Perhaps no single architect has had a more profound influence on the buildings and public places that defined 20th-century Seattle than Fred Bassetti. From the Seattle Aquarium to the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building, from Woodland Park Children's Zoo to Seattle Municipal Tower, Bassetti's portfolio includes some of the city's most iconic spaces....

Alfa Romeo is about to go through a new restructuring process. As a result of this, it will come out from under the wing of the Fiat Chrysler group and become a brand unto itself.   The news comes from the folks at Automotive News, who spoke with sources within the Italian-American corporations.   Read more   Source: http:...

The luxury Italian watch brand, a division of Compagnie Financière Richemont, currently operates 10 stores in the U.S. and 64 around the world. Having recently opened stores in Paris, Hong Kong and Florence, the company is now readying a relocation of its New York City boutique, which is set to open early next year, followed by a Miami opening in F...

"Renting 'prestige' cars in Italy (including Ferraris) is fairly common for well-funded car enthusiasts," says Brian Dore, with Concierge in Umbria. "I'm sure that your reader has visions of 'opening it up' and zipping around from town to town passing everyone in sight.   The reality is that the roads in the Tuscan countryside are typically...

by Laura Furr Italian shoemaker and fashion designer Giuseppe Zanotti opened his first Houston boutique in the River Oaks District on Oct. 19 and celebrated Nov. 4 with a grand-opening party. The 1,100-square-foot store will feature men's and women's shoes, sneakers, jewelry, handbags and ready-to-wear clothing from the high-end designer. Th...

With the help of Marco Mancassola, an Italian author and journalist based in London, a few weeks ago the New York Times tried to explore the reasons why Italian migration is growing so rapidly.    According to the author, in the 1990s Italian migration was "mainly associated with the flight of researchers, scientists and other highly sk...

By Beatrice Bondi Motostalgia, una delle maggiori case d'asta di automobili di lusso, ha annunciato la messa all'asta della 1950 Cisitalia Abarth 204A, l'auto guidata dal leggendario pilota Tazio Nuvolari nell'ultima vittoria della sua lunga carriera, sul percorso che da Palermo porta a Monte San Pellegrino, nel 1950 all'età di 57 anni, tre anni p...

The fine Italian wrought iron Furnishing Collections of CIANI - EMPORIO SAN FIRENZE www.EmporioSanFirenze.com have continually satisfied the need for art and commercial production, typical of the evolution of artisan workmanship from the Florentine Renaissance to today.   Each product begins with hand drawings and is then fabricated by...

di Marta Casadei   Promuovere l'arredamento made in Italy nel Nord America supportando su scala internazionale le aziende che lavorano in questo comparto. Il portale I Maestri, una vetrina su nomi più o meno noti del design nostrano è nato proprio con questo intento, complice la Rete.   A fondarlo è stato un manager italiano con una p...

  WTI Magazine #13    2014 Jan, 17Author : Irene Salvadorini for PoisonDrops.com      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   Pitti W: Where ideas are born"Where women's fashion ideas are born". This is the slogan for Pitti Immagine W, the young Florentine salon that was born to give voice to emerging talent that, left the old location in Via Valfo...