Italian railway company Salini announced that it won the giant high speed train project tender in the USA. This tender of $ 5,9 billion consists of a package that includes the design, construction and maintenance of the high-speed train line between Houston and Dallas. 386 km long line The design works of the high speed train line between Dallas an...

When it comes to comics, certain names are simply iconic. America has its Stan Lee, Belgium its Hergé, and Britain its Alan Moore. Though the quality and scale of his work rivaled or surpassed these others, the name Gian Luigi Bonelli is less known outside the Italian speaking world. Now considered the “patriarch of Italian comics,” Bonelli built a...

C’è un famoso disegnatore e illustratore italiano, che vive fra Milano e New York ed è considerato uno dei più grandi al mondo: si chiama Emiliano Ponzi, 41 anni. E’ così famoso che i suoi lavori, riconoscibili per lo stile unico, sono pubblicati dalle più prestigiose testate, come The New Yorker, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Time, Newsweek,...

The high-end Italian fashion and accessory company, Gucci, has set up a pop-up shop in Chicago, Illinois to help bring in the fun for NBA’s All-Star Weekend. The shop took some time to construct, but it was worth the wait when the doors opened. According to Gucci, the shop is “a dreamscape of nocturnal refractions and reflections, taking us into a...

Vico Magistretti was one of the most prolific industrial designers of his generation. His pieces, from lamps to chairs, to sofas and kitchens, grace homes and offices around the world. And he was not just a designer, but also a highly influential architect and a generous teacher. On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Magistretti’s birth, and...

Once a month I crave a “x” of Dante. Not the Dante who wrote the Divine Comedy, but Dante, a barber in my village. After having lived here for going on three years, I have a regular, quasi-religious ritual. Dante the barber cuts my hair sometime during the third week of each month. With my extent of baldness, the whole process has not, in many year...

Cappuccino is the Italian beverage for excellence, consisting of Espresso coffee and steamed milk. Italy is the largest consumer of Cappuccino in the world. This is traditionally eaten during the morning, at breakfast or sometimes in the afternoon, but never during meals. The Italians in the morning are divided between those who have breakfast with...

Italy-based confectionery group Ferrero has set up another distribution outlet in the US with plans to take on 50 workers during its first year of operation. The more than 640,000 sq m facility is located in Goodyear, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix, and will become operational around mid-March. "Ferrero is investing in our presence and business in t...

The excellence is menswear has become harder to discern. These days, branding has become all-powerful. In fact, men, ever more than women, have adopted brands seeking quality and style. Faced with an indigestible number of choices, the American male consumer often retreats to the safety net of a familiar brand name. Henceforth, the message must be...

It’s most people’s dream to build a life that consists of them doing what they love while also being financially successful at the same time, and one entrepreneur from Italy has managed to not only accomplish this by overcoming great challenges, but also has been able to accomplish this in record time. His name is Riccardo Roiati, he’s only 22 year...