When the Italian FREMM-class frigate ITS Alpino (F-594) sailed into Baltimore’s Inner Harbor earlier this week, the ship was not just on a good will tour but offered a chance for its builder to show off their entry into the Navy’s new frigate design competition.Alpino was built by Italian ship builder Fincantieri, which through its Marinette, Wisc....

After bringing to the Bay Area events on such iconic masters of Italian design as Vico Magistretti (2014) and Achille Castiglioni (2017), the Italian Cultural Institute decided to put together an initiative that would offer San Francisco audiences a topic that combines the qualities of historical discourse with the imaginative vision of contemporar...

Si chiamavano borghi, ciascuno con la propria identità, il campanile e la salamella tipica. Al Padiglione Italia della Biennale, che si inaugura questa mattina orfano di ministri, ma con la presidente del Senato Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati, il curatore Mario Cucinella li chiama aree interne e sono quelle che costituiscono l’«Arcipelago Itali...

A big addition is coming to the Hill neighborhood in South St Louis.  A piazza is going to be built in the heart of the Italian American community.  You will find piazzas all over Italy.  They are an open-air gathering place that is usually located next to the neighborhood church.  It’s a place where people gather after a church or neighborhood cel...

Tra spazi di Archeologia Industriale come il The Terminal Stores building di Manhattan, il nuovo distretto della creatività di Brooklyn – Industry City – e i sofisticati design store in Madison Avenue e nel cuore di Soho, la cultura del progetto invade New York, in una dimensione del sublime che incanta e stupisce. La magnificenza dell’italian styl...

The high-end style and time-tested craftsmanship of Italian luxury furniture-maker Giorgetti has inspired the form, function, finishes— and lifestyle—for an entire condo development. A mid-rise, Giorgetti Houston broke ground May 15 in the Upper Kirby District, an area of upscale retail, restaurants, galleries and neighborhoods located four miles w...

Connoisseurs of Italian glass will have a rare opportunity to enhance their holdings on May 23, when the Chicago-based Wright auction house holds a single-owner sale of more than 100 works by luminaries such as Fulvio Bianconi, Ercole Barovier, Gio Ponti, Carlo Scarpa, and Thomas Stearns. “This collection, which was built by a Windy City couple ove...

In the 1920s and '30s, architect Rosario Candela designed many sophisticated apartment buildings in New York that are still some of the most desirable addresses in the city. Opening May 17, “Elegance in the Sky: The Architecture of Rosario Candela” at the Museum of the City of New York is the first exhibition devoted to the masterful designer. Orga...

The days are becoming long and hot, and it’s finally time for a vacation. Where do you choose to go? Is it to swap city life for the countryside views, wine glass in one hand and gelato in the other? Is it to meander through cobblestone streets soaking up the surrounding history while the man down the street plays a familiar Dean Martin tune on his...

Maserati is the official automotive sponsor of the 2018 Nantucket Wine and Food Festival, the acclaimed culinary event entering its 22nd year and ending on Sunday, May 20th. During the event, Maserati will deploy its fleet across the island, including the timeless Quattroporte sedan and the luxury Levante SUV. Nantucket displays a sense of scenic w...