What comes to mind when one thinks of Italian culture is amazing food, family traditions, breathtaking architecture, landscapes, luxury fashion and goods. It is no secret that the official brand of “made in Italy” holds an immense amount of global respect and notoriety as it pertains to fashion and consumer goods, perhaps it is the way the brand tr...

A great cocktail is a work of art. With that ideal, ITALICUS Rosolio di Bergamotto— the bergamot rosolio aperitivo brand founded by Italian bartender and drinks industry veteran Giuseppe Gallo—challenged bartenders worldwide to create an ultimate art-inspired aperitivo experience, using the Rosolio di Bergamotto as a key ingredient. The eight U.S....

Wheaton attorney Jessica Defino has been elected president of the Justinian Society of Lawyers, DuPage County Chapter. Joining her as officers are Vice President Amanda Zannoni, Second Vice President Kira Albrecht, Secretary Anthony DeLongis, Treasurer Gabby Antoniolli and Comptroller Elizabeth Pope. A member of the DuPage County Chapter since she...

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...

If you’ve ever been to an Italian old-men bar, the one where your granddad would go spend the afternoon with his mates if that’s the type of thing he is into, or if you had the curse – or blessing, depending on which way you look at it – to become acquainted with the habits and quirks of Italy’s spiagge libere (those were everyone can go without pa...

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...

There’s a new, zen-like space at The Andy Warhol Museum. The first things you’ll notice in the gallery are stacks of colorful mattresses hanging above one another. The work, “Milano,” was produced in collaboration with More-So, a division of Italian design company Moroso, and you’re invited to slip on some shoe coverings and hop inside. “They kind...

How does a biopharmaceutical executive from Verona end up becoming Cincinnati’s sole purveyor of luxury Italian kitchens? Good question. For Agostino Fede, owner and founder of NOLI, it went something like this: After retiring from corporate life, Fede moved to New York City, where he began, as he puts it, a sort of grand “rewiring.” The question,...

It may be hard to keep up with his many milestones and accolades after a lifelong career, but Valentino Garavani is marking yet another celebratory moment on Wednesday, turning 90 years old. The city of Voghera, Italy, where the couturier was born, is paying tribute to him with an exhibition of 50 of his storied designs, running from Wednesday to J...