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...

When: April 26 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm - Where: Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960 - Costs: $20 - $40 Ladies’ Night Out is back and you won’t want to miss it! In celebration of special exhibition, Lino Tagliapietra: Master of a Glass Renaissance (opening March 12), we’re thrilled to welcome you to enjoy Italian-themed finger...

On March 2nd, San Francisco celebrated the First Italian Design Day. Hundred Italian institutes worldwide greeted designers, entrepreneurs, journalists, and professors, who acted as Ambassadors of culture and helped understand the impact Italian design has today on art, philosophy, and society itself.Industrial designer Giulio Iacchetti was the Amb...

Who among us isn’t spellbound by the New York City skyline? Whether it’s architecture, design, construction or Instagram, one look at the rooftops and towers and you can’t help but be enchanted. The Chrysler Building has a pretty remarkable effect on Veronica Mainetti, the president of Sorgente Group of America. The night before her interview with...

Milan has recently hosted the Triennale, the first institution for design and for the artistic and creative world in Italy and abroad. As highlighted in a recent report published by Symbola Foundation, in Italy, the origin of design dates back to the 20th century. In particular, the 1950s saw the establishment of the first design school led by grea...

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...