Casa Italia, a landmark showroom building uniting strong Italian brands, has set a grand opening for 4-6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 16. All marketgoers are invited to the celebration at the ship-shaped building and downtown High Point landmark that for decades has housed Natuzzi’s showroom and U.S. headquarters.  Earlier this year, Natuzzi Americas annou...

Italians have continuously dazzled us with amazingly beautiful cars that make the rest of the world look like amateurs. From Ferrari to Lamborghini, Lancia to Fiat, and Alfa Romeo, there aren't many competitors that would take the Italian car industry head-on, particularly when it comes to luxury and exclusive cars. They have endeavored to get bett...

Italian cured meats manufacturer Veronesi Holding S.p.A., a Gruppo Veronesi company, will invest approximately $100 million to establish its first U.S. production facility in Rockingham County, creating an estimated 150 jobs over the next four years, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday. The facility will be located on 75.8 acres in the Innovation...

She's going where no Barbie has gone before. Mattel is marking World Space Week by creating a doll to honor Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti. "Well, as astronauts, one thing that we all really care about is inspiring the next generation," Samantha Cristoforetti explained. "Inspiring young boys and girls to take up careers in space explorati...

When visitors arrive on the Seattle campus of the University of Washington, they are greeted by a stunning Gothic masterpiece that dwarfs many of the surrounding buildings — Suzzallo Library. Gaze upwards and notice the library’s 18 terra cotta figures, sitting in niches along the facade. The sculptures depict individuals who made significant contr...

When Judy Garland sang “Over The Rainbow” in 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, she could have been referring to a pair of custom-made Salvatore Ferragamo wedges. Ferragamo – then known as the “shoemaker to the stars” – crafted the 8.5cm rainbow-coloured platforms for Garland in 1938, in what would become one of the defining designs of his career. Though...

After years of trying to lure arguably the most iconic automobile brand in the world, the Carousel Motor Group (CMG) officially opened a Ferrari dealership on Sept. 9. The dealership, called Twin Cities Performance, is located southeast of Highway 169 and Interstate 394 in Golden Valley. Carousel Motor Group, the automotive division of the Pohlad C...

Dieci storie di design italiano. Una raccolta fresca e stimolante di punti di vista, esperienze, sguardi, studi, prospettive di personaggi più o meno noti, ma sempre interessanti. Una panoramica di quello che è oggi il mondo del progetto, che poggia su basi storiche e si apre al mondo, con contaminazioni ed esiti a tratti sorprendenti. Dieci testim...

Every October, the more than 15.7 million Americans of Italian descent celebrate National Italian American Heritage Month. For every single one of those Italian Americans, there is a story as to why they are proud of their heritage and what their ethnic origins mean to them. I’m no different from my Italian American brothers and sisters. I’ve often...

On the occasion of Contemporary Art Day 2020, the launch of the web series ‘Spazi d’artista’, in collaboration with Artribune magazine. The series presents ten short films each devoted to an artist from the Farnesina Collection, who talk about their journey and the relationship with the studios in which they work, from a perspective of particular i...