These days it is commonplace for design whipper- snappers to roll out books celebrating their latest interiors. But Mario Buatta, a premier American decorating talent who has been working since the late 1950s, has patiently waited until now to take the publishing plunge. "I wasn't looking for more business," the septuagenarian Prince of Chintz...

Between the 1930s and ’50s Italian watchmaker Officine Panerai was the official supplier of the Italian navy, creating expertly crafted timepieces with the utmost durability. Now, to celebrate its rich history, the brand has tapped esteemed Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola for a new store concept that riffs on both its Florentine origins and its...

italydesign.com is an innovative and cutting edge factory direct importer of Luxury modern and contemporary furniture offering many of Italy's most prestigious brand names coupled with the highest level of customer service. italydesign.com is located in Emeryville, California. Their showroom and warehouse located in the San Francisco Bay area...

Homi, il salone degli stili di vita organizzato da Fiera Milano, allarga le frontiere della sua attività internazionale e, dopo il successo della prima edizione russa che si è tenuta il 14 ottobre a Mosca, presenta il 4 dicembre a Miami, alla stampa internazionale, la sua prima edizione negli Stati Uniti. L'appuntamento è dal 16 al 19 maggio 2015...

by Vivienne Decker   Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. When Ippolita Rostagno, the iconic jewelry designer behind Ippolita, realized that Italian artisans were closing their shops, she was dismayed. As a woman who had successfully launched her own jewelry company to international appeal, she was frustrated that so...

MONDAY, DEC. 1, 2014, 5:30 P.M.Cleveland Institute of Art, Russell B. Aitken Auditorium "The Art of Designing Everything: The Life and Work of Massimo Vignelli"   A lecture on the work of iconic graphic designer Massimo Vignelli. Special guest speakers Professor R. Roger Remington, Vignelli Distinguished Professor of Design at the Rochester...

By Roger Baird   Italy's richest man, and the 81-year-old driving force behind the €46bn (£40bn; $49bn) merger in the glasses industry, shows no sign of slowing down. Leonardo Del Vecchio, founder of Luxottica, the world's biggest glasses maker, has agreed a merger with French lenses maker Essilor.   Luxottica owns such brands as...

di Maurita Cardone   Ha aperto ieri, venerdì 6 settembre all'Istituto Italiano di Cultura, la mostra Slow Design dedicata ai nuovi talenti del design italiano. In esposizione i lavori vincitori del premio Top Young Italian Industrial Designers, fondato da Riccardo Viale, presidente dell'Istituto Italiano di Cultura, e curato dall'architetto...

by Beatrice Bondi Il lusso nella società odierna: tra eccellenza ed eccesso. Questo il tema del dibattito che si è tenuto sabato pomeriggio al MAD, il Museum of Arts and Design che si trova a Columbus Circle, nel cuore pulsante di Manhattan. L'evento, organizzato in collaborazione con La Fondazione NY e moderato dalla corrispondente fashion e lux...

Vhernier, the Italian jewelry brand, has chosen Miami's Design District to open its second location in the United States.   The new store, at 140 Northeast 39th Street, in the Palm Court Plaza, opens Tuesday. Vhernier is leasing its 600-square-foot space from Craig Robin's Dacra, the development firm that is spearheading the transformation o...