Rebuilding. My days in New York (1959-2018) by Martino Marangoni is a collection of photos by the author, memories of his frequent stays in New York, throughout his life. At the book presentation participate, also, Maria Antonella Pelizzari and Bill Hunt. Martino Marangoni was born in Florence in 1950, where he currently resides, the son of an Ital...

I grafici italiani hanno avuto una duratura influenza sul panorama visivo e culturale americano. Sono infatti numerosi i designer che dall'Italia si sono trasferiti o hanno pubblicato negli Stati Uniti nel secolo scorso: da Fortunato Depero, partito per New York nel 1928, all'innovativo studio Unimark International, fondato negli anni Sessanta. Il...

In a new approach to its home collection, Fendi has teamed again with architect and interior designer Cristina Celestino. “We’ve come full circle,” said Fendimen’s and accessories creative director Silvia Venturini Fendi, in an exclusive preview of the collection. “After working for 10 years with emerging designers at Design Miami, we are evolving...

If you’re looking for a car attraction to visit in Italy, here’s a new one to add to your list. It comes courtesy of FCA Heritage, the organisation that looks after Fiat, Lancia, Abarth and Alfa Romeo. It’s called the FCA Heritage Hub, and it’s located in the former Officina 81 site in Via Plava, part of Turin’s huge industrial area of Mirafiori. T...

Italian design in furniture, lighting, objects and more is renowned – but oddly has never received much recognition from Italy itself. That is about to change, because on April 9th the new Museum of Italian Design opens its doors to the public for the first time. Designed by Michele De Lucchi of the famed Memphis group, the showcase of design is lo...

The goings-on in Milanese storefronts and galleries during Salone are arguably just as exciting as the debuts happening on-site at the show. Here’s your golden ticket: a guide to the who’s who (and what’s where) of Fuorisalone, the seven-day city-wide design festival that includes more than 1,000 events. PRO TIPS. Stick to this simple advice from t...

The Art Stations project (Stazioni dell’Arte) entrusted the vision of the city’s public transit stations to contemporary artists and architects in order to bring art to people’s everyday lives. The dazzling Toledo underground station stands out among the bunch, and was even nominated as the most beautiful transit station in Europe. Each level of th...

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’...

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...