Cisitalia is likely one of the most important and influential automobile manufacturers of which most people have never heard. Founded by wealthy Italian industrialist Piero Dusio, the name (pronounced chee-see-TAH-lee-uh) was a partial acronym that stood for Consorzio Industriale Sportiva Italia. It was one of dozens of small Italian firms establis...

Dolce e Gabbana hanno scelto Palma di Montechiaro per esporre le creazioniche rievocheranno la storia e lo stile della cittadina della famiglia Tomasi di Lampedusa e del Gattopardo. Il duo di stilisti, dunque, torna in Sicilia, per un grande evento di portata internazionale. Il comune, con in testa il sindaco Stefano Castellino, ha aderito all’even...

More people than ever before are exploring the world in search of the undiscovered, the new, the ultimate experience. All too often, though, you can travel thousands of miles only to find a kind of bland familiarity. But Italy is different. Italy has individuality. I set myself the task of trying to define exactly what makes Italy unique. Imagine b...

Italy is officially the world’s second healthiest country, narrowly beaten to the top spot by Spain. That's according to the Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index, which ranks 169 economies according to factors that contribute to overall health. There's no doubt that the legendary Mediterranean diet is a big factor in the ranking. But is living in Ita...

Il Salone del Mobile.Milano lancia per l’edizione 2019 questa nuova parola d’ordine che arricchisce il suo Manifesto e ribadisce il suo legame sempre più forte con Milano, la capitale globale del design. A partire dalla location scelta per presentare il Salone: La Triennale. Ingegno che connota - e definisce perfettamente - il valore delle aziende,...

When a woman becomes pregnant, she knows there are going to be plenty of changes. She is going to undergo physiological changes, with her body preparing itself for accommodating a growing baby for the next nine months. These changes will vary over the weeks. But she is also going to have plenty of stuff swirling about in her mind; thoughts of sheer...

Sophia Loren has teamed up with the ultimate Italian designer duo. The 81-year-old actress, stars in the film as the archetypal matriarch. Restores a crumbling Sicilian estate with her five sons in the fashion film. She was the ultimate femme fatale – and now Sophia Loren has flexed her sex appeal in a new campaign for Italian designers, Dolce & Ga...

From Wednesday, March 20, 2019 to Saturday, June 29, 2019. Organized by Istituto Italiano di Cultura Los Angeles, Consolato Generale di Italia a Los Angeles in collaboration with Riedizioni Milano. Entrance: Free. Location: Italian Cultural Institute, 1023 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024 On the occasion of the third annual Italian Design Day,...

Released in the United States for the first time this month, the Be Colour capsule collection reworks designs from Italian lighting brand Foscarini’s catalog of decorative luminaires. The Venice-based company asked its longtime collaborator Ferruccio Laviani to reimagine some the company’s most iconic pieces. The architect chose a bold color palett...

Wednesday, March 13, 2019. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Organized by Italian Cultural Institute in collaboration with Polimoda. Entrance: Free. Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven St NW, Washington, DC 20008. On the occasion of the third international Italian Design Day, dress at your fashionable best and join us for Italian Fashion Reload, a conference...