U.S.-based entrepreneur Amanda Carye id building a bridge between Italian shoemakers and American customers. When she spent six months in Italy for a business course, Ms. Carye met artisans who could make a beautiful shoe out of any material, including furlane, which was very popular not a long time ago. Amanda Carye found furlane shoes “highly fun...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles made an emphatic statement about the future of its Alfa Romeo brand with its second-quarter TV commercial during the Super Bowl. The ad, "Riding Dragons," made it clear that, after years of frustrating delays in relaunching its Italian sports-car brand in the U.S. market, FCA is committing itself to come through on the amb...

Italy has won the 2017 Coin of the Year Award. It will be given the trophy Feb. 4 at the World Money Fair in Berlin. An international panel of judges selected the country’s silver 10 euro issued to mark 70 Years of Peace in Europe. This coin and all coins in the competition are dated 2015. The 10 euro also will claim the title of Most Artistic Coin...

It makes sense for Lady Gaga to be wearing lots of patriotic sports-themed apparel, like her football purse, in the days leading up to her performance at what might be the most American sporting event of the year, the Super Bowl. Which appears to be why she chose to where a red, white and blue trendy track ensemble at Thursday’s Pepsi Zero Sugar Su...

On the 19th and the 20th of May 2017 a special event entirely dedicated to the interior design professionals will be held in the Miami Design District. “The Best of Italian Design” is a 2 day-event and it will take place on May 19-20. It is addressed to a target of 300+ architects and interior designers, members of the American Institute of Archite...

Oltre 3.000 imbarcazioni e 2000 espositori provenienti da tutto il mondo, attrazioni e attività all’insegna della navigazione, incontri con esperti, distributori e produttori della nautica, affari speciali ed incentivi: tutto questo dall’11 al 15 febbraio al Miami Boat Show, il salone nautico più importante degli Stati Uniti dove nutrita è la prese...

La 12ma Conferenza dei Ricercatori Italiani nel Mondo si terrà il 25 Marzo, 2017 nell’Auditorio del Consolato Generale d’Italia a Houston (TX). È stata organizzata dal COMITES di Houston (rappresentante degli stati Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma) e dal Consolato Generale d’Italia a Houston. La conferenza ospiterà ricercatori Italiani di a...

After the holidays, bid your home a vibrant "Happy New Year!" – or "Felice Anno Nuovo!" – by bringing a little Italy into your kitchen. America's midcentury modern movement is making a comeback with the flowing curves and dramatic angles of Italian design that never went out of style in Europe, says Amir Ilin, director of North American sales...

The affinities between both Red Hook, Brooklyn, and Venice, Italy, aren't immediately apparent—until, that is, Aldo Andreoli draws attention to them. "Both were built on land that is subject to flooding," he says of the up-and-coming neighborhood and the biennale art capital.   "I absolutely believe that Red Hook will become the next place f...

  WTI Magazine #78    2016 April 15Author : UNIONCAMERE      Translation by:   One of the oldest congregations of shoemakers was founded in Venice in the 13th century. The Statute of the Congregation was reformed in 1268, the year used to calculate the duration of the Art of the Calegheri. The seal of the "Conf...