The new episode of Italian Innovators is a fascinating conversation on Italian jewelry with Alberto Milani (entrepreneur & creator of the jewelry & lifestyle luxury brand Alberto Milani "a love affair with Italy", president of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of New York, and co-founder of Piazza Italia Market in New York City). We explored th...

Lamborghini Squadra Corse, the racing division of the Italian manufacturer, has just dropped a video featuring a mean looking Huracan. The video features a rear spoiler, exhaust pipe and some cryptic captions like ‘RacingRedefined’, ‘Lamborghini’ and ‘HuracanEVO’. This is clear as the video says ‘Squadra Corse’ the car will be used in the Super Tro...

Bertazzoni, the six-generation, family-owned Italian manufacturer of award-winning appliances, has opened its first Casa Bertazzoni experience center in the United States. Located in the heart of San Francisco’s Design District, the space reflects the principle that Bertazzoni is an experiential brand that enables today’s kitchens to create persona...

Even though Shakespeare's Mercutio said that "dreams are the children of an idle brain, begot of nothing but vain fantasy", everyone has dreamt of a "house of wonders": a villa, perhaps perched on soft green hills, in a bucolic and unspoilt countryside, or caressed by the breeze and scents of the Mediterranean maquis with a spectacular sea view. An...

It all began in 1968. Ferrari had sent Pininfarina two chassis of the 25 built for the type approval of the Ferrari 512 S. The chassis had remained unsold, and were sent to Turin to be used to develop a couple of prototypes for a possible future production. One was handed over to Filippo Sapino, my colleague from the style team who at the time was...

Iconic Italian design brand Alessi is celebrating its centennial with an exhibition titled, Alessi 100-001, curated as an exploration of the company's past, present and future. Staged inside Milan's Galleria Manzoni, the exhibition is creatively separated into two segments, as indicated by the name Alessi 100-001: the 100 represents the company's p...

The Parmigiano Reggiano Design Challenge 2022 is a competition inviting professional designers and design students to submit products at the intersection of food and design. This is the second year that the Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium presented this event with the support of iconic Italian design brand Alessi Inc., and in collaboration with Kart...

She's still got it. Gallery owner Rossana Orlandi, one of the key figures of today’s design scene, has been awarded the Compasso d'Oro, a recognition of the many accomplishments of her long career. ‘Rossana Orlandi is many things, but above all she is enthusiastic in her curiosity and passionate in the ways that she looks at things. She has a gaze...

In the elegant, open space of the showroom in New York, the artist and gallerist Ralph Pucci creates prestigious pieces of furniture: tables, chairs, armchairs, desks, armoires and dressers, lighting, glassware, sculptures, paintings and graphics, with originality in shapes and in colors. In his showrooms, also located in Miami and Los Angeles, are...

In an attempt to field test the revolutionary electric charging method of dynamic induction, the Italian-American conglomerate Stellantis N.V. recently created the “Arena Del Futuro” test track. The company stated that this radically new pilot test track has been built by A35 Brebemi, the direct motorway link between Brescia and Milan, in collabora...