Over 500 people gathered in front of Miami Beach’s Temple Emanu-El on December 5th for the unveiling of the first of a series of public art collaborations, named SoBe is Love. The project SoBe is Love pivots around an almost ten-foot squared sculpture which spells S-O-B-E, the acronym for South Beach. The sculpture was conceived by renowned artist...

Famous for its denim, the Italian retail clothing company Diesel hopes to make its name in real estate as well. The company announced Nov. 29 that it has partnered with Bel Invest Group, an international real estate investment company based in Vincenza, Italy, on a new Miami-area project. The development will be built on a 1-acre lot in the Wynwood...

Customers of Rosetta Bakery are in for an extra special treat this week with their to-go coffee: Art from Ricardo Cavolo. In celebration of Miami Beach Art Week, Rosetta has teamed up with the Spanish artist to create four uniquely designed coffee cups to replace the bakery’s typical to-go coffee cups from Thursday, Dec. 6 through Sunday, Dec. 9. T...

The world-renowned Italian luxury brand Max Mara will serve as the presenting sponsor of feminist art pioneer Judy Chicago’s exhibition Judy Chicago: A Reckoning at the Institute of Contemporary Art Miami. A Reckoning connects work produced by Chicago between the 1960s and 1990s, including historic and lesser-known pieces that will be on public vie...

PARTY MODE: The inaugural edition of Prada Mode is setting up shop inside the easygoing hostel-hotel Freehand Miami for the Art Basel Miami Beach crowd. The club will serve as a cultural gathering ahead of the fair’s official opening Dec. 4 to 6, offering guests and Prada Mode members a packed schedule, as well as plenty of late-night music and dan...

In honor of Fendi’s 10th anniversary with Design Miami and of its Peekaboo bag, the Italian fashion house tapped Dutch designer Sabine Marcelis to create a series of sculptures that portray Fendi's identity. Marcelis’s luminous works in glass and resin have earned her many admirers in the fashion community; she’s also created installations for Repo...

“Not to get too political, but I feel like it is something that is greatly needed now,” says Raul de Nieves of the public art sculpture he will unveil during Miami Art Week in partnership with Bulgari and Art Production Fund. “We need a sense of uplift and a reminder that we should not lose this hope, as an adult especially. To allow yourself to be...

Italy’s premiere film festival, Italy on Screen Today, announces it will make New York and Miami its home this coming December. Bringing the best of Italian contemporary cinema to America, the Festival will feature American premieres, great authors, young up and comers of direction, and the most iconic faces of cinema. Starting on December 8th and...

Peter Vittori will be one of the two recipients of the prestigious Italic Award, a special recognition as “Ambassador of the Made in Italy" that will be presented to him in occasion of the Italic Award Gala, organized by the IACCSE, on December 12th. Since 1990, Peter Vittori has led Sales and Marketing efforts for the MCLA region, which includes M...

An Italian holiday promises plenty of great food and wine, but locals in search of an authentic Italian fare experience don't have to travel that far. Instead, they can head to Donna Mare, the new eatery inside the Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club in Miami Beach. Located on the corner of 39th Street and Collins Avenue, the beachfront hotel, recognized a...