WTI Magazine #62    2015 June, 12Author : Unioncamere      Translation by:   In the summer of 1325, the process for the canonisation of St. Nicholas of Tolentino took place in some towns in the Marche. 371 witnesses from various socila backgrounds were invited to testify in the presence of the papal legates,...

By Marti Gacioch Shoppers seeking antique Italian home furnishings need not journey to Europe to find high-quality pieces. Bellini's Antique Italia in the Solana Beach Design District showcases elegant antique furniture and decorative accessories for all rooms of the home, including living room, dining room, kitchen and bedroom. Owner Jacopo Bell...

by Marta Casadei   The Salone del Mobile is a key event for the home furnishing sector, which has always been the flagship of Italian industry. This year the 54th edition of the trade show will open on Tuesday, April 14 at the Fair of Milan-Rho and will involve 2,000 exhibitors, including furniture, lighting and office accessory companies....

by Laura Cavestri   The Italian government plans to keep fighting for "Made In" labelling. As the Vice Minister for Economic Development Carlo Calenda (who also oversees international trade) has explained: it's yes to a "Made In" limited to five sectors - ceramics, footwear and textile-clothing as proposed by the EU Commission, but also incl...

by Barbara Minafra   Una cascata capace di scrivere messaggi di benvenuto con le gocce d'acqua, un'ampia scalinata che accoglie i visitatori e un orto verticale pieno di piantine che profumano di basilico, menta o rosmarino la terrazza. ll Padiglione a stelle e strisce che racconta il concetto alimentare americano 2.0, è un edificio progett...

EastBanc, Inc. and Jamestown announced onday that Donghia, the contemporary home furnishings design trade showroom specializing in decorative fabrics and furniture, has signed a ten-year lease to occupy a retail space in Georgetown at 3334 Cady's Alley.   Donghia is relocating from the Washington Design Center to Cady's Alley in the 3,413-sq...

By Paul Glader   In the U.S., motorcycles conjure images of loud, reverberating, menacing engines on stout, chrome-heavy frames adorned in black leather. We're talking Harley Davidson rallies in Sturgis and Daytona, the cinematic scenes of Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda in Easy Rider, the disgruntled war veterans, immigrants and roughnecks ri...

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...

In 2014, Milanese design house Zagato celebrated its 95th year in business. Now, a new exhibition and accompanying coffee table book showcase the highpoints of this near-century at the forefront of automotive design... The exhibition, being held at the Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile in Turin until mid-March, celebrates Zagato's influence on the i...

L'azienda Bellini Modern Living, nata nel 2002 con base a Toronto e volta al mercato canadese, sta continuando la sua espansione negli Stati Uniti, già iniziata nel 2007. Così, dopo due anni di lavori, con l'obiettivo di rispondere ad una domanda sempre più elevata di arredamento stile contemporaneo, è stato dato il via alla nuova divisione Bellin...