When: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Where: Italian Cultural Institute | 500 N Michigan Ave | Suite 1450 | Chicago IL A lecture by George Dodds, PhD, Alvin and Sally Beaman Professor at the University of Tennessee: “Today, more often than not, a building is an attention-seeking object that glorifies its owner and architect and...

This year, the 20th of March was not only the last day of Winter: it also celebrated the innovative beauty of Italian design around the world. The day, Italian Design Day 2019, endorsed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, was part of a wider project created two years ago, that aims at promoting the idea of “vivere all’...

Struggling Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli has closed its US stores and is preparing to liquidate its North American operations. On Friday, the same day the brand announced plans to seek an agreement with creditors in a bid to keep the business afloat while it continues to search for an investor, security guards entered the company's US store...

Perfect for anyone who loves classic car mechanics, design and history, The Roar of Italian Heritage is a 100% Made-in-Italy travel experience by Italian Ways, taking you across Brescia, Milan and Turin to discover the designers behind iconic cars the whole world admires today. See original sketches and talk to automotive leaders like Roberto Gioli...

When you hear Lamborghini and the 1970s in the same sentence, you probably think about the origins of the iconic Countach luxury sports car. What you might not know is that, just three years after introducing the Countach, the Italian car maker went in a completely different direction, developing an off-road vehicle called the Cheetah that looks li...

Italy is a varied and complete country, for its culture, history and architecture, but also from the naturalistic point of view. With its more than 20 national parks, and countless beautiful public and private gardens,the Peninsula is one of the world’s richest biodiversity countries, home to a great variety of flowers including rare and protected...

Affascinata dalla eterna interconnessione tra arte e scienza, Dalila Pasotti esplora questo dialogo in diverse forme artistiche: dalla scultura, la musica, al design di gioielli. Torinese, una laurea in scienze naturali, Dalila si trasferisce dieci anni fa a New York, spinta dalla passione e dalla vocazione artistica. Nella Grande Mela trova terren...

Contemporary Italian designer Antonio Citterio, the founder of Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, works on some of the most luxurious projects across the globe with a team of eight partners and more than 90 employees in offices in Milan and New York. His architectural and interior design firm is hired by Rome-based jeweler-turned-hotelier Bulgari and...

"Dal cucchiaio alla città del futuro, sostenibilità e innovazione": questo il tema trattato il 19 marzo scorso dagli architetti Marco Piva e Chad Oppenheim all’Istituto Marangoni di Miami per celebrare l’Italian Design Day 2019. Di fronte a un pubblico di operatori del settore - designer, architetti e imprenditori edili locali – è intervenuto il co...

L’idea di una città sostenibile, attenta alle esigenze ambientali; un progetto di riforestazione metropolitana pronto a raccogliere la sfida del cambiamento climatico, vera emergenza del nostro tempo. È questa la concezione che sorregge il famoso “Bosco Verticale” dell’architetto e presidente della Triennale di Milano Stefano Boeri, un modello resi...