Venice is a city famous for both its canals and its incredible architecture. Venice started out as a cluster of islands that grew into a small fishing village in the early Middle Ages. Over time Venice transformed into one of Italy’s leading powers thanks to its vast trade network within the Eastern Mediterranean. The Republic of Venice was establi...

After a decade of exclusively producing its luxury kitchens, baths, closets and millwork in its manufacturing hub in Italy, ITALKRAFT opened its first U.S.-based manufacturing facility in Miami in December. Equipped with the same machinery and technology as its Italian manufacturing plant, the new facility will generate 10 percent of all ITALKRAFT...

The Italian luxury car manufacturer ARES Modena combined this Thursday the exclusive design of its sports cars with the art of former American motorsports champion Hubert Phipps in its first exhibition and open store in Miami’s Design District . The brand specialized in limited series of automobiles presented the ARES S1 in Miami, a sports car insp...

Pisa, the city that is home to one of the most recognizable symbols of Italy, is also the site of one of the most important works of modern art in Italy—Keith Haring’s Tuttomondo. Haring painted the 180-meter “All the World” mural on the rear exterior of the church of Sant’Antonio Abate in 1989. It was to be one of Haring’s last major works of art...

The Getty shop justifies a colorful goblet’s $45 price tag by noting that it hails from the Venetian island of Murano, “famous for its highly prized, collectible glass.” Walmart writes that a $57.95 plum figurine embodies Murano’s “richness of color, originality, and unparalleled craftsmanship.” Stunning yet pricey, Murano glass is frequently hawke...

On first appearances, Bolzano in the far north of Italy is just like any other alpine town. Nestled in a valley lined by steep green hills peppered with castles, barns and churches, and terraced with vineyards, the city is a whimsical snow globe of winding streets, pastel-coloured houses and Baroque taverns. But cross the Talfer river on the wester...

Grottaglie, a small town in the hinterland of Taranto, is an important city in the economic, productive, artistic and cultural panorama of Puglia. It is a historic destination in Salento, immersed in the landscape of ancient villages rich in culture. Grottaglie stands on the slope of one of the Murge Hills. Its historic centre symbolises Apulian ar...

Recently, we have been hearing more and more about the Metaverse, especially since the inventor of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, announced that he wanted to change the name of his famous social channel to Meta. At first, this new universe seemed so strange and distant, as if it were just material for cinema or TV series. But the Metaverse is already h...

Have you ever dreamed of renovating a home in Italy? Join this event to hear Natalie Smargiassi share her experiences renovating the home of her great grandmother. Natalie will also talk about the area of Northern Lazio in the Tiber River Valley. This area is filled with beautiful castles, Etruscan and Roman historic sites, and amazing scenery. All...

Conceptual plans for a modern, five-story luxury condominium development called Casa d’Angolo, or “corner house “in Italian, were sent back to the drawing board by the Cleveland Landmarks Commission yesterday. The recommendation came despite a member of the development team predicting the proposed condos would become a Little Italy landmark equal t...