There is no better way to jettison yourself out of overheated doldrums than an icy glass of granita di caffe con panna, a parfait of sweetened granular espresso ice layered with dollops of barely sweetened whipped cream. There is some kind of synergy between the icy chill, the sugar and the caffeine that cools and jolts you all at the same time — i...

The development of furniture in Lissone has roots that go back a long way: at the beginning of the twentieth century, the industries relating to wood, plywood, veneer, mirrors and accessories made with metal, marble, fabric or paint all flourished, while the carpenters of Brianza travelled around Africa and South America looking for high-quality lo...

When you think about Naples the first things that come to your mind might involve food like pizza or breathtaking landscapes such as the Gulf and the awe-inspiring Vesuvius.However, an ancient and enduring sartorial tradition flows throughout the tangled streets and alleys of this wonderful city. That is, the legacy of ‘la giacca napoletana’ that t...

Il made in Italy bello e ben fatto fa rotta sulle tavole e nelle cucine delle upper class che vogliono servizi, oggetti e strumenti di design, qualità e innovativi. Nel 2016, secondo i dati del Sistema informativo Ulisse, il valore delle esportazioni dei prodotti di design e per la casa di fascia alta e medio-alta ha superato di poco il miliardo di...

When: Tuesday, November 21st at 6pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450, The exhibition will be on view through January 8, 2018 On the occasion of the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial, September 16, 2017 through January 8, 2018, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Chicago Architecture Biennial are pleased to...

Gita fuori porta alternativa? Visitare un museo delle auto. Se avete sempre sognato di scoprire le origini delle auto, vedere da molto vicino modelli diventati leggendari o un lungo elenco di monoposto da Formula 1, con i dieci musei selezionati da Viaggi24 entrete nel vivo dell'automobilismo. Oltre a modelli unici al mondo sarà possibile vivere in...

For a brief time in the 1970s, Italy’s Lina Wertmuller was one of the top names in international cinema. Explosive and provocative, her films were cultural events and lively conversation starters at countless dinner parties. Her most successful, “Seven Beauties,” brought Wertmuller an Oscar nomination in 1977 — an historic first for a woman directo...

An exhibition of rare 17th-century Italian tapestries that once decorated St. Peter’s Basilica will be on view beginning Sept. 23 at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art on the University of Oregon campus. The exhibition of massive tapestries made for Cardinal Francesco Barberini includes a highly-regarded series on the life of Christ, on loan from t...

THE ART HISTORIAN and curator Peter Benson Miller was 13 when his parents began taking him to antiques markets and junk shops near their weekend house in Litchfield County, Conn. By the time he moved for good to Italy almost 30 years later, in 2009 — he is now in charge of the exhibition program and special events at the American Academy in Rome —...

Pamela Quinzi, Italian fashion designer from Rome, based in New York since 2009 presented her new Kilame Collection dresses and shoes during New York Fashion Week 2017. The fashion show took place at Megu, the prestigious Japanese Restaurant and event space inside the famous Dream Hotel, downtown Manhattan in the meatpacking district. Location excl...