Perhaps no single architect has had a more profound influence on the buildings and public places that defined 20th-century Seattle than Fred Bassetti. From the Seattle Aquarium to the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building, from Woodland Park Children's Zoo to Seattle Municipal Tower, Bassetti's portfolio includes some of the city's most iconic spaces....

Range Kleen Manufacturing, one of the largest manufacturers of replacement range accessories, has partnered with Italian cookware company Moneta. The Moneta line offers affordably priced, high-quality cookware lines with Italian design and heritage that complements Range Kleen's Berndes line, which is made in Germany.   Range Kleen's pa...

Why does a Maserati look, sound and feel so uniquely different? How does Maserati honor bespoke traditions, built over its 101-year history, to create a thoroughly modern, state-of-the-art driving experience?   To answer these questions and share the passion that defines Maserati, the Trident has partnered with the totally transformed Peters...

A new way to move around town, "democratic", eco-friendly and Made in Italy: the new Askoll electric bike eB1 and electric scooter eS1 are already in stores.   The sleek innovative vehicles, the first devoted to the electric mobility entirely designed and manufactured in Italy, stem from the collaboration between Emo design, the industrial d...

by Caroline Roux   "If you consider your brand to be an expression of design, then you have to participate in contemporary design," asserts Angelo Bonati, the CEO ofPanerai, producers of the flamboyantly large but nonetheless restrained watches that are found on many a fashionable wrist these days.   "As a company we don't introduce n...

The independently produced documentary MEN OF THE CLOTH premieres in Boston on Thursday December 10th at 7 PM at the Museum of Fine Arts. The film by Vicki Vasilopoulos is an inspiring portrait of three Italian master tailors. It received production grants and seed funding from the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and had its world premi...

Ducati Scrambler and Italia Independent present their new creations in Miami. During the week of the prestigious contemporary art exhibition "Art Basel" at the Setai Hotel, the two brands launched a new limited edition Ducati Scrambler and a collection of dedicated sunglasses inspired by the "Land of Joy," the theme that characterizes the iconic mo...

by Margalit Fox   Mariuccia Mandelli, an Italian fashion designer whose long list of credits includes the shortest of achievements — she was widely described as having invented hot pants — died on Sunday at her home in Milan. She was 90. In a statement, Matteo Renzi, the Italian prime minister, paid tribute to Ms. Mandelli. Ms. Man...

Bruno Magli, which will celebrate its 80th anniversary in 2016, has licensed Marcraft Apparel Group to produce its inaugural men's tailored clothing collection. The line of suits, sport coats, shirts and ties will launch for fall and retail for $895 to $995 with special fabrics selling for up to $1,495, according to Marcraft's Joe Gordon. The...

Italian design brand Arper has opened a New Yorkshowroom, following in the footsteps of other European brands setting up shop in the US. Arper – founded in 1989 in Italy – debuted its Manhattan store on 19 November in Soho, at 476 Broadway, near showrooms for Luceplan, Foscarini, Ingo Maurer and other leading design brands.   Encompassi...