This spot in Colorado's Vail Valley is so picturesque that a family stopped at nothing to build their home here - even if it meant shelling out $1 million just on the driveway. The Italian-inspired mansion, which has incredible 360-degree views across the mountains, has now gone on the market for a tidy $29.5 million. Homeowner Dick Rothkopf,...

by Alessandra Selgi-Harrigan It's a little piece of Italy nestled in the Coronado Plaza with men's and women's clothing, beauty products and accessories all carefully chosen for the Coronado shoppers. Books about Italy are on the coffee table and you can sip espresso while perusing the one-of-a-kind pieces imported from Italy, Europe and made in t...

Ferrari has the enviable position of being the preeminent sports car in the world. The Italian company can attribute much of its status to these 10 cars. To be certain, not all of Ferrari's cars have been successes. many cars of the years (some even in recent years) have had a reputation for unreliability, and prices for parts and service have...

The Italian iconic car maker Bugatti recently unveiled the fifth Legend model in the successful six-part Edition "Les Legendes de Bugatti", paying tribute to the Type 18 "Black Bess".   The Black Bess is broadly recognized as one of the first ever street legal super sports cars, and it was probably the most important Bugattis of the pre-war...

Twice Light is a project Italian photographer Gianluca Vassallo conceived for New York Design Week 2015 when the well-known lighting brand invited him to participate to present its new showroom installation by architect and designer Ferruccio Laviani.   In the "SpOts" installation Ferruccio Laviani transforms Foscarini's Spazio Soho in New Y...

by Nando Amabile   My mother's father, Antonio Scola, left Montecorice, Salerno in 1881, a seventeen year old seeking his fortune as a silk dyer in Paterson, New Jersey. Blessed with an unerring eye for color and a strong work ethic, he early on became the boss dyer at one of Paterson's major silk mills, a position he held for fourteen years...

The Simeone Automotive Museum's April 12th Demonstration Day will be a tribute to the most recognized automotive marque in the world: Ferrari. The red cars from Maranello achieved this recognition largely from their success on the racetrack. There will be a talk about the history of Ferrari, and six outstanding examples of the greatest Ferrari rac...

Italy is known for its art. There's Michaelangelo's David. And the Ferrari 250GTO. The Trevi Fountain. And the Alfa Romeo Junior Zagato.   The sculpted arches of the Roman Coliseum. And the sculpted lines of the Lamborghini Muira. Perhaps the Italian passion for art is the reason that so many designers in such a small nation produced so ma...

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...