Costruire un ponte tra l'eccellenza del Made in Italy nel creare bellezza e la capacità industriale e tecnologia della Silicon Valley. È questo il fulcro del progetto Making in Italy-Making in Usa: Artisanship, Technology and Design. Innovating with Beauty, che si terrà dall'11 al 24 giugno a San Francisco nell'ambito dell'Anno della Cultura Italia...

Massimo Vignelli, an acclaimed graphic designer who gave shape to his spare, Modernist vision in book covers and shopping bags, furniture and corporate logos, even a church and a New York City subway map that enchanted aesthetes and baffled straphangers, died on Tuesday at his home in Manhattan. He was 83.   His death, after a long illness,...

"Immagina di prendere l'auto e partire per un viaggio. Immagina di volere un caffè. Fai una telefonata, la macchina modulo si attacca alla tua e si crea uno spazio interno dove tu puoi comodamente prendere il tuo caffè. Intanto, l'auto guida da sola". È questa l'idea di Tommaso Gecchelin, designer freelance classe 1985, per rivoluzionare il concet...

"Vivere alla Ponti. Esperimenti di vita domestica e architetture per l'abitare e il lavoro" è il titolo della mostra dedicata al grande architetto e designer Gio Ponti che sarà ospitata da giovedì 16 a venerdì 31 maggio nella sede dell'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York.   La mostra, realizzata in collaborazione e con il sostegno di Mo...

The high-end Italian jeweller Buccellati, owned by Clessidra Investment Fund, opened its flagship U.S. store this month in Chicago.    Spread over 3 levels on the prestigious Oak Street, the mezzanine shows the modern design elements of blond wood and smokey mirrors, and the traditional vitrines that are signature in all Buccellati stor...

Lets face it Italy and Italians do a lot of popular things and often better than almost anywhere on earth. All over the world it really is true that Everybody Loves Italian. Sport Cars like Ferrari, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Bugati etcetra. Clothes and Fashion such as Versaci, Armani and an unending number of very high end clothing. We take our cl...

Giovedì 21 marzo 2013, ore 18.00 in EDT A conversation with:Guido Torlonia, director of the upcoming documentary Handmade Cinema, and the acclaimed plays Caro Luchino, and Caro Federico.Grazia d'Annunzio (US Special Projects Editor, Vogue Italia)Stefano Albertini, NYU The event will include the screening of selctions from the director's work...

One of the main sectors of Made in Italy's excellence is design. We are historically leaders in this field: we, the Italians, have in our dna the mixture required to be the best in designing things, and in realizing them in the proper way. America, on the other hand, has in its dna what is required to realize ideas, dreams and entrepreneurial endea...

If you've ever wanted your apartment to look like the set of a Fellini film, the MoMA Design Store has you covered. On May 1, the Design Store is launching a collection of 32 fun and feisty tabletop pieces by some of Italy's design greats, encompassing everything from reissued design masterpieces to more contemporary works by the current torchbeare...

Ottica Dante Americas LLC, a US leading distributor of high-end Italian eyewear products, and the Italian luxury accessories company, Tonino Lamborghini Group, announce they have entered into an exclusive agreement for the marketing and distribution of the Tonino Lamborghini EYEWEAR collection in North America.   The marketing and distributi...