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Dopo Olanda e Cina il progetto di networking di Altagamma si amplia negli USA con il lancio dell’Altagamma Club New York, che ha come obiettivo promuovere la creatività, l’eccellenza, la qualità e lo stile di vita dell’Italia negli Stati Uniti, mercato di riferimento per l’alto di gamma italiano. Il primo incontro del Club di Altagamma a New York è...

Italy on Madison campaign ended with enormous success a week of special events, cultural happenings, and experiential activities spotlighted authentic Italian craftmanship in fashion, culinary culture, jewelry, and design. Organized by the Italian Trade Agency (ITA), the campaign extended from Flatiron to the Upper East Side, highlighting stores, b...

International icon of Italian style and award-winning design firm, Pininfarina, has officially opened its first New York City office–representing an exciting next step in the firm’s storybook evolution from bespoke coachbuilder to global design powerhouse. Founded in 1930, Pininfarina is lauded all over the globe for creating some of the most stunn...

I’d already heard so much about the Italian Jewelry Manifesto, and, with the promise of seeing 50 designers and makers from Vicenza, Valenza, Arezzo, Orvieto, and beyond—right in the heart of midtown Manhattan—I decided I had to check it out for myself. I’m so glad I did. The venue, Piazza Italia on Madison Avenue, was light, bright, and spacious....

The international furniture brand, Poltrona Frau, is taking a 19,000-square-foot leap uptown. The brand will leave Soho and join other contemporary furniture designers in the district along Madison Avenue with a three-level spot at the northeast corner of East 34th Street. The modern flagship retail space at 181 Madison Ave. has soaring ceilings an...

Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator of the Department of Architecture & Design at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York was, coincidentally, born in Sassari, Sardinia. It was 1963 and her father, an otolaryngologist, was working there as he had done previously in Milan, where Antonelli’s brother was born, and as he would later do in Ferrara, wher...

The avenue known for luxury shopping in the Big Apple will be celebrating the legendary era and Italian style glorified by “la Dolce Vita” for 7 days. The iconic avenue will celebrate “Made in Italy” for one week with a series of events centered around fashion, jewelry, food and design. The “Italy on Madison” initiative, launched by the ITA (Italia...

United Airlines restores the daily direct connection Naples - New York/Newark with the first flight departing from Naples airport. The connection will operate until October 29. It joins the daily direct flights, operated all year round, from Rome and Milan Malpensa to the airline's New York/Newark hub and the seasonal connection from Rome to the Wa...

Tucked away on Greene Street in Lower Manhattan is a storefront whose late-19th century cast-iron facade—complete with ornate Corinthian columns drenched in a rich cream color—juxtaposes against bold, red branding. This cohesion of contemporary design and historic architecture serves as the backdrop for Italian lighting brand Foscarini’s flagship N...

ITA (Italian Trade Agency), in collaboration with FEDERORAFI (Federazioni Nazionale Orafi Argentieri Gioiellieri Fabbricanti) and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will host “The Italian Jewelry Manifesto” a three-day inspirational and educational workshop on the strategy of the Italian Jewelry Sector, featuring over 50 Italian jewelry brand...

A new Italian has landed in North America as Ferrari of Central New Jersey invited clients out to view the very first Ferrari 296 GTS in the United States. The U.S. debut of the new 296 GTS occurred at Ferrari of New York, the corporate showroom and design center of Ferrari North America. The clients of Ferrari of Central New Jersey, part of the Mu...

New York’s newest day spa is now open to the public on Governors Island — with a level of decadence its former inhabitants could only dream of. The island’s abandoned Army barracks and officers’ family quarters were transformed into the new spa, dubbed QC NY, by CEO Andrea Quadrio Curzio. His 74,000-square-foot wellness palace cost an eye-popping $...