Alcantara, the Italian-made luxury material used to outfit the interiors of the world's most prestigious cars, was featured on a wide variety of new vehicles at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show.   Lamborghini, Porsche and Audi were among the many import car makers who dressed their new-car interiors with Alcantara, while Dodge and Lincoln w...

Alfa Romeo is back. That's what U.S. car enthusiasts have been waiting to hear since the storied Italian brand left our shores in 1995. It's been plotting a return for roughly a decade, and it will finally make its comeback here at the 2014 New York Auto Show next month.   Alfa will show off the 4C sports car which, aside from a limited run...

  WTI Magazine #42    2014 September, 3Author : Jennifer Toppi for PoisonDrops.com      Translation by:   Greta Boldini is back on the catwalks of AltaRoma and for 2015 spring summer she shows a real introspective journey intended to stir in the depths of the human soul. The atmosphere is suspended and not coincidentally one of the universes ins...

Per celebrare 10 anni di collaborazioni durature e l'impegno a portare il meglio del design contemporaneo a San Francisco, lo showroom DZINE ospita in questo mese il celebre architetto e designer Piero Lissoni in occasione della mostra "1:1 Piero Lissoni".   La mostra multimediale, che è stata inaugurata il primo settembre e durerà tre setti...

The Hollywood Walk of Fame is well known throughout the world but not many people know who was behind the scenes creating the famous pink stars that catch our eye as we walk down Hollywood Boulevard.   The man with careful attention to details was Bill Paternostro. Whenever the various artists, whether from a television, movie, or singing ba...

Europe's oldest functioning opera house, the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples, donated several of its priceless opera costumes to San Francisco's Academy of Art University in May 2014 as part of the ongoing project of strengthening the bonds between the two cities, exemplified by last year's joint performance of Verdi's Requiem by SF Opera and the San...

Katie Holmes has shared her admiration for Alessandra Facchinetti. Katie Holmes loves the "elegance" in Alessandra Facchinetti's work. The Italian fashion designer had a dinner thrown in her honour in SoHo, Manhattan, earlier this week. She was named creative director of luxury shoes and leather goods company Tod's last February and Katie, wh...

Raccogliendo l'eredità della vecchia (DEALEXPO), AIMEXPO è la principale manifestazione per il settore motociclistico negli USA ed è aperta sia al trade che al pubblico degli appassionati. La prima edizione si è svolta nel 2013 ed è stata organizzata su una superficie espositiva di circa 68.000 mq.   Gli espositori sono stati 379, in rappres...

October 17, 10:30 am — 12:00 pm, Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 24 Depot Square - Tuckahoe, New York.    The history of glass-making in Venice is almost as old as the city itself. The Island of Murano, just a 10 minute boat ride off the coast of Venice, is home to this world famous glass. Here for over 700 yea...

The average life expectancy in the United States is approximately 78 years old. Americans live longer, with better diets and improved health care, than ever before, but only 0.02% will hit the century mark.   To understand how people can live longer throughout the world, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine h...