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...

Renzo Piano is set to add a 36-story tower in san francisco to his north american portfolio. the ground-up development will be located in the city’s transbay neighborhood, an area undergoing major regeneration, which will also host foster + partners’ new oceanwide center. Plans for the mixed-use building include 69 residential units, a 255-room lux...

From April 4 to 7, Ceramics of Italy will bring one of the largest international contingents to Orlando, Florida for the 28th edition of Coverings. Organized by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) with support from the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, the Ceramics of Italy pavilion will feature 76 booths and over 1...

The design world speaks Italian: of €100 billion in turnover, one third—around €32 billion—is ‘Made in Italy’. Now Italy has decided to take the promotion of their creative products to the next level, by celebrating—through a network of embassies and consulates—the first-ever Italian Design Day in more than 100 cities throughout the world. The curt...

"Simboli dell'ingegno italiano, del nostro stile di vita e del gusto, di saperi, di competenze e della nostra cultura, elementi tanto apprezzati nel mondo". Con queste parole il presidente della Repubblica, Sergio Mattarella, ha consegnato questa mattina i premi "Qualità Italia". L'evento si è svolto al Palazzo del Quirinale, con la partecipazione...

Magazzino, a new home for Italian postwar and contemporary art in the Hudson Valley just north of New York City, will open to the public on June 28, with an exhibition dedicated to the influence and legacy of Margherita Stein, a late Italian dealer associated with artists active in Arte Povera circles and beyond. Formally designated Magazzino for I...

Louise Fili is a graphic designer and lettering artist based in New York City. As the principal of Louise Fili Ltd., she has focused her work on brand development for food packaging and restaurants since she founded her studio in 1989. A protégé of Herb Lubalin and former carte blanche art director at Pantheon Books, her letterforms and work have b...