Italia chiama Italia, parola d’ordine: conquistare l’America. O meglio i giovani studenti americani. E’ questa la filosofia alla base della nuova iniziativa dell’Italian-American Committee on Education (Iace) in collaborazione con il Chief design officer di PepsiCo, Mauro Porcini. Iniziativa che ha fatto il suo debutto ad aprile, con una classe di...

Renzo Piano Building Workshop’s first residential project in the United States is coming up in Miami, on the city’s North Beach. Pritzker Prize winning Italian architect Renzo Piano has collaborated with interior architects Rena Dumas Architecture Interieure (RDAI) and landscape firm West 8 to design the luxury condominium “Eighty Seven Park.” The...

Dolce & Gabbana and Smeg have teamed up for the third installment of its ‘Divina Cucina’ collection. Back In February, the two unveiled a second collaborative kitchen appliance capsule and are now following suit with a pattern-heavy Victoria range cooker, extractor hood, and Smeg’s world-renowned FAB28 fridge. While D&G was founded in Milan and Sme...

One day last year, Noemi Bonazzi spotted a photo of Pamela Hanson’s on a wall at The Wing in Dumbo: some red cherries glistening in a bowl over ice. Bonazzi and Hanson shared a tour of the space by their art curator, Lolita Cros. “Is this in Vietre?” Noemi asked, and it was. Bonazzi recognized the cherries: the way they’d been displayed, the sun, a...

“Bruce Williams Zaccagnino, americano di origini triestine, è un uomo poliedrico che nel corso della sua vita ha sempre seguito le sue passioni: musicista da concerto, imprenditore, pluripremiato sviluppatore di giochi per computer ed editore, Zaccagnino è anche la mente dietro il più grande modellino ferroviario del mondo, Northlandz”. A scriverne...

The Montegrappa Passport Series is embarking on its maiden voyage and welcomes you to join them. The tour will kick off in New York City and then move to Washington DC and Houston Texas. Each city will provide a different experience, but in the end, its all about sharing the art and love for writing and the amazing Montegrappa fan base and communit...

Moto Guzzi USA hits the road with a national demo tour promoting the latest models. The eagle brand from Mandello will kick off the tour in the west at the Laughlin River Run, and continue on to The Quail Motorcycle Gathering before heading east to Americade and Thunder in the Valley rally in June. Moto Guzzi product specialists will be at each eve...

Artisans in Italy have a found a champion of their art and craft through Artemest. This is the luxury e-commerce site that aims to promote a network of independent artists and craftsmen whose techniques date back to centuries to a global marketplace in the hopes to keep their business and know-how alive. Artemest was founded by jewelery designer Ip...

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures designed by Italian starchitect Renzo Piano is to open its doors to the public in Los Angeles in 2019. The museum is dedicated to the Hollywood dream factory past, present and future. "I have built a lot of museums, but this is really special," said Piano at the New York presentation attended by director Kerry...

Walking the busy streets of Milan this month, Italy’s biggest hub for fashion, design and business, the number of installations, exhibitions and fairs gracing the city is overwhelming. Salone del Mobile – otherwise known as Milan Design Week – is now in its 57th year, and while it initially began as a furniture fair, it now encompasses the whole me...