by Steve O'Hear   They say that the only thing guaranteed in life is death and taxes. But perhaps we should add VCs piling money into furniture and homewear e-commerce startups to the list, not least in Europe. Today it's the turn of Italian home design startup Lovethesign.   The company has raised just over $4 million in Series A fun...

  WTI Magazine #66    2015 August, 21Author : Living Adamis      Translation by:   2015 is an important year for Cerri Cantieri Navali, who arrives to international boat shows with a strong new brand identity and the success of the 102' Flyingsport line, which presented the "Sea Look". An intense process of renewal, which began with the entry of...

by Rosemary Feitelberg   With inauguration Day less than three weeks away, Melania Trump has made a point of keeping a low profile — but the first-lady-to-be's choice of a Dolce & Gabbana dress for New Year's Eve in Palm Beach at Mar-a-Lago has kicked off an online firestorm.   After Melania — a longtime client of the Italian bran...

WTI Magazine #10    2013 Dec, 20 Author : Annalisa Lospinuso for PoisonDrops.com      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   A prestigious award for one of the icons of Italian fashion, Miuccia Prada. The British Fashion Council gave to the Milanese designer-entrepreneur the award for International Designer of the Year, during the awards ceremony...

This major exhibition will be a glamorous, comprehensive look at Italian fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day.   The story is explored through the key individuals and organizations that have contributed to Italy's reputation for quality and style. The exhibition will include both women's fashion and menswear, highl...

by Ben Guarino   If the wearables cheerleaders are right, our closets will soon be stuffed with smart clothes. Garments are the next intelligent glasses, or, even better, the next smart watches! Never mind that the Apple watch, like Google Glass before it, is scrubbing out. If we can get over the utility hurdle, there's a cultural barrier co...

by Bob Golfen   Enid, Oklahoma, doesn't seem like the sort of place where you might unearth a rare and valuable coachbuilt Maserati convertible, but that is where this dusty "barn find" was discovered after at least 20 years stored inside a private garage. In as-found condition and still wearing British license plates, the 1962 Maserati...

Landmark Ceramics recently hosted a grand opening event to show off its newly constructed 700, viagra dosage 000-square-foot tile production facility, showroom and North American headquarters. The event signals the launch of the company into the American ceramic tile market. Guests included representatives from the Tennessee State Government, Mt. P...

Revamping the brand and keeping the headquarters in Bologna. These are the conditions that Giuseppe Pirola, CEO of Bruno Magli –the Italian historic footwear company– has set for investment funds interested in acquiring the brand, which just days ago was on the brink of bankruptcy.   The collapse was staved off by a Bologna judge, who accept...

The 10th edition of the annual festival will feature many world and US premieres of recent Italian movies e a film retrospective and musical performances designed to pay tribute to Frank Sinatra, on the centennial of his birth. The Festival will also remember director Francesco Rosi and singer-songwriter Pino Daniele and pay a tribute to 3 times Os...