in this light, design is a modus operandi not only related to solving aesthetic problems, but also to the ability to manage and solve complex problems:...

The first edition of the Italian Design Day (March 2nd) – brainchild of Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ministry of Economic Development, Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, as well as La Triennale di Milano (“Milan Triennial Exhibition”) – that was simultaneously celebrated in one hundred d...

Galleria Ca’ d’Oro announces the opening of their additional Miami gallery at MIAMI IROSIDE situated in the historic Upper Eastside’s neighborhood. Ironside is a vibrant, multidisciplinary urban center envisioned by developer and designer Ofer Mizrahi – composed of showrooms, studios, and co-working spaces that include a diverse group of architects...

It was 12 March 1947 when Enzo Ferrari revved up the engine of the 125 S, the first car to bear his name. The history of the modern Ferrari began with that test drive on the roads around Maranello. What was then a small factory born from a dream – to create an exclusive racing car in a country that was rising from the ashes of war – has over the ye...

The Soave Automotive Group is proud to announce the acquisition of the Alfa Romeo franchise from the Overland Park Alfa Romeo, Overland Park, Kansas. In acquiring Alfa Romeo, Aristocrat Motors will pair it with Maserati, another Fiat Chrysler of America brand which they currently represent. The franchise will be part of the Aristocrat Motors dealer...

Let’s start with a definition of “industrial design,” by Argentinian-born, Milan-based, painter, designer and philosopher, Tomás Maldonado: “Industrial design is a creative activity whose aim is to determine the formal qualities of objects produced by industry. These formal qualities are not only the external features but are principally those stru...

A ridosso del più grande (e meglio conservato) quartiere Art Decò del mondo, proprio di fronte all’Oceano, avrà un segno italiano il futuro panorama urbano di Miami. Nella città della Florida, infatti, sorgerà a breve un ampio complesso residenziale di lusso, il Brickell Flatiron, 64 piani, nel distretto finanziario, costo medio per metro quadro ci...