by Jonathan Bazzi   Born on 6 May 1905, under the sign of Taurus, Carlo Mollino was a designer, architect, graphic designer, set designer, photographer, writer, racing driver and aviator, and an excellent skier. The only son of engineer Eugenio Mollino, he graduated in architecture from the Polytechnic of Turin, the city in which he was born...

In a nod to its new Roman headquarters at the Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana, Fendi will unveil at Design Miaminext month furniture pieces originally designed by Milanese architect Guglielmo Ulrich and conceived seven decades ago, but never actually produced. Fendi has dubbed the project "The other half of the dream. Roma 1940-2015."  ...

It is no secret that AS Roma's US-born president, James Pallotta, also a minority shareholder in the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Boston Celtics, is looking to bring some American flavour to the Italian capital.   Since his arrival in 2011 sponsorship deals have been struck with Nike and Disney, the team's marketing strategy has b...

di Daniela Tanzj e Andrea Bentivegna   In un periodo in cui il Bel paese sta faticosamente cercando di tirarsi fuori dal pantano di una crisi non più solo economica ma anche morale, fa ben sperare vedere che proprio dal design, antico vanto del nostro paese, arrivino incoraggianti segni di rinascita visto che proprio in questo ambito si vann...

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Philadelphia (PA), Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum 6825-31 Norwitch Drive   Located in Philadelphia, PA, the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is one of the world's greatest collections of racing sports cars. Assembled over 50 years by Dr. Frederick Simeone, the Museum contains over 65 historicall...

Aprire una showroom di design nel cuore di Manhattan senza spendere un centesimo di affitto è possibile. A dimostrarlo è Design-Apart, un progetto che mira a sviluppare un nuovo modo di produrre e distribuire l'arredamento Made in Italy a livello internazionale. Appoggiandosi a un'agenzia di comunicazione, Design-Apart ha lanciato un bando a New Y...

Celebrating 10 years of enduring partnerships and commitment to bringing the best in contemporary design to San Francisco, DZINE is honored to host internationally renowned architect and designer Piero Lissoni in celebration of the exhibition "1:1 Piero Lissoni" in San Francisco.   Opening on September 3rd, the month long multi-media exhibit...

By Tom Vanderbilt "YOU ARE IN PARADISE," Massimiliano Locatelli says with a smile. We are seated at a Lake Garda–shaped, python-skin-covered table of his design, in what feels like heaven's skybox: a plexiglass-enclosed conference room that seems to float in the upper, vaulted reaches of San Paolo Converso, a 16th-century former church and convent...

by Brent Snavely The Alfa Romeo Giulia, the car that heralds the long-awaited return of the storied Italian sports car brand in the U.S., made its North American debut today at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The Giulia exudes Italian styling and is billed as delivering performance to rival premium brands such as Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. &nbs...

By Terry & Kim KovelGuido Gambone (1909-1969) was an important Italian ceramic artist in the 1950s and '60s. His colorful vases in modern shapes with almost comic-strip-shaped animal figures were very different from designs by earlier Italian makers. He used thick glazes that left a rough surface.   Although he lost his leg in 1934,...