After World War II, the view of Milan from Monte Stella—the artificial hill made out of rubble from the allied bombing designed by and dedicated to the wife of Piero Bottoni—was quite sad. These were the years of the ricostruzione, the material and metaphorical reconstruction of Italy after fascism; the opportunity to hurry Italy into the future, i...

Il cantiere Italia Yachts si espande in Nord America grazie alla filiale Italia Yachts USA appena nata. Il progetto prevede lo sviluppo di una capillare rete di vendita e assistenza, coordinata dallo staff Italia Yachts USA, per garantire supporto commerciale e di customer care in tutto il Nord America. Questo investimento è volto a garantire una p...

According to Ricky Bobby, it was Eleanor Roosevelt that said "America is all about speed. Hot, nasty, badass speed." Italy's Maserati has taken that quote to heart. That's why the automaker decided that the New York International Auto Show is the perfect place to show off its new Levante Trofeo super SUV, which was previously thought to be a Levant...

On the occasion of Italian Design Day, March 2, 2018, the Consulate General of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco, in collaboration with DZINE, presented architect and designer Aldo Cibic at the DZINE Showroom, in San Francisco.   In 1981, as a partner in Sottsass Associati, Cibic was a founding member of Memphis, an artists’...

Sulla scia del successo riscosso ai saloni di Fort Lauderdale e di Miami, Ferretti Group torna negli Stati Uniti con una straordinaria flotta per il Palm Beach International Boat Show 2018. Il salone, in programma dal 22 al 25 marzo, si conferma come un appuntamento imperdibile per il settore. Ferretti Group esporrà 8 modelli, tra cui Custom Line N...

Ask visionary Italian architect and designer Giulio Cappellini where design is heading, and his reply is anything but earthshaking: “There is no real trend. The direction is freedom. End consumers want a home that reflects their identity. Today, their house is a fusion of different designers and elements, produced by different companies. My company...

Sandro Marpillero founded Marpillero Pollak Architects with his wife, Linda Pollak, in 1998. The firm has completed a number of projects requiring a mix of professionalism and patience. The latest is an extraordinary public library in Elmhurst, Queens, a 30,500-square-foot ground-up building that required Marpillero and Pollak to satisfy a long lis...

Its name may be the Italian word for warehouse, but Magazzino, a privately owned art gallery in the quaint Hudson Valley village of Cold Spring, New York, hardly brings to mind the steely austerity one might associate with the term. Composed of two low-slung rectilinear volumes connected by two fully glazed corridors, its architecture is understate...

Digital content creation studio yU+co has added Robert Checchi, the award-winning former sr. exhibition designer for the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, as its new director of museum and special projects. Checchi joins yU+co following 12 years at The Getty where he oversaw both temporary and permanent collection exhibition development, design, f...

Si aggira per San Francisco col suo cappotto blu, e vuole capire tutto. Aldo Cibic passa sempre più tempo in California ed è stato invitato dall’Istituto di Cultura di San Francisco per la giornata del design italiano. Ha deciso di reinventarsi in Silicon Valley perché, dice al Foglio, “qui c’è un nuovo rinascimento”, e lo dice anche alla platea am...