WTI Magazine #29    2014 May, 8Author : buonenotizie.it      Translation by:   In a market that has become more globally, the risk of counterfeiting of the excellence is always alive, especially for Made in Italy. However, thanks to technological innovation that allows us to identify and trace the origin and quality of the products, the qualit...

The first proof we have of ceramic making in Deruta, Umbria, dates back to 700 years ago, and Maiolica Artistiche has been making excellent maiolicas for five centuries.   Its prestigious artifacts embody – and spread in the whole world – an ancient traditional craft, with roots and a long history in this beautiful town in the province of Pe...

Iconic Italian fashion house Versace is opening a store on Rush Street in the Gold Coast, highlighting how the boundaries of luxury shopping continue to expand in the downtown neighborhood.   Versace plans to open a two-level, 5,000-square-foot space on the east side of Rush Street, just north of Walton Street, confirmed Luke Molloy and Dann...

by Gabriele Marchese   Since the early part of the last decade, about 80 Italian companies have decided to reshore their production back to Italy from abroad, mainly from the Far East and Eastern Europe. Clothing, footwear and electronics are the main fields experiencing the phenomenon, but the trend is growing also in home furnishings...

by Ben Quinn and Alberto Nardelli Being categorised by the Word Health Organisation as a cause of cancer might be bad enough, but being lumped in with English bangers and bacon has prompted a particularly outraged response from the guardian's of Italy's sacred tradition of Parma ham.   "Prosciutto di Parma isn't a processed meat or a sausag...

"Il comparto dei salumi, fiore all'occhiello del made in Italy alimentare nel mondo, sta vivendo un momento molto difficile rispetto alle proprie esportazioni negli Usa, proprio quando l'Unione Europea ha iniziato le trattative per l'accordo di libero scambio e, formalmente, gli Stati Uniti hanno eliminato dal 28 maggio scorso il divieto di esporta...

Illuminazione firmata .exnovo nel Living Showroom nato dal progetto internazionale Design-Apart, fondato dal designer Diego Paccagnella, insieme con l'economista Stefano Micelli, autore del noto saggio Futuro Artigiano e Craft Evangelist del team. L'appartamento, all'interno di un moderno loft di circa 300 mq nel distretto di Flatiron, 110W 25th S...

In un periodo di profonda crisi come quello attuale, se si dovesse compilare una lista delle cose positive per le quali l'Italia è conosciuta nel mondo la sua industria automobilistica occuperebbe i primissimi posti. Nomi come Maserati, Ferrari, Lamborghini e Alfa Romeo hanno fatto la storia dell'automobile e, in particolare, del suo settore sporti...

Italy's economy can look forward to a boost if the Italian national team wins the World Cup in Brazil, according to a study released by farmers' association Coldiretti on Thursday.   The Coldiretti report cited record increases in Italian food, automobile, clothing and machinery exports in the year immediately following the 2006 World Cup tr...

Officials with the Worth Avenue Association are calling the first year of Italian Week Palm Beach a success, but they're ready to plan an even more successful week next year. Six days of events celebrated the rich Italian culture in town and raised money for the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York and Il Circolo, also...