Italian fashion and culture descend on Philadelphia this October, with two events hosted by Drexel University's Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design – a screening of a new documentary on Italian master tailors on Oct. 2 and a seminar on the rich history of Italian footwear on Oct. 15.   The events are part of Ciao Philadelp...

Adam Nathaniel Furman, architect and winner of this year's Blueprint Award for Design Innovation, is currently undertaking his tenure as the recipient of the 2014/15 Rome Prize for Architecture at the British School at Rome.   His ongoing project, entitled The Roman Singularity, seeks to explore and celebrate Rome as "the contemporary city p...

WTI Magazine #5    2013 Nov, 15Author : Annalisa Lospinuso for PoisonDrops      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   The story of a boy coming from Voghera who has become a symbol of the Italian fashion in the world, a story narrated by those who had the chance to meet him and work with him during these years. "Valentino. Ritratto a più voci dell...

Presented by VStyle Productions, the Foundation for a Green Future, Inc., and the Boston GreenFest, the eco-fashion was held on June 21 at the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston and featured collections inspired by a different element: air, water, fire and earth. The featured designers were Restored by Design by Martha Jackson as Air, Instilla by Val...

It's been used as an anaesthetic, a disinfectant to clean wounds (like Bourbon in Western movies), and a treatment for intestinal worms. It was the liquid courage carried in Italian soldiers' flasks in World War One to sanitise their drinking water, warm them up and lift their spirits.   And you can still find World War Two veterans who reme...

Just like fresh air revitalizes the soul, open air markets stimulate the senses. Rain or shine, tented tables regularly bring neighbors, tourists, and communities together from spring to fall, providing a taste of Earth's bounty and a vast assortment of handmade collectibles and vintage wares.   Grab your family and meet your friends at an o...

The gig: Mary Micucci, 63, is the owner of Along Came Mary Events, one of Hollywood's leading catering and special events businesses. Often called the "caterer to the stars," Micucci has handled more than 400 movie premieres, from "Titanic" in 1997 to "The Hangover Part III" earlier this month, as well as numerous Grammy, Emmy and Academy Awards pa...

Natuzzi continues to expand its retail chain in the U.S and Asia - two key markets for made in Italy products. With the opening of the new Natuzzi Italia Store in Naples (Florida) – in addition to the new Miami and Philadelphia new stores – the Group has opened 3 new stores in the U.S. in 2015, bringing to 252 the number of mono-brand sales po...

Why does a Maserati look, sound and feel so uniquely different? How does Maserati honor bespoke traditions, built over its 101-year history, to create a thoroughly modern, state-of-the-art driving experience?   To answer these questions and share the passion that defines Maserati, the Trident has partnered with the totally transformed Peters...

Life in the fast lane. Italian Motorbike icon Ducati are continuing their pursuit into the burgeoning lifestyle market with a collaboration with fashion house, Italian Independent. Lapo Elkann, the entrepreneur and grandson of former FIAT CEO and controlling shareholder Gianni Agnelli, spearhead the innovative Italian brand. Serving to highlig...