Just outside the northern city of Milan, a very colourful tourist attraction is taking shape. The city is set to get Italy's very first tulip field this month - and visitors can take the flowers home to keep. The enormous field, which has the aim of becoming "the happiest place in Milan", will showcase 250,000 tulips of 183 different varieties acro...

The Sons of Italy Braintree Ladies' Lodge, 161 King Hill Road, will host its annual fashion show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 23. The theme will be Focus on Spring, with fashions from Caryn's Corner, of Quincy, modeled by club members and local celebrities, including Shannon Driscoll of Project Prove, ADA Director Kristin Zechello and local columni...

Let’s start with a definition of “industrial design,” by Argentinian-born, Milan-based, painter, designer and philosopher, Tomás Maldonado: “Industrial design is a creative activity whose aim is to determine the formal qualities of objects produced by industry. These formal qualities are not only the external features but are principally those stru...

Fiat will celebrate 60 years of the 500 at next week’s Geneva Motor Show with the reveal of the 500 Sessantesimo – a limited, special edition version of its supermini paying tribute to the original car released in 1957. The Fiat 500 Sessantesimo, which is Italian for ‘sixtieth’, comes as a convertible only and will go on sale in the EMEA region mar...

A ridosso del più grande (e meglio conservato) quartiere Art Decò del mondo, proprio di fronte all’Oceano, avrà un segno italiano il futuro panorama urbano di Miami. Nella città della Florida, infatti, sorgerà a breve un ampio complesso residenziale di lusso, il Brickell Flatiron, 64 piani, nel distretto finanziario, costo medio per metro quadro ci...

We at The Italian Garden Project™ are always pleased when we find that the Italian gardening traditions are being carried on by a new generation of gardeners. Several years ago when 18 year old Alessandro Ferzoco emailed to tell us about his passion for gardening, and offered to introduce us to some of his Italian-born gardening mentors in his subu...

Renzo Piano is set to add a 36-story tower in san francisco to his north american portfolio. the ground-up development will be located in the city’s transbay neighborhood, an area undergoing major regeneration, which will also host foster + partners’ new oceanwide center. Plans for the mixed-use building include 69 residential units, a 255-room lux...

When in Rome, do as the Romans do” is one of those maxims that tends to come in handy wherever you go, but it’s especially informative in Italy where local festivals, seasonal eating, and a more relaxed pace of life are important parts of the culture. You can certainly visit without adopting any local habits and customs during your stay, but we don...

From April 4 to 7, Ceramics of Italy will bring one of the largest international contingents to Orlando, Florida for the 28th edition of Coverings. Organized by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) with support from the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, the Ceramics of Italy pavilion will feature 76 booths and over 1...

Fashion students at Kent State have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the fashion capitals of the world, while also pursuing their degree through education abroad programs in New York City and Florence, Italy. Cooper Robar, a sophomore fashion design major, said he decided to study in Florence during the Fall 2017 term because of the city’s...