WTI Magazine #19    2014 Feb, 28Author : Francesca Favotto      Translation by:   A rigorous approach and strong shapes for the Quattromani's Fall Winter collection 2014/15, presented on 26th January 2014 in official AltaRoma AltaModa calendar. The Sardinian duo focuses on clean cuts and unexpected combinations of unusual materials, following...

by Tim McKeough   Gaetano Pesce is no stranger to working with flexible resin. The Italian-born, New York–based architect, who has been producing provocative furniture and buildings for nearly half a century, has molded the material into vases that appear to be melting, off-kilter tabletop pieces, and asymmetrical chairs and tables with a so...

It is happening all over the United States, but when it happens at home, it still hurts. Albano's Market in Springfield's South End is closing. Sisters Filomena Bruschi and Theresa D'Angelantonio have sold the property on East Columbus Avenue and will soon close its door.   Their parents opened the market in 1942. Frozen Italian lemonade was...

Coins thrown into the Trevi fountain in Rome are supposed to bring good luck, and fashion house Fendi is hoping rather more than a few coins, 2.8 million euros in fact, will bring it fortune in its restoration project.   Fendi is the latest fashion brand to pitch in and help spruce up the capital, but by no means the only one. The stylists a...

  WTI Magazine #21    2014 Mar, 14Author : Maria Teresa Squillaci      Translation by:   Milan fashion Week is when the biggest trends of the season start to make sense and we really find out what we will be wearing come autumn. The italian fashion capital is known for overblown glamour and downright sexiness but for a/w 2014, Milan was in a dif...

What's that flash of red on the horizon? Forget about that famous visitor from the North Pole. Alfa Romeos are coming to town. After all, Santa Claus makes an appearance once a year and this is the first time in almost two decades that the Italian sports cars have been sold new in the U.S., let alone the Pittsburgh region. "They're arriving within...

  WTI Magazine #52    2015 January, 23Author : Living Adamis      Translation by:   The new Azimut Atlantis 43 is destined to become the new benchmark in its category: hard to ask for more. Gritty and sporty outside, cool and sophisticated inside, the latest in the Atlantis Collection is a true concentration of Italian content and design.  

Brunello Cucinelli's love affair with America is in full swing. He was the guest of honor Wednesday night at a cocktail party and dinner thrown by the Hirshleifer family at their newBrunello Cucinelli boutique at the Americana Manhasset. Before the party, WWD sat down with Cucinelli, and through an interpreter, spoke about his whirlwind five-d...

A 1954 blue 212/250 coupe Ferrari with coachwork by Pininfarina has just been sold to an unidentified bidder for $1.1 million in Belgium, during the annual Grand Prix Rally and Concours d'Elegance, confirming the booming demand for the Italian luxury car after another record sale of $52 million for a 1963 250 GTO. The 1954 blue car was recently id...

Morra is a hand game that dates back thousands of years to ancient Roman and Greek times. It can be played to decide issues, much as two people might toss a coin, or for entertainment. Morra was known to the ancient Romans and is popular around the world, especially in Italy.   In the Bible, it was referred to as "casting lots". In an...