This Spring, a group of accomplished Italians architects, artists, designers, and tech wizards set up shop at the center the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York. Known collectively as Made IT, they debuted their first-ever collection, a handful of sleek, progressive items, crafted with the intention to marry centuries of Italian d...

by Bill Esler   Following successful multi-unit cabinetry projects in Florida, cabinetry and architectural woodwork firm Italkraft Mid Altantic Llc is opening a Houston office to supply two projects under construction there. The operation is expected to open in the fall.   Raul J. Gutierrez and Alex Xakoustis founded Italkraft, based...

In 1954, the Olivetti Store opened on New York's Fifth Avenue – the center of the world's wealth and business world at the time, especially in the stretch between 34th and 59th Street. For the United States, 1954 was a year of important achievements. The country was at the international helm of technological innovation, and saw the first color...

Il design brianzolo va in mostra negli Stati Uniti, a Denver. E lo fa in maniera virtuale. L'American Instutute of Architects, l'associazione di Washington che riunisce 81 mila architetti statunitensi, ha infatti invitato l'Italian Furniture Design e la Camera di Commercio di Monza e Brianza a partecipare ad 'Aia Virtual Expo 2013', un evento virt...

Today, leading home furnishings destination Crate and Barrel, announces the debut of its partnership with renowned Italian designer, architect, art director and interior designer Paola Navone.   The first of three planned collections designed by Paola Navone, exclusively for Crate and Barrel, will consist of more than 140 items across multip...

  WTI Magazine #65    2015 July, 24Author : Living Adamis      Translation by:   Nude look for the new version of one of the top sellers of the Modoluce suspension catalog, characterized by baroque opulence, which is interpreted with unprecedented lightness. Everything in sight for Florinda Desnuda that, totally stripped of the coating in pleate...

The organization of Grafitalia and Converflex is now proceeding at full steam in view of the upcoming edition of the two exhibitions, part of the great event taking place in 2015 at Fieramilano.   The presidency of the two exhibitions was confirmed to Vincenzo Boccia for Grafitalia and Simona Michelotti for Converflex - two prominent preside...

One of the protagonists of Expo 2015 is certainly architecture as a genre and its remarkable impact. Visitors passionate about it, should start their tour from the Zero Pavilion, where a 5 thousand squared meters path leads the guests through a deep insight of the humanity food story, stressing the global right to food security.   A second s...

by Rob Bailey   Want to help jumpstart Staten Island's Italian Cultural Foundation? The weekend of Sept. 26-27, atop picturesque Grymes Hill, the landmark mansion known as Casa Belvedere presents Motori D'Italia — an Italian car show — a major highlight of its annual Festa D'Italia benefit.   Proceeds from "all facets of this sig...

The Italian Cultural Institute joined in celebrating the 8th annual SF Design Week with a satellite exhibit from the Museo Nazionale della Arti del XXI Secolo (MAXXI) called Piccolo Utopie, or Small Utopias.   Opening night at the Institute, Thursday, June 19, included a round-table panel that helped bring context to the buildings and instal...