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...

While the Ferrari market has retreated a small amount since its meteoric rise over the past half-decade or so, Gooding & Company found the Italian delicacies of significant importance to its bottom-line during its Scottsdale auction this past weekend. Of the top four sellers, Ferrari accounted for three spots, including the most expensive vehicle G...

Alfa Romeo, the Italian brand built (and rebuilt) on 1960s sex appeal, posted the biggest surge in US sales in 2017, an anachronistic result in an industry currently mesmerised by battery packs and self-piloted transportation pods. The carmaker won its bragging rights the oldfashioned way — through performance. Alfas have curb appeal, powerful engi...

Italy’s rich history is reflected in its stately architecture—and an estate appropriately named Villa Sole is sunny Miami’s modern-day interpretation of those handcrafted designs. With a footprint of almost 20,000 square feet, the home has 12 bedrooms, 14 full bathrooms, a movie theatre, two swimming pools, a professional grade basketball and tenni...

Think Italian fashion and you are likely to think of chic central, Milan. But "Made in Italy" actually has its roots in Florence, where the hotly anticipated Pitti Uomo trade fair opens this week. The most famous men here may be naked -- from Michelangelo's David to the sea-god Neptune -- but every year the Tuscan city becomes the capital of men's...

ANGELO Inglese è il sarto italiano dei potenti. Il principe William ha indossato una sua camicia il giorno del matrimonio, così come Donald Trumpquando è entrato alla Casa Bianca. Nella sua lista si contano emiri e divi di Hollywood ma il suo sogno è farne una per papa Francesco e chissà che non sia questa l'occasione buona per sperimentare le nuov...

Submissions are now being accepted for the 2018 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the annual awards program organized by Confindustria Ceramica and the Italian Trade Agency honors the exceptional work of North American architects and designers who feature Italian ceramic and porcelain tile in their resi...

For the 3rd consecutive year Energica Motor Company will be present, with CRP Group and the U.S. based partner CRP USA, at CES® the global stage for innovation. The CRP Group and then Energica have always distinguished themselves through new technologies and innovative processes and thanks to their efforts, Energica achieved an important goal this...