Little-known fact: Italian aristocrat and fashion designer Emilio Pucci, famous for his kaleidoscopic patterns, studied agriculture at the University of Georgia in 1935. This month, a costume exhibition at the Georgia Museum of Art, Emilio Pucci in America, brings his work back to Athens.   According to curator Mary Koon, Pucci long maintain...

by John Halas   Lamborghini has finally green-lighted the development of a new SUV with production to take place at its Sant'Agata Bolognese facility in Italy. The third model in Lamborghini's tight vehicle range after the Huracan and Aventador will go on sale in 2018, with the VW Group-owned firm expecting annual volumes of around 3,00...

by Susan Dickenson   The Italian Trade Agency is hosting U.S. retailers and Sicilian ceramic artisans this week for a B2B networking program in Caltagirone, Italy. Independent brick-and-mortar retailers from California, Texas, Illinois, Washington and Ohio are meeting with about two dozen studios and production facilities in and around Calta...

Dopo il premio internazionale di Francoforte (International Highrise Award) nel 2014 e i successi in Cina, il Bosco Verticale disegnato e progettato da Boeri Studio (Stefano Boeri, Gianandrea Barreca, Giovanni La Varra) e gestito da COIMA SGR, nel quartiere Porta Nuova Isola a Milano, è stato premiato negli Stati Uniti, come grattacielo più bello e...

by Jennifer Agress   With its great weather, beautiful beaches and non-stop fun, everyone is aching to get to sunny South Florida – and not just for vacation. As the world's finest are quickly snatching up some of Miami's hottest real estate properties, they're also making sure their interiors measure up.   Enter Italkraft: a Miami-ba...

The color of the walls, floors and ceilings is a dead giveaway. If there was any doubt that the Italian designers known for sculpting the sleek forms of Ferraris, Maseratis and other sports cars — many of them vibrantly red — were responsible for the interiors of a new 42-story condominium tower developed by the Related Group, one glance at th...

by Judith Beermann   "As a Venetian, I'm very proud to see these five windows overlooking the canal," said Andrea Rubelli, president and CEO of Donghia. On behalf of his team, including Chuck Chewning, the creative force behind the Donghia brand, Rubelli continued, "We're thrilled to be in the Georgetown district where we have a new home for...

Developer Soho Properties has tapped Italian architect and designer Piero Lissoni to design the apartments and amenities at its new 45 Park Place.   The luxury condominium development marks Lissoni’s first residential condominium project in New York. “While planning 45 Park Place it became increasingly important to not only conceive of a tow...

by Tim McKeough   Gaetano Pesce is no stranger to working with flexible resin. The Italian-born, New York–based architect, who has been producing provocative furniture and buildings for nearly half a century, has molded the material into vases that appear to be melting, off-kilter tabletop pieces, and asymmetrical chairs and tables with a so...

There is an instinctive quality, an innate ability to grasp the soul of an object that some product designers have. It is the secret ingredient that separates design leaders from design followers, and Battista Farina, better known as Pinin Farina, car designer extraordinaire, had this talent.   He single handedly reinvented the concept of th...