By Mauro Battocchi   It's San Francisco Design Week and today Italy continues its design dance in the limelight with the opening of an exhibition of the great Vico Magistretti's work at the Italian Cultural Institute (814 Montgomery Street) at 6:30PM.   The exhibition, made possible by the Fondazione Studio Museo Vico Magistretti in M...

by Serena Perfetto   He is considered part of that group of people "who are shaping our world". Indeed, Martino Gamper, worldwide known Italian designer based in London, proved once again, during his conversation at Arkitektura in San Francisco, how his work crosses multiple personalities, engaging a variety of projects, from exhibition desi...

by Hannah Martin   MissoniHome's spirited chevrons, swirls, and florals now have a home in New York's SoHo neighborhood. The just-opened showroom—MissoniHome's first location in the city—will serve as a hub for designers and other members of the trade to experiment with the fabrics, furnishings, and accessories in the storied Italian fashion...

Can design mix together with the Do It Yourself (DIY) philosophy? Yes, but only with the help of innovation and creativity. Or at least this is what four Italian young designers have proved with their cardboard lamp 01Lamp Fattelo!.   Everything started a few years ago, when Federico Trucchia was thinking about how to create a lamp using the...

  WTI Magazine #34    2014 June, 11Author : Martina Siega      Translation by:   Cassina and Luis Vuitton featured an exclusive piece for 2014. LC4 CP is a master piece that joins Design and Fashion. Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, well known with the pseudonym of Le Corbusier, was a Swiss-born French architect who belonged to the first generation of...

Poetry and design meet in this unique volume that is also a tribute to two of the leading characters in these artistic fields -- Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Armando Milani.   Fifty poems from Mr. Ferlinghetti's body of work are on the left pages of this finely crafted hardcover edition, accompanied on the right pages by fifty images created by...

by Bonnie L. Cook   Walter Fontanella, 83, and the love of his life, Tomasina Fontanella, 85, died 10 days apart after a happy 58-year marriage. The couple lived in Havertown for many years. Mr. Fontanella had long been ill with cancer when he died Saturday, Jan. 16, at Vitas Hospice at Jefferson Methodist Hospital.   Mrs. Fontan...

This important new space follows the opening of the Scavolini Soho Gallery in New York by Scavolini USA, in 2010, which is Manhattan's largest kitchen showroom to date, and the store inaugurated last September in Miami. The exclusive location—the world's widest building at the time of its inauguration in 1930—belonged the Kennedy family for many y...

L'unicità del design italiano, che trova le sue radici nella tradizione del made in Italy, sta sempre più conquistando un posto di rilievo nel mercato americano. Innovazione, creatività, artigianalità sono alla base di un modo di fare business che mette al centro qualità e ispirazione.   Dall'arredamento all'arte decorativa, queste caratteri...

Nella Vetrina is proud to add the Tonelli collection of designer glass furniture and casegoods to its selection of Italian lighting designs. With this collection, in which dozens of globally influential designers experiment with one of humanity's oldest inventions, Nella Vetrina continues to bring the very finest European design to America.  ...