For some, the allure of the Maserati Ghibli is its sleek design and luxurious feel. For others, it's the fine Italian leather interior, Ferrari engine and Brembo brakes. But for many, it's simply the "basso profundo," as Italians like to call the car's rumbling. The resounding tone is present no matter how fast the luxury car is going. &...

by Chiara Beghelli   Chefs, designers, magicians, architects, poets are among the professionals that work with their hands: one hundred of them have been selected by photographer Fabrizio Ferri for the book "One of 100," dedicated to Maserati Quattroporte Zegna Limited Edition cars, to describe the excellence of craftsmanship and the heritag...

Italian Cultural Institute of ChicagoTuesday, October 27, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)Chicago, IL A conversation with Massimo Iosa Ghini, Mario Cuccinella and Aldo Cibic about their experiences and challenges in the application of sustainability of today. This event is presented in collaboration with the Italian Trade Agency, Confindust...

It's a brand known for high fashion style and elegance all under the leadership of the man who created it – Giorgio Armani. Fifteen years ago the Italian designer turned to home design, creating interiors for buildings in Dubai and Milan. For the first time ever, in the U.S., Giorgio Armani showed off his home style at Residences by Arman...

by Jay Ramey   If you consider yourself a fan of Italian cars, then you can't miss the upcoming Tutto Italiano classic car show in the Boston area. The Larz Anderson Auto Museum is set to host its single most popular annual lawn event this weekend, and hundreds of Italian cars from Fiats to Ferraris are expected to come out.   Over th...

The Italian fashion house MISSONI known for its colorful knitwear designs, began successfully making a name for itself in furniture. Now, MISSONI makes its first foray into tableware to expand their Home division.   Rosita Missoni founded the MISSONI fashion house with her husband Ottavio in 1953. In 1997, she passed on the fashion side of t...

It sounds like the perfect combination, doesn't it? The gorgeous, elegant lines of an Italian road-going masterpiece and the power of a no-frills American V8. If you're thinking it seems like something only dreams are made of, you'd be delightfully wrong. That's where the trio of 1959 Scaglietti Corvettes come in to sweep us off our feet. A little...

Italian design brand Arper has opened a New Yorkshowroom, following in the footsteps of other European brands setting up shop in the US. Arper – founded in 1989 in Italy – debuted its Manhattan store on 19 November in Soho, at 476 Broadway, near showrooms for Luceplan, Foscarini, Ingo Maurer and other leading design brands.   Encompassi...

  WTI Magazine #42    2014 September, 3Author : Living Adamis      Translation by:   Navetta 30 is the second model of the "green series" from Filippetti Yacht. This 30-meter shuttle is part of the Navetta line, entirely designed by Filippetti Yacht in collaboration with designer Peter Mingarelli, and conceived respecting environmental sustainab...

Brunello Cucinelli realizes where investment pays off...the most dynamic region right now for the luxury sector — the US market. The Italian luxury cashmere brand has just opened its third store in New York. Following openings on Madison Avenue and on Bleecker Street in the West Village, it has now opened in the Soho neighborhood with a 4,300-...