The fifth Natuzzi Italia store opened in South Florida in the Miami Design District on February 12, at 3818 N. Miami Ave. amid grand opening festivities. The new franchise joins stores in Aventura, Ft. Lauderdale, Boca Raton and Orlando with two other stores in the development phase in Pinecrest and Naples.   "Natuzzi Italia is the most pres...

by James Barron   It wouldn't be a Santa Fe Concorso without a theme, and this year's will come swooping in like a Ferrari. The sixth annual event of what the Concorso calls "The Southwest's premier automobile gathering" will have a blend of Italian and American style when it commences Sept. 25-27. "Ferrari in America" is one of the cen...

  WTI Magazine #36    2014 June, 25Author : Martina Siega      Translation by:   The Italian designer Piero Lissoni is the winner of the XXIII edition of Compasso d'Oro. The Door L16 LUALDI has been rewarded as Compasso d'Oro 2014. The awards ceremony took place on May 28th, in Milan.    

by Terence Cullen   An Italian cabinet-maker is moving into a ground-floor space at 50 West 23rd Street in the Flatiron District, Commercial Observer has learned. César, a kitchen cabinet company based in northern Italy, inked a deal on Monday for 3,200 square feet at Two Trees Management Company's only Manhattan commercial building, ac...

Costruire un ponte tra l'eccellenza del Made in Italy nel creare bellezza e la capacità industriale e tecnologia della Silicon Valley. È questo il fulcro del progetto Making in Italy-Making in Usa: Artisanship, Technology and Design. Innovating with Beauty, che si terrà dall'11 al 24 giugno a San Francisco nell'ambito dell'Anno della Cultura Italia...

Massimo Vignelli, an acclaimed graphic designer who gave shape to his spare, Modernist vision in book covers and shopping bags, furniture and corporate logos, even a church and a New York City subway map that enchanted aesthetes and baffled straphangers, died on Tuesday at his home in Manhattan. He was 83.   His death, after a long illness,...

"Immagina di prendere l'auto e partire per un viaggio. Immagina di volere un caffè. Fai una telefonata, la macchina modulo si attacca alla tua e si crea uno spazio interno dove tu puoi comodamente prendere il tuo caffè. Intanto, l'auto guida da sola". È questa l'idea di Tommaso Gecchelin, designer freelance classe 1985, per rivoluzionare il concet...

"Vivere alla Ponti. Esperimenti di vita domestica e architetture per l'abitare e il lavoro" è il titolo della mostra dedicata al grande architetto e designer Gio Ponti che sarà ospitata da giovedì 16 a venerdì 31 maggio nella sede dell'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York.   La mostra, realizzata in collaborazione e con il sostegno di Mo...

The high-end Italian jeweller Buccellati, owned by Clessidra Investment Fund, opened its flagship U.S. store this month in Chicago.    Spread over 3 levels on the prestigious Oak Street, the mezzanine shows the modern design elements of blond wood and smokey mirrors, and the traditional vitrines that are signature in all Buccellati stor...

Lets face it Italy and Italians do a lot of popular things and often better than almost anywhere on earth. All over the world it really is true that Everybody Loves Italian. Sport Cars like Ferrari, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Bugati etcetra. Clothes and Fashion such as Versaci, Armani and an unending number of very high end clothing. We take our cl...