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Italydesign.com is an innovative and cutting edge factory direct importer of luxury modern and contemporary furniture offering many of Italy's most prestigious brand names coupled with the highest level of customer service.   Italydesign.com's Emeryville, California showroom and warehouse located in the San Francisco Bay area is one of the l...

Often in Silicon Valley we hear statistics like ”more data has been created in the last 2 years than in all previous human history.” And while the explosion of big data is momentous and meaningful, similar exponential models are applicable to food.   Try this prediction made by Nobel Laureate Norman Borlaug: “In the next 40 years, farmers wi...

Italian and American collectibles are dominating the sales at Gooding & Company and RM Sotheby's during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance's motoring week. Among the headliners at Gooding & Co. on August 20-21 are a 1971 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV with coachwork by Bertone, that is being offered publicly for the first time (est: $2.2-...

Italian luxury menswear house Ermenegildo Zegna opened this week its first stand alone in the U.S. dedicated to its Z Zegna line. The new Z Zegna mono-brand store is situated within the Beverly Hills Centre Mall in Los Angeles. Also this week, Z Zegna's creative director, Paul Surridge, presented the Z Zegna Fall Winter 2013-14 collection at the Z...

September 18, 2014, Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMGalleria Atrium - 101 Henry Adams St - San Francisco, California 94103   Andrea Rubelli narrates the unique exhibition recently created by the Rubelli Design Studio in Venice, presenting seven amazing installations whose single common denominator is a thread of white silk. Each p...

di Marco Marinucci   Signor Presidente, la sua visita in Silicon Valley è particolarmente apprezzata. Siamo onorati che abbia accolto l'appello che, insieme al nostro amato Console Generale in San Francisco, Mauro Battocchi, le abbiamo rivolto in occasione dello scorso Italian Innovation Day (qui il video, al min. 6.18), l'appuntamento...

In the past weeks important announcements were made by American companies. Cisco, Apple and GE informed that they plan to carry out R&D investment in Italy. In fact, Italy is one of the six leading manufacturing countries in the world, second in Europe only to Germany, ahead of France and the United Kingdom.   Now that the Italian Govern...

By Charles Fleming   Sport utility vehicles are hot, and Alfa Romeo and Maserati want in on the action. The two Italian nameplates are trying to raise brand awareness by each adding an SUV to their sports car and luxury car lineups.   The hope is to attract new buyers by giving them a vehicle they find more useful than, say, an A...

Petersen Automotive Museum - 6060 Wilshire Blvd - Los Angeles, CA 90036. Five bays show the entire process of manufacturing a modern car. Visitors start out in an area with raw materials – steel, aluminum and unfinished leather – then are guided through the manufacturing process through to a finished car.   Despite the widespread a...

by Mauro Battocchi   For the 2013 Year of Italian Culture in the US, Fondazione Giannino Bassetti presents in San Francisco and the Bay Area the culture, beauty and innovation of 'Made in Italy' design: a week of exhibitions, debate and comparison between the cutting edge models of Italian production and the technology of Silicon Valley towa...

"We don't sell cars. We sell history, nostalgia and style." If you love vintage cars and you walk in at EuroClassix, you immediately understand that this is all true: as these cars are as familiar to their owners as their childhoods, you can feel the passion mixed with knowledge, the Italian style interlacing with history spread all around.  ...

L'ICE - Agenzia organizza, in occasione del Cleantech Forum che si terra' a San Francisco dal 18 al 20 marzo 2013, una missione di operatori del settore delle energie rinnovabili e delle tecnologie a impatto zero, interessate a sviluppare forme di partenariato e di collaborazione industriale. L'iniziativa rientra nel programma di attivita' nell'amb...