Constantine triumphant in divine light, Maxentius overwhelmed by the fury of decline, Bacchus and Ariadne dance.In an unprecedented operation for Rome, a patron from overseas comes to rescue the Apollonian and Dionysian heroes of Palazzo Barberini. This is the first time that the illustrious Los Angeles-based philanthropic foundation linked to the...

Milan has become the capital of design thanks to the Milan design week that takes place every year and has managed to create a consolidated reality unique. This event is the benchmark for the world design industry and is the most anticipated event of the year. Here you can find out what Milano design week consists of and get to know when and where...

2022 marks Lambretta’s 75th anniversary, and the Italian scooter manufacturer has some big plans in store to celebrate. To kick off the next 75 years, it’s hosting an exhibition at Fuorisalone 2022, also known as Milan Design Week. That annual event regularly hosts the newest, brightest offerings from all kinds of designers, including many notable...

Italy on Madison campaign ended with enormous success a week of special events, cultural happenings, and experiential activities spotlighted authentic Italian craftmanship in fashion, culinary culture, jewelry, and design. Organized by the Italian Trade Agency (ITA), the campaign extended from Flatiron to the Upper East Side, highlighting stores, b...

Cultural superpower Italy has long been an epicentre of art, architecture and design. From the domes and arches of ancient Rome, to the 20th century maisonsthat dominate Milan Fashion Week, ‘la bella figura’, or‘good appearance’, is part of the national DNA – an aesthetic history that Fendi seeks to champion and sustain. The Roman brand has engaged...

For the past two years, the Parmigiano Reggiano Design Challenge has invited professional designers and students to enter product designs that elevate the rituals of cooking and enjoying food. In other words, this competition focuses on the magic that happens at the intersection between food and design. Parmigiano Reggiano cheese is well-known as o...

The international furniture brand, Poltrona Frau, is taking a 19,000-square-foot leap uptown. The brand will leave Soho and join other contemporary furniture designers in the district along Madison Avenue with a three-level spot at the northeast corner of East 34th Street. The modern flagship retail space at 181 Madison Ave. has soaring ceilings an...

When: Wednesday, June 8 at 6:00 pm PST - Where: Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles. The program will also be availble livestreamed on Zoom Rome’s painted facades were once as celebrated as Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes and Raphael’s Vatican stanze. Yet these treasures of the Eternal City have now all but disappeared. Celebrating the op...

Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator of the Department of Architecture & Design at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York was, coincidentally, born in Sassari, Sardinia. It was 1963 and her father, an otolaryngologist, was working there as he had done previously in Milan, where Antonelli’s brother was born, and as he would later do in Ferrara, wher...

The avenue known for luxury shopping in the Big Apple will be celebrating the legendary era and Italian style glorified by “la Dolce Vita” for 7 days. The iconic avenue will celebrate “Made in Italy” for one week with a series of events centered around fashion, jewelry, food and design. The “Italy on Madison” initiative, launched by the ITA (Italia...