Maserati's partnered with Italian fashion house Emenegildo Zegna for seven years, going back to the Maserati Quattroporte Ermenegildo Zegna Limited Edition Concept worked up as part of Maserati's centennary celebrations in 2014. At last year's New York Auto Show, the pair debuted the results of another collaboration, the new Pelletessuta woven leat...

Architects have turned to shipping containers to make everything from pop-up shops to co-working spaces, and even teetering towers of student housing. But now the humble corrugated steel box might have found one of its most useful reincarnations yet, in the hands of an international network of architects and engineers who have come together to conv...

As coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to ravage their country, Italians are coming together in unprecedented ways, hanging inspiring posters, singing from their balconies, and taking time each night to applaud health care workers on the front lines. How are they managing to stay so positive in the face of the pandemic? Roman food tour operator Sophie...

Italian architect Antonio Citterio has opened the doors to the first residence at Arte, his first US building. The 12 storey residential building in the shape of an abstract pagoda brings 16 new residences to the sought-after oceanfront location. Inspired by Miami Beach’s 1930s modern architectural heritage, the majestic building is layered with te...

“Could you imagine American Gigolo without the Armani costumes? What would the devil wear if it were not Prada? How could you listen to your fave old school Hip Hop without having Moschino and Gucci name-checked in the lyrics?!” Moschino creative director Jeremy Scott is talking about what Italian fashion has brought to the world, and one thing is...

Luxury branded residences are becoming increasingly prevalent in the world’s most sophisticated urban areas. While a beautiful home in a coveted enclave is still a status symbol, discerning buyers are increasingly seeking out the additional sense of prestige that accompanies ownership of a branded residence. Hundreds exist worldwide, most in Asia a...

Italian renewables specialist Renergetica SpA (BIT:REN) has signed a contract to develop an up-to-10-MWp solar power plant to serve an industrial site owned by Alamo Cement Company Ltd in the US state of Texas. Renergetica USA Corp will work on a photovoltaic (PV) project in San Antonio. The company typically covers all activities of the value chai...

Casa Surace was founded in 2015 by a group of friends from Naples who, since then, produce witty videos for fun. Five years later, they have won the heart of more than three million social media fans. Of course, I’m one of them. Then, you’ll understand why I was particularly excited when they agreed to be interviewed by me. The secret of their succ...

Italian entrepreneur Michael Scarpellini, the founder of Happiness Brand, is pleased to announce that his clothing items are now being made available in the U.S. Founded in 2007, the brand was created by Michael and his wife Eiman, who first met when they were both fashion students at school in Los Angeles. The couple has recently moved with their...

Dance is a social art form that happens in crowded rooms full of people. Partnering and dance instruction are all about touching. Movement requires large spaces. So what happens in a period of enforced separation and reduced square footage? American dancers are just beginning to deal with these challenges. In addition to the stress of not being abl...