Walking through the historic city center of Modena, Italy, cobblestone streets dating back centuries meander away from the main square, lined with boutiques, cafes and gelato shops. Couples walk arm-in-arm, laughing groups of friends and window shoppers stroll underneath the arcades. Noticeably absent from the scene are cars - the rules are that on...

It’s expected to fetch $1.3 million when it goes under the hammer in Arizona next month. The Ferrari F12 was a fabulous supercar in practically every way, but that didn’t stop the Italian automaker from improving on near-perfection. The result was the ferocious F12 tdf named after the Tour de France and the legendary 250 GT Berlinetta Tour de Franc...

In the 1930s, Elsa Schiaparelli, the cantankerous, iconoclastic, innovative Italian fashion designer who had adopted Paris as her home, was at the height of her career. She had captured the interest and following of celebrities, the press, and women in Europe and the US. She had tested boundaries, made headlines, and become a vibrant part of Parisi...

The itinerant European art biennial Manifesta has revealed the concept for its upcoming edition, opening in Palermo, Sicily in the summer of 2018. Naming ‘creative mediators’ rather than curators (pushing for an interdisciplinary collective with expertise beyond the contemporary art world) these include architects Pestellini Laparelli and Andrés Ja...

The maxi open of Mangusta 110 series has been announced as the latest American market sale for the Italian innovators, confirming just how the unrivalled features answer the demands of their devoted American client base. It is no surprise the American Buyer has looked towards Mangusta 110 as the cruising vessel answering the desires of their lifest...

La pizza ha scatenato le idee di designer e creativi under 35 dei cinque continenti impegnati nella prima edizione del Desita Award-Pizza experience. A trionfare tra i 700 progetti presentati è stato il napoletano Vincenzo Sorrentino che, ispirato dal cibo-icona della sua città, ha progettato una pizzeria 'nomade', ovvero una struttura in legno fac...

Curator Maria Cristina Didero renewed her partnership with Fendi by commissioning a suite of living room furniture titled “Welcome!” for Design Miami 2017.  Chiara Andreatti, the Milan-based designer, has interpreted the concept by drawing inspiration from the north-Italian countryside. The ideas of countrified luxury and elegance underscore the co...

The Gallery at Reinstein|Ross in the West Village (30 Gansevoort Street - New York, NY 10014) will be hosting a reception for the artist Chiara Scarpitti this coming Friday, December 8th from 3-7pm. Her exhibition, Poetic Adornments, is currently on view through January 15th, 2015. Chiara is a well respected artist and educator from Italy. She is b...

Panerai, a brand with deep-rooted history dating back to the 1800’s, has been a consistent front-runner in the luxury watch industry, combining its Italian heritage with Swiss technology and nautical-inspired design elements. With a loyal following who’ve even gone so far as to coin a term to identify themselves – Paneristi – the brand has become p...

The Italian designer, who took over the role of Artistic Director of the legendary Versace house 20 years ago following her brother Gianni’s death, will accept the award at a ceremony to be held on December 4 at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Versace said she was “truly honoured” to receive the award, stating: “For 40 years my brother and I have...