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...

In honor of the Italian National Day today, the Italian Trade Commission hosted Le Eccellenze Italiane Exhibition, which celebrated Italian fashion, design, innovation and food. The event featured an array of exhibits. Italian fashion was represented with an Alta Moda Ladies presentation by Raffaella Curiel, Italian neckwear by Cenci, lifestyle a...

The question of which engine type is best for powering the cars of the masses may never have a single, unchanging answer.   When the V8 prevailed on American roads, it was an appropriate choice for large vehicles in an era of cheap fuel. Times have changed; the workhorse auto engines of our era are those that fit in the narrow engine compart...

Matilda DeFlaviis Fumo could often be seen in the Independence Hall neighborhood, turned out as a well-dressed 18th century lady. In springtime and autumn, from the mid-1980s into 2009, Mrs. Fumo was a costumed guide for Centipede Tours. A very patient guide.   The last tour that Mrs. Fumo worked alongside Centipede guide Sally A. Downe...

Bulgari is betting on the U.S. market, innovation, and a reinvestment in of one of its most popular designs to bolster its bottom line. Jean-Christophe Babin, chief executive officer of the LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton-owned jeweler, told WWD while in New York to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the house's Bulgari watch style that, "when...

Fiat Chrysler plans to introduce a new lineup of rear-wheel drive Alfa Romeo sedans and SUVs that will take the fight to BMW, Mercedes and Audi, and they will do so with Ferrari powerplants. These models are slated to arrive starting in 2016, and the high-end versions of these cars will use powerplants designed by Ferrari.   Since 2004, Alfa...

Bottega Venetahas left Fifth Avenue for the more exclusive environs of Madison Avenue. The Vicenza, Italy-based retailer last week closed its flagship at 699 Fifth Avenue in anticipation of the 2017 opening of a 14,908-square-foot maison at 740 Madison Avenue and 64th Street. It will be a homecoming; the company operated a flagship there from...