Orange-hued marble and pebble-dashed stone provide the setting for displays of leather handbags, clutches and purses in this boutique in Miami, which was designed by American studio Aranda\Lasch.  Aranda\Lasch outfitted the Miami Valextra store to reference the heritage and craftsmanship of the luxury leather label, which was founded in Milan in 19...

This pink-hued Italian villa outside the small town of Diso in Salento was once a tobacco warehouse – and it retains its industrial proportions. Architect Raffaele Centonze revived the 1930s structure for an Italian diplomat and his Vietnamese wife last year, and Il Tabacchificio retains its working heritage as part of its adaptive reuse. Metal and...

Alfa Romeo dealers have one less model to sell for 2019, although that's not likely to affect many buyers. The automaker has dropped the coupe version of its 4C sports car in order to focus on the more popular (although admittedly slow-selling) 4C Spider. Otherwise, the Italian brand's American renaissance continues with its Giulia compact sedan an...

Walking through Artemest's new Soho pop-up shop, you'll feel more like you're at a museum—between the stunning curated pieces and the designer quotes on the walls, it feels more like an art exhibit than a store. It's such a fitting vibe for the brand, too—Artemest, if you're unfamiliar, is an online destination for unique, high-end handmade Italian...

È nel cuore di SoHo che Artemest – luxury italian marketplace fondato nel 2015 dalla rinomata jewelry designer Ippolita Rostagno e da Marco Credendino – ha scelto New York per presentare la magnificenza della creatività italiana plasmata a mano, tra arredi, illuminazione, decor, oggetti e incantevoli lavori in vetro e ceramica. «Gli artisti italian...

New York’s Museum of Modern Art, amongst the most influential barometers of modern art on the planet, has chosen a classic Fiat 500 F to lead its upcoming exhibit, The Value of Good Design, starting February 10, 2019. Acquired last year as part of its vast archive of industrial design, MoMA’s 500 F will now take pride of place in the museum’s lates...

According to Waste Management World, data from 2016 shows that an average household produces more than a tonne of waste every year; and it is during the Holiday season that we produce the most, creating 30% more waste than usual.

West Hollywood was the place to be on November 28th, the evening Poltrona Fraucelebrated the grand opening of its newest, state-of-the-art showroom. The leader in Italian-made leather and furniture hosted over 800 trendsetters, designers, architects, media, and more. Ferrari of Beverly Hills and Ca'del Bosco sponsored the unforgettable night, which...

Palazzo Brancaccio was the last noble residence to be built in Rome. The project began in 1879 by will of New York’s high-society lady Mary Elizabeth Bradhurst Field, after her daughter Elizabeth married prince Salvatore Brancaccio (bringing him one million dollars in dowry). Construction was directed by architect Gaetano Koch at first, then by Luc...

When developer Alex Sapir needed an architect to design his luxury condo project in Surfside, he chose Antonio Citterio, knowing he could work creatively within the town’s height limit. “What’s interesting [about Surfside’s 120-foot height limit] is that you can be with the design a little bit more experimental, and that is why we brought in Citter...