Celebrare la sinergia tra il mondo del design italiano e gli Stati Uniti: questo l'obiettivo dell’evento "Material Immaterial", organizzato dal periodico italiano di design "Interni" in collaborazione con il Consolato generale d'Italia a New York. Perché se gli Stati Uniti hanno dimostrato grande interesse a investire in nuove proposte nel settore...

Ferragamo is one of the most renowned names in high fashion footwear. Born in Italy, Salvatore Ferragamo became the “shoemaker of dreams” in Hollywood, designing for films and privately for the stars. He eventually returned to Italy and built a company whose name became synonymous with quality and style. Salvatore was born in the small village of B...

Maurizio Reggiani, the director of research and development for storied Italian supercar builder Lamborghini, takes in the knife-edge lines of his latest creation, the $275,000 Huracan Performante. He is pleased. "This car represents so much of what we are," says Reggiani. "We are looking to the future." The future, these days, seems to be all abou...

Looking down from far above, the port seems like a toy town, with its tiny boats, old brick warehouses with signs reading “Seafood” and “Shellfish”, and – across the East River – the jagged outline of Brooklyn’s high-rise buildings. Many floors up in the Howard Hughes offices, there are models of Space Age structures and then a more familiar curved...

What are the origins of the antique art of Murano glass? What is the process of the glass making? And what makes Murano glass so unique and renowned all over the world? The history of Murano glass is deeply intertwined with the history of the Republic of Venice (also known as La Serenissima Repubblica di Venezia, The Most Serene Republic of Venice)...

The crisis seems to really be behind us. Sales of homes in 2016 registered a much more decisive increase compared to the first recoveries seen in 2015 and 2014. Last year 533,741 apartments and houses changed hands in the residential market. In percentage terms, that was an increase of 18.9% compared to the previous 12 months, while the value of sa...

From the late 1920s through the 1930s, Alfa Romeo was the preeminent sports car in the world. Alfas won Le Mans four consecutive years from 1931-34 and the Mille Miglia an astounding ten times in eleven years from 1928-38! Along with Alfa’s two-seat sports cars they made various sedan models. Now in 2017, not too long after the return of Alfa Romeo...

The famous long-distance Mille Miglia car race held its first edition in 1927: it turns 90 this year, and will celebrate with its 35th commemorative parade, scheduled from Thursday May 18th to Sunday the 21st: Brescia to Rome and back, as always. Indeed, as we publish this post, engines are revving up for their tests and everyone is preparing for t...

For the fist time in the United States, the exhibition "Vivere alla Castiglioni" pays tribute to Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, undisputed Italian masters of twentieth-century design. Achille's daughter and son, Giovanna and Carlo Castiglioni, will visit San Francisco during San Francisco Design Week as representatives of the Fondazione Cast...

Indossava un abito doppiopetto gessato grigio Salvatore Ferragamo quando sul ponte del «Roma» il transatlantico che nel nel 1927 lo riportava in Italia con in tasca un capitale di 250.000 dollari, da dove era partito diciassettenne per New York viaggiando in terza classe fino al ricongiungimento coi fratelli. Dopo dodici anni il ragazzo di Bonito a...