Si riconosce da lontano. Si staglia contro il cielo con forme sinuose, Perchè è proprio impossibile non restare incantati da tanta bellezza. Una bellezza che deve il proprio fascino a tre parole: Made in Italy. Solo lusso e materiali italiani per il Brickell Flatiron, 64 piani di grattacielo della CMC Group fondata da Ugo Colombo e situato nella zo...

Italian leather upholstery brands Incanto and Digio have a large introduction planned for this High Point Market with a product mix designed to differentiate and grow its U.S. business. High-end brand Incanto has eight introductions — two power motion groups, two stationary and four sectionals — all hand-crafted in Italy of 100% top grain leather....

Now in its 24th year, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition—the longest-running award program of its kind—is proud to announce six outstanding projects that wholly represent the competition’s goal of honoring the admirable use of Italian tile in North American architecture and design. Sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of...

Maserati has debuted the Nerissimo Black Edition Ghibli at the 2017 New York International Auto Show. This latest limited edition is only available in the U.S. and Canada and features a deep black exterior color to showcase the Nerissimo “extremely back” Italian expression. Complementing the dark paint are 20-inch Glossy Black Urano wheels, black d...

The Ferretti Group has announced that legendary yachting entrepreneur Carlo Riva, has passed away at the age of 95. Riva was born in Sarnico in 1922 where he still resided before his death, and at a young age he joined the Riva family business, which was founded by his great-grandfather Pietro in 1842. In 1954 he opened the new Riva futuristic ship...

Alfa Romeo will reveal the full lineup of the 2018 Stelvio SUV at the 2017 New York International Auto Show. First seen only in range-topping Quadrifoglio trim at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Stelvio is the brand’s first SUV since the Matta military off-roader of the 1950s.The Stelvio and Stelvio Ti will form the base of the nameplate’s lineup in...

Columbia University is set to unveil two new buildings in a campus expansion designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano. The new campus, located in the Manhattanville (or West Harlem) neighborhood in New York, is the university’s largest expansion in 100 years. Columbia hopes that the Manhattanville expansion will allow for a greater integration of...

A new book, “Entryways of Milan,” celebrates 144 entryways all over the city.  Some embody truly historical design partnerships, from Aldo Andreani’s Palazzo Sola-Busca (1924-1930) marked by the grotesque Symbolist sculptures by Adolfo Wildt, to a 1950s limestone corridor by Gaetano Brusa embedded with the ceramicist Pietro Melandri’s dramatic bas-...

What: Debut of Molteni&C shop-in-shop. Where: BeDESIGN. The scoop: BeDESIGN CEO Adrian Dueñas and lead designer and partner Marcelo Saenz welcomed more than 100 guests to check out the new Molteni&C shop located inside the design store's 6,500-square-foot showroom on West Alabama. Houston Symphony violinist Maxine Kuo performed as guests sipped on...

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has awarded 8 Honorary Fellowship Awards for the year 2017. Recipients include Italian architect Mario Cucinella and architect Giancarlo Mazzanti, winner of the 2016 edition of the Next Landmark contest sponsored by Floornature. The Honorary Fellowship Award is an annual award for architects who are not US...