Aerospace represents a sector where there is a Made in Italy that is as important as it is little known. Our country in the field of aeronautics has a long-standing and established tradition. In 1903 the first flight of the Wright brothers took place, and already on January 13, 1909, the first Italian aircraft, built by Engineer Aristide Faccioli a...

The project Villa Firenze Contemporanea kicks off with an inauguration on Thursday, October 19th, in the presence of select representatives from the American and Italian-American cultural, media, and economic communities. “It is a formidable initiative of cultural diplomacy and growth,” said Italian Ambassador Mariangela Zappia, “bringing a selecti...

Murano glass and Burano lace truly stood the test of time. Originating from – and deeply connected to – the very heart of La Serenissima, these traditional crafts are not just a source of local pride but also a significant part of Italy’s cultural heritage. Now, finally, they are on the cusp of receiving a new layer of protection and recognition th...

It could be said that the history of ceramics begins in the mists of time. A resistant, versatile material that also lends itself well to decoration could only have great success all over the world. Italian pottery, in particular, although already existing in the Etruscan age, experienced its heyday in the Renaissance, when great artists such as Do...

Is a tea kettle a work of art? Alberto Alessi, grandson of Alessi founder Giovanni, certainly thinks so. Alessi’s president said the success of the company over the past six decades has been driven by his motto that functional objects like toasters and spoons have the potential to be intrinsically poetic. In 102 years of his family’s history and de...

The Center for Arts and Innovation has just selected Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano to design its new creative campus. The campus is situated in the heart of downtown Boca Raton in Florida and aims to become a global hub for creative excellence. Ultimately, The Center is on a mission to transform Boca Raton into an internationally rec...

B&B Italia and Molteni&C, two Italian home design groups, will both open showrooms in Washington, D.C., later this fall. Both designers signed leases in Georgetown’s design district, known as Cady’s Alley, which was developed by EastBanc, the majority landlord of the area’s retail properties.  B&B Italia, an international design furniture group fou...

The Italian Trade Commission in collaboration with ANFAO, Italy’s eyewear manufacturers association, is sharing further details about their upcoming "Extraordinary Italian Eyewear" events happening in Seattle on October 10 at The 101 and in Chicago on October 12 in Cafe Brauer at Lincoln Park Zoo. Extraordinary Italian Eyewear is designed to introd...

When: Thursday – October 19, 2023 - Where: 4141 Atrium (4141 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137) The Best of Italian Design is a unique event dedicated to celebrating and displaying the most prestigious Italian brands and Made in Italy high-end products. The event is created for those Italian design companies interested in meeting with local industry prof...