The Italian Trade Agency, the Italian government agency that supports the business development of Italian companies abroad and particularly small and medium-sized businesses, announces that its new U.S. hub to present the outstanding Made in Italy jewelry is now live. Valued at $1.54 billion for the year 2019, the Italian jewelry export business ra...

To learn about a country, simply open a history book. To understand a nation, begin by closing the book and looking to the streets—because the ultimate expression of a place and its people lies in anything with an engine and a steering wheel. In America, for example, look no further than that most American of automotive creations, the Muscle Car. T...

The Teste di Moro are decorative ceramic pots hand painted depicting the face of a man and a woman. The symbol of Sicilian art and culture is the result of a legend that has spread over the centuries even though nowadays it is known all around the world thanks to the excellent manufacture of Sicilian craftsmen. Behind the Teste di Moro also known a...

The namesake Milan-based design practice of Italian architect Stefano Boeri has shared its proposal for an architectural and communicative campaign for Italy’s national COVID-19 vaccination program. Conceived by Stefano Boeri Architetti and its offshoot interior design studio, along with a team of specialized consultants at the request of Domenico...

Today, Loro Piana opened the doors to its bonafide store space in New York’s Meatpacking District. The nearly century-old Italian label tested the bricks-and-mortar water with a pop-up shop last year but ultimately decided to make the 3 9th Avenue location their permanent home. The serene, modern interiors were designed by the architect Vincent Van...

What a pity that in Liguria often people only stop on the coast. Meaning you lose all that magnificent inland, especially in the west which is made up of continuous valleys that intertwine with each other and covered with olive trees making it impossible to see the beginning and the end. Nestled among these small villages, carved out of the rock, w...

Gian Lorenzo Bernini is one of Italy’s most renowned and valued artists, known as the greatest exponent of the baroque style and as an undisputed genius with a wide range of abilities. His works are legendary, from the churches to the grandiose fountains that decorate Rome’s piazzas, to the sculptures executed for Cardinal Borghese. But there is a...

Farmina Pet Food USA, a provider of scientifically-developed foods and personalized nutrition services for dogs and cats, will establish its North American headquarters in Reidsville, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company’s plans in Rockingham County include the creation of 129 jobs over five years and a capital investment of nearly $28....

The sheer scale and variety of traditions, between regions and families alike, makes it impossible to offer to the reader a comprehensive overview of Christmas celebrations in Italy. But wherever you are in the country, this is it: the big day, the main event, the Olympics of holidays. Our focus for this first installment is a proper Christmas lunc...

Bulgari is going to Miami. The Italian luxury brand has just announced that its first hotel in the United States will be located in South Beach. The new 100-room hotel, which is scheduled to open in 2024, will be located on 21st street, a stone’s throw from the city’s famous beach and vibrant Art Deco district to give guests a taste of nature, cult...