Sharon Cittone always seems to find herself in the thick of it. Sometimes that means being in the right place, at the very best possible time. During her tenure as Chief Content Officer at Seeds&Chips, the Milan based food innovation ecosystem, she was shoulder to shoulder with Barack Obama in his first appearance after his presidency. She was also...

Last Monday Milan’s diehard shoppers and cappuccino addicts-in-withdrawal were given a well-earned respite, as the strict lockdown we’ve been under for two months was lifted for retailers and restaurateurs. Hairdressers too opened their salons—and you could almost hear the collective sigh of relief as thousands of women (myself included) booked app...

An 18-year-old Italian boy had a successful lung transplant 10 days ago after both of them were 'burned' by COVID-19, leaving him in a life-threatening condition, medical sources said Thursday. It is the first operation of its kind in Europe. The organs were rendered incapable of breathing in a few days, medical sources said. The operation was carr...

Today we would like to discuss a modern Italian architectural innovation, the Bosco Verticale, or the Vertical Forest in Milan, Italy. This form of architecture comes at a time when there is an ever-growing need for greenery in urban landscapes and cities that are more crowded than ever in human history. As a result, many architects, scientists, an...

“Via Montenapoleone, il salotto di  Milano, ritrovo delle signore dell'élite della città.” It was 1954 when Dutch born singer Peter Van Wood sang his ode to the beating heart of Milan, the  spine of what was already the centre of the city’s fashion district, the “quadrilatero della moda.”  If we want to  be historically accurate, we should say that...

The Italian heritage authority have given the go ahead for the iconic San Siro stadium, the home of AC and Inter Milan, to be torn down. Apart from being home to the two Milan clubs, the San Siro was also used as a venue for the 1934 and 1990 FIFA World Cups, as well as the 1980 UEFA European Championship. Serie A clubs AC Milan and Inter Milan, re...

Milan mayor thanks Armani for helping Coronavirus-hit city. Giorgio Armani, the legendary Italian fashion designer, has moved the location of his next show from Paris to Milan to help the local economy recover from the covid-19 crisis, reports news agency ANSA. Milan mayor Giuseppe Sala expressed his gratitude to Armani who has already played a maj...

Built for the Galleria Giò Marconi in Milan, where a solo show of Pomodoro was held in 1995, in 1997 the Labyrinth was exhibited in the Medici Palace of San Leo in the Rimini province, Emilia Romagna. The atmosphere is inspired by the Epic of Gilgamesh, the first epic poem in human history, engraved on eleven clay tablets in cuneiform characters. D...

A few weeks before the entire world stopped, the new ADI Design Museum was presented to the public in Milan. The project, born from a collaboration between the government, the Lombardy region, the municipality of Milan and ADI (Associazione per il Disegno Industriale), is located in a restored industrial building which was originally a Milanese tra...

Sunday the 12th of April, Easter Day, the famous tenor Andrea Bocelli gave a live streaming concert in the Milan Cathedral, an amazing and touching event which represented a symbol of hope and belief during these difficult times. Let’s step back for a moment so that we can understand better who this brilliant singer is. Bocelli has  recorded 16 pop...