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...

Moretto USA LLC has moved its equipment and parts stocking operations from Columbus, Ohio, to larger quarters in Jackson Center, Pa."We finished the move on Feb. 27," said Gene Flockerzi, general manager. "Everything is in its spot, and now we can get back to expanding our customer base." The subsidiary of auxiliary equipment manufacturer Moretto S...

Fashion designer Angela Missoni staged one of the most colorful shows in Milan last fall by hanging rainbow tapestries like kaleidoscopes over her runway. Now you can see them in New York, at Missoni’s flagship store on the Upper East Side. Hand-sewn for the show by the New Mexico–based textile artist and sculptor Rachel Hayes, the bright patchwork...

While most of us can only dream about owning a Lamborghini, the Italian sports car maker believes more Austinites than ever will be purchasing their high-ticket vehicles. That is why the company decided to invest in a dealership here in Austin — recently opening where the Ferrari dealership used to be on North Lamar Boulevard near 42nd Street. For...

Boom di #Alfa Romeo in America nel mese di febbraio, dove ha registrato una crescita del +254% passando in un anno da 443 a 1.568 immatricolazioni. Dopo il gennaio migliore di sempre [VIDEO], Alfa Romeo continua una crescita inesorabile grazie alla rete di vendita #FIAT-Chrysler, che nel complesso è invece calato del -1,4% a 165.903 consegne. Con q...

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...

Rep. Bill Pascrell toured the U.S. headquarters of Italian eyewear manufacturer Safilo today, touting manufacturing in the state's Ninth Congressional District. The company, which was originally founded in 1878, produces 30,000 styles of glasses, has 12,000 employees in the United States and invented the mass production of eyewear, an executive sai...

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...

L' eccellenza dell’industria italiana in alcuni settori, dalla moda al food, all’automotive trova conferma nella prima classifica italiana di BrandZ, realizzata per Wpp da Kantar Millward Brown, che da 12 anni edita la Top 100 mondiale dei marchi e ora ha deciso di seguire da vicino anche il nostro Paese, vista la ripresa dell’economia e la notorie...