Oggi alla Farnesina l’evento di presentazione della Giornata del Design Italiano nel Mondo - Italian Design Day 2018, aperto dal Segretario Generale del Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale, Amb. Elisabetta Belloni. L’edizione di quest’anno dell’Italian Design Day si svolgerà il prossimo 1°marzo in 100 città nel mondo e...

To put a little more pep in the 2018 Fiat 500 lineup's step, the Italian announced Thursday at the Chicago auto show that it is making a more powerful turbocharged engine standard equipment. The new 1.4-liter turbo-4 engine represents a 33 percent increase in horsepower over last year's non-turbo engine. For 2019, the Fiat 500 delivers 135 hp and 1...

Maserati North America is bringing its full 2018 vehicle lineup to the 2018 Chicago Auto Show at the expansive McCormick Place complex. Two Levante vehicles, the "Maserati of SUVs," will be joined by the Ghibli sport sedan, the flagship Quattroporte executive sedan, and the legendary GranTurismo sports car. The show stand display will highlight the...

Pieter Weyts recently opened Bellagio Home furniture boutique at 323 Worth Ave. — and while he doesn’t sell antiques, the Belgium-native thinks that in 100 years, these pieces will be the next generation of antiques. The handmade, Italian furniture in the shop features the Alessandro Vincipieces available in the United States. Vinci, a popular desi...

Da sempre il Design italiano è sinonimo di eccellenza a livello mondiale, grazie all’alta qualità dei materiali, alla grande creatività e innovatività dei designer italiani, al rispetto per l’ambiente durante le fasi della produzione oltre alla cura della grafica, della pubblicità e della confezione. Ideato dal Ministero degli Affari Esteri e dell...

"Made in Naples" but based in Turin, Sara Gironi Carnevale is an Italian graphic designer and editorial illustrator who is developing quite the reputation for challenging contemporary issues through her ironic and satirical artworks. After spending some time in New York after graduation she became inspired by an alternate way of life, which formed...

When: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York - Organized by : ICI - Entrance : Free Judith Gura, author of the recently published book Postmodern Design Complete, and Marianne Lamonaca, Senior Curator/Associate Director of the Gallery at Bard Graduate Center, will discuss the most radica...

When Chicago launched a massive plan in 2000 to overhaul all public housing in the city–knocking down high-rises like Cabrini-Green and slowly rebuilding new communities–residents resisted. They didn’t want to lose their homes, or the tight-knit communities that had formed over decades. But as the plan moved forward, they rallied around a new goal:...

Stylist, photo producer, and author Annette Joseph wanted a space to expand her workshop and teaching business. What she found, or — as the Italian saying goes — the house that found her, is an 8,500 square-foot 12th century fortress in Lunigiana, Italy.  "I knew it would be the perfect location to conduct creative workshops and retreats, and, ever...

Massimo Vignelli may have been Italian by birth, but he lived and worked in New York City (even designing its most notorious subway map) for most of his life—and for more than 30 years, he and his wife/collaborator, acclaimed designer Lella Vignelli, called a three-bedroom duplex on East 67th Street home. Now, that elegant apartment is on the marke...