Milan has captured the attention of the world as the site of its Expo from May 1 to October 31. This is the first such fair to have a specific theme — "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life" — that looks to the future of sustainability in the context of taste, health, culture and pleasure.   Fred Plotkin, world-renowned expert on everything It...

by Pia Capelli   Building a map of the contemporary Italian fashion scene is not an easy task. La Triennale in Milan is endeavoring to do so with an exhibition titled "The New Vocabulary of Italian Fashion." The show's time frame starts with 1998, the year of the beginning of the Digital Era (with the birth of Google and the launch of t...

by Elisa della Barba   Everyone's first visit, when in Italy, is dedicated to three or four cities they can't miss: Rome, Venice, Florence, Naples, the most adventurous even reach Palermo.   But if Milan and Genoa – despite not making the list of foreigners first choice most of the times – might be well known and appreciated, there is...

  WTI Magazine #68    2015 September, 18Author : Paola Lovisetti Scamihorn      Translation by:   An intense almond flavor, perfect for a coffee break. You may wonder why this sbrisolona is called "fake". It is certainly real enough to eat! The name recalls the typical cake from Mantua (a beautiful city in the south of Lombardy) but with some di...

Joint six-week course for Italian and U.S students at the Design Department aimed at creating prototype designs that integrate their two approaches   JUNE 2013 - MILAN POLITECNICO The project aims to support a collaboration between the Milan Politecnico and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the field known as "des...

An American consortium is interested in a takeover of AC Milan, but it will not involve the club's former midfielder David Beckham. The group wants to purchase 51% of shares in the Rossoneri, but current owner Silvio Berlusconi has said that he is only willing to give up 30% for €300 million.   According to Tuttosport, the consortium be...