Nella giornata di mercoledì 20 settembre si è tenuta la prima edizione della AmCham Advocacy Conference, evento interamente dedicato alla presentazione delle attività di advocacy di AmCham Italy.  All’iniziativa hanno preso parte oltre 140 persone, in rappresentanza di istituzioni, aziende, associazioni di categoria e camere di commercio estere. Do...

At Milan’s Salone del Mobile in 1971, Florentine architect Lapo Binazzi assembled polyurethane pieces into a Doric temple, queued up his sound track, and pressed play. “Our dream was to ruin the temple to the ground, to the sound of an earthquake,” remembers Binazzi, now 74 and still based in Florence. The practical application of the remaining chu...

Date: October 17, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Location: Palazzo Lombardia, 39th floor, Milan, Italy. On October 17 in occasion of Panorama d’Italia week in Milan, the Italian Business and Investment Initiative in cooperation with the American Chamber of Commerce In Italy, its co-promoters and sponsors is proud to bring the VII Summit “Italy meets...

Winner of the 2016 “Best Department Store in the World” by Intercontinental Group of Department Stores (IGDS), the most prestigious international association of department stores, la Rinascente marks its 100th Anniversary. La Rinascente is an Italian retailer founded in Milan in 1917. It now consists of 11 department stores located in major Italian...

Italians are very particular when it comes to how their coffee is prepared and tastes—and they don’t much like the American style. In Italy, coffee (caffè) means espresso—a small, strong shot of black coffee with a brownish foam (crema) on top. This is Italy’s ubiquitous, almost sole method of preparation. Good baristas are highly trained and skill...

Milan usually plays second fiddle to Italian vacation destinations such as Florence or Rome. It’s known by most Americans as a center for fashion and industry, but Milan is also a magnificent place to visit with incredible art, museums and attractions. Ed Pizzarello, a travel writer and founder of the travel blog Pizza in Motion, told me Italy is a...

Le vie d’acqua e il design sono i punti di sintesi tra Milano e Chicago. Da questa mattina, il sindaco di Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, è in visita nel capoluogo lombardo. A Palazzo Marino con il collega Beppe Sala (che ha anche annunciato la possibilità di tenere il referendum sulla riapertura dei Navigli in concomitanza con le prossime elezioni regional...

The rating of the world’s most attractive places of interest has been recently released by Tripadvisor, the famous website for trip planning and booking. Duomo, the Milan cathedral dedicated to St Mary of the Nativity, is among the top ten most appreciated tourist attractions. The closest competitors of Duomo are Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dh...

Earlier this year, Milan-based design agency Ogilvy & Mather partnered with Nutella manufacturer Ferrero to unveil its "Nutella Unica" jars. The agency created an algorithm that generated 7 million unique permutations of Nutella jars, from an assemblage of various patterns and colors. Ferrero sold these jars in Italy throughout the month of Februar...

In the madness of late spring at San Marco Square in Venice, amid the hordes pouring in from land and sea, hard by the hissing espresso machines and sizzling panini presses of overpriced cafes, I found the still point of the turning world. I found it in the library. It was 10 in the morning and I was standing, alone and enthralled, on the second fl...