Nell’era in cui le immagini, più che le parole, vengono utilizzate come veicoli di messaggi ed idee, l’arte di strada, nata come forma di protesta negli anni ‘60, rappresenta più di altre un vettore istantaneo in grado di esprimere contenuti complessi in maniera immediata, divenendo un laboratorio di alfabetizzazione dei cittadini non solo alla cul...

Iconic Italian design brands Alessi, Poliform and Kartell, are sponsoring the Parmigiano Reggiano® Design Challenge and inviting professional designers and design students to submit their product concepts. The brief? To elevate the human experience through products that celebrate authenticity across the journey of enjoying a meal. The prize? A trip...

The celebrated Italian astrophysicist Margherita Hack will be honoured with a statue in Milan, to be unveiled on the centenary of her birth next year. The tribute to Hack, who died in 2013, will be Milan's first public statue dedicated to a woman. Behind the project is the Deloitte Foundation, in collaboration with Casa degli Artisti and with the s...

For the past four years, the Hudson Valley-based Magazzino Italian Art foundation has hosted a series of successful screenings as part of its Cinema in Piazza program. The series – which showcases both classic and contemporary Italian films to an appreciative audience of local art and film lovers – has become a fixture of Hudson Valley summer attra...

"Lezioni Americane. Sei proposte per il prossimo millennio" is a book taken from a series of lectures that Italo Calvino prepared in 1985 in view of six lectures to be held at Harvard University as part of the prestigious "Poetry Lectures" in honor of Charles Eliot Norton. Lightness, Exactness Multiplicity. Three of his six lectures are exactly the...

Nobody does happy, color-saturated prints quite like the Italian fashion house Marni. And now, in time for peak summer, you can fully immerse yourself in the brand’s maximalist ethos thanks to a new beachy-keen pop-up on New York’s Shelter Island. Called Marni Marine, the installation has taken over the gift shop and game room of a local hot spot,...

The MSC Group’s cruise division and and Fincantieri announced today the signing of a contract for the construction by Fincantieri Infrastructure Florida of a new mega cruise terminal at PortMiami. The new terminal reflects an investment of approximately 350 million euros and will be made up of a multi-level central body to serve as many as three la...

Joseph Carabelli was a self-made man, an Italian immigrant who built a successful business in Cleveland that contributed to the local arts scene in ways that are still evident today. Born in 1850 in Porto Ceresio, Italy, Carabelli was apprenticed to a stone cutter while a young man. In 1870 he emigrated to the United States, settling in New York Ci...

“Idda means ‘her’ in Sicilian dialect,” says artist and designer Gabriella Picone.  It’s a word she heard often growing up between New York City and Lipari, the Aeolian island off the coast of Sicily. Now it’s the name of her new studio, which she launched last year while hunkering down in another seaside locale, the North Fork of Long Island. What...

Every project on this page is edited and planned by ELLE Decor. We may earn commissions on certain goods you choose to purchase. Whether entering their third decade or celebrating their centennial birthday, these companies have shown that good design is commonplace. Above, clockwise from left: founders Giuseppina and Angelo Molteni; (from left) And...