by Leonard F. Amari   This month we highlight the distinguished career of architect John Vinci. Subjects for this column come to the attention of the author in various ways.   An article in the Chicago Tribune about the controversial three sets of copper-clad wood exterior doors at the cost of nearly $670,000 in our state capitol br...

Louise Fili — the American graphic designer behind the iconic branding of products like Tate's cookies and Late July crackers — remembers exactly when she first became interested in Italian typography: She was 16 and on her first trip to Italy when she spotted a billboard for Baci Perugina chocolates.   In the years that followed, Italian de...

Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Commission announce the official call for entries for the 2015 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition.   Now in its third decade, the annual awards program honours the work of North American architects and designers who create exceptional spaces using Italian cera...

By Valeria Robecco Dopo il New York Times Building e la Morgan Library, e in attesa dell'inaugurazione della nuova sede del Whitney Museum, prevista per il 2015, anche la Ivy League si rivolge a Renzo Piano.   L'architetto conferma il forte legame con gli Stati Uniti presentando a New York la sua nuova opera, la ristrutturazione e l'ampliam...

  WTI Magazine #62    2015 June, 12Author : livingadamis.it      Translation by:   MADE.com Outdoor is a selection of outdoor furniture perfect in the garden, but also for decorating terraces, balconies and gazebo that complement the furniture catalog of the company. The collection includes complete garden set...

by Chiara Beghelli   What about enjoying a cocktail and some small talk on the streets in early spring evening, after having spent hours visiting stands in huge Rho-Fiera buildings on the outskirts of Milan?   Definitely yes, for the thousands of people that every year pay a visit to "Fuorisalone" events, spread out over Milan during...

by Serena Perfetto   "Creativity is the way to transform dreams into reality": there is no better quote we could hope to end our conversation with Serena Zanello during the Spring Show at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.   Young, Italian, woman, entrepreneur, Serena moved to California a few years ago, after she complet...

The US is a wonderful country in many ways, but ask any aficionado of stylish design, and they'll tell you that craft and artistry of fine European furniture stands far above any offerings found on this side of the Atlantic.   Further still, while you'll find impressive furnishings in areas like Paris and London, many say that nothing compar...

The Italian landscape has always been a great attraction. The nature, the masterpieces of art, the enchanting cities. The quality of life is special. To let oneself go is only natural. And the Italians? Stereotypes depict them as outgoing and gallant. Lovers of the "Made in Italy" brand admire their creativity and know-how.   We have decided...

by Jennifer Clark   The bright red race cars at the Museo Ferrari attracted almost as many visitors last year as Jackson Pollock's iconic splashings at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice. In August, the museum hit a new all-time record for daily visitors, 2,422 -- more than the Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan had on Easter Sunday. W...