by Vanessa Friedman   For the ultimate in American sporting events, Sunday evening's Super Bowl 50 looked awfully... Italian. Indeed, when it came to on-field style, if it wasn't Nike, it was a veritable microcosm of Milan Fashion Week — a preview, perhaps, of what we will see when the women's fashion season gets underway this month.  ...

Decormarmi, leading luxury marble manufacturer based in Vicenza Italy, announces the US launch of bath and living line -- Kreoo.   Capitalizing on Decormarmi's 50-year family tradition, Kreoo brings authentic contemporary Italian design to US homeowners, architects and interior designers.   Read more   Source: http://finan...

by Margalit Fox   Mariuccia Mandelli, an Italian fashion designer whose long list of credits includes the shortest of achievements — she was widely described as having invented hot pants — died on Sunday at her home in Milan. She was 90. In a statement, Matteo Renzi, the Italian prime minister, paid tribute to Ms. Mandelli. Ms. Man...

  WTI Magazine #62    2015 June, 12Author : Unioncamere      Translation by:   In the summer of 1325, the process for the canonisation of St. Nicholas of Tolentino took place in some towns in the Marche. 371 witnesses from various socila backgrounds were invited to testify in the presence of the papal legates,...

By Marti Gacioch Shoppers seeking antique Italian home furnishings need not journey to Europe to find high-quality pieces. Bellini's Antique Italia in the Solana Beach Design District showcases elegant antique furniture and decorative accessories for all rooms of the home, including living room, dining room, kitchen and bedroom. Owner Jacopo Bell...

by Marta Casadei   The Salone del Mobile is a key event for the home furnishing sector, which has always been the flagship of Italian industry. This year the 54th edition of the trade show will open on Tuesday, April 14 at the Fair of Milan-Rho and will involve 2,000 exhibitors, including furniture, lighting and office accessory companies....

by Laura Cavestri   The Italian government plans to keep fighting for "Made In" labelling. As the Vice Minister for Economic Development Carlo Calenda (who also oversees international trade) has explained: it's yes to a "Made In" limited to five sectors - ceramics, footwear and textile-clothing as proposed by the EU Commission, but also incl...

by Barbara Minafra   Una cascata capace di scrivere messaggi di benvenuto con le gocce d'acqua, un'ampia scalinata che accoglie i visitatori e un orto verticale pieno di piantine che profumano di basilico, menta o rosmarino la terrazza. ll Padiglione a stelle e strisce che racconta il concetto alimentare americano 2.0, è un edificio progett...

EastBanc, Inc. and Jamestown announced onday that Donghia, the contemporary home furnishings design trade showroom specializing in decorative fabrics and furniture, has signed a ten-year lease to occupy a retail space in Georgetown at 3334 Cady's Alley.   Donghia is relocating from the Washington Design Center to Cady's Alley in the 3,413-sq...

By Paul Glader   In the U.S., motorcycles conjure images of loud, reverberating, menacing engines on stout, chrome-heavy frames adorned in black leather. We're talking Harley Davidson rallies in Sturgis and Daytona, the cinematic scenes of Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda in Easy Rider, the disgruntled war veterans, immigrants and roughnecks ri...