It seems to be the season for the great women of industrial design. After the Charlotte Perriand lovefest at Design Miami earlier this month, now its time for another fierce, anti-elitist designer to get her due. Next month, the Italian design brand Arper is set to formally launch their special edition of Lina Bo Bardi's Bowl Chair, in a whole arra...

by Mark Ewing   Scottsdale winter auctions always offer a few gems. Gooding & Co. has two more appealing Ferraris from the Golden Age of sports cars. First, a 1950 Ferrari 166 MM/195 S Berlinetta Le Mans. Built in 1950, chassis 0060 M is based on the highly successful 166 MM/195 S chassis, with aerodynamic coachwork by Carrozzeria Tourin...

by Mike Hanlon A Ferrari 335S Spider Scaglietti sold for US$35.7 million (€32,075,200) at Artcurial's Retromobile auction in Paris on 5 February. The car narrowly failed to break the world record of $38.115 million set by a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO in August, 2014, but eclipsed the $29.605 million fetched by Juan Manuel Fangio's 1954 Mercedes-Benz W19...

Marking the first time that a fashion icon has expanded his portfolio into a comprehensive branded luxury lifestyle destination, designer Domenico Vacca has announced the $20m renovation of The Domenico Vacca opening September 2015.   The impressive 12-story luxury space, located on 55th Street just off Fifth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, wil...

By Benjamin Zhang After a two-decade absence, Alfa Romeo returned to the US last year with the pint-sized 4C sports car. Now, the legendary Italian brand is ready to offer something a bit more mainstream with the 2016 Alfa Romeo Giulia sedan. It's an important vehicle Fiat Chrysler Automobiles —Alfa's parent company — as the company seeks to...

As it has every year since 1961, Milan once again confirms itself as the undisputed Capital of design.The Salone Internazionale del Mobile (International Furniture Salon) runs this year from April 9-14. The Salone del Mobile is the global point of reference for anything and everything to do with the Home Furnishings sector, and is an extraordinary...

By Nick Kurczewski / New York Daily News   Diehard Italian car fans, your sofa has arrived!Miami-based MADinItaly is offering the 'Fiat 500 Collection,' which features sofas and tables based on the 1970s versions of this iconic Italian city-car.   Measuring about 52 inches wide, the Fiat 500 Panorama sofa is roughly 12 inches narrower...

By Mauro Battocchi If you were thinking about visiting Milan in 2015 for the Expo, you can get a taste of this remarkable city without leaving the Bay.   Before August 11th, swing by the Cannery (2801 Leavenworth) and check out the New Italian Design 2.0 Exhibition, which boasts intriguing design displays brought to the Bay by Milano's Trie...

Twice Light is a project Italian photographer Gianluca Vassallo conceived for New York Design Week 2015 when the well-known lighting brand invited him to participate to present its new showroom installation by architect and designer Ferruccio Laviani.   In the "SpOts" installation Ferruccio Laviani transforms Foscarini's Spazio Soho in New Y...

by Chiara Beghelli   Chefs, designers, magicians, architects, poets are among the professionals that work with their hands: one hundred of them have been selected by photographer Fabrizio Ferri for the book "One of 100," dedicated to Maserati Quattroporte Zegna Limited Edition cars, to describe the excellence of craftsmanship and the heritag...