Over the last few days the crowds at Milan Design Week have been queuing patiently to be let into Italdesign's temporary showroom in Via Tortona 31 to admire, alongside many objects designed by the company's industrial design division, the fascinating 4-door DaVinci coupe. With its original stylistic features and electric platform, it celebrates th...

Situated on an acre of pristine beachfront in the exclusive enclave of Surfside, Arte announced today its highly anticipated launch of sales. Featuring 16 ultra-luxury residences, the 12-story boutique development is the most prestigious offering to debut in the world-class destination and is the first project in the United States by Italian master...

Famous for his abstract furniture and decorative objects, Italian designer and architect Ettore Sottsass is getting a brand new exhibition that places his bold, blocky and brightly-colored work in a somewhat unexpected context: the upheaval of his time. Opening on April 18 at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (I.C.A. Miami), “Ettore Sottsass...

The American Academy in Rome has named Garrett Bradley, David Brooks, James Casebere, Sarah Crowner, and John Jesurun as winners of the 2019–2020 Rome Prizes in the category for visual art. A total of 36 Rome Prizes were awarded this year to American and Italian artists and scholars, who receive a stipend plus support to live and work for five to 1...

Renzo Piano Building Workshop’s first condo development in Manhattan, 565 Broome Soho, has been in the works for several years—construction began in 2016, and it’s been steadily rising ever since—but it recently hit a big milestone, with the first residents moving in. Now that the building has reached that point, developers Bizzi & Partners, Halper...

Fiandre, part of the Iris Ceramica Group, has opened its first New York City-based showroom. The interior is defined as a traditional open loft space highlighted by inspirational home environments in design themes ranging from classic to minimal showcasing both residential and commercial concepts. The 4,000-sq.-ft. space is located on East 31st Str...

British sculptor alex chinneck, known for inverting electricity pylons and tying grandfather clocks in knots, has ‘unzipped’ the façade of a building in milan as part of the city’s design week festivities. to create the dramatic effect, chinneck created a totally new elevation in the style of traditional milanese architecture, which appears to open...

Rebuilding. My days in New York (1959-2018) by Martino Marangoni is a collection of photos by the author, memories of his frequent stays in New York, throughout his life. At the book presentation participate, also, Maria Antonella Pelizzari and Bill Hunt. Martino Marangoni was born in Florence in 1950, where he currently resides, the son of an Ital...

I grafici italiani hanno avuto una duratura influenza sul panorama visivo e culturale americano. Sono infatti numerosi i designer che dall'Italia si sono trasferiti o hanno pubblicato negli Stati Uniti nel secolo scorso: da Fortunato Depero, partito per New York nel 1928, all'innovativo studio Unimark International, fondato negli anni Sessanta. Il...

In a new approach to its home collection, Fendi has teamed again with architect and interior designer Cristina Celestino. “We’ve come full circle,” said Fendimen’s and accessories creative director Silvia Venturini Fendi, in an exclusive preview of the collection. “After working for 10 years with emerging designers at Design Miami, we are evolving...