In the last 25 years some of the biggest names in Italian fashion, including Armani, Bulgari, Versace, Fendi and Ferragamo, have extended their reach into the luxury hotel business. Development has largely followed economic cycles, occasionally defying the odds, but the fit between Italian fashion and hospitality has proved to be as resilient and e...

On April 9th opened the 58th edition of Il Salone del Mobile; as every year, for almost a week, the world was focused on Milan where it is always possible to catch up with the latest changes in style, values and needs, in other words to chat up with the latest trends in the field of design. So, what did we see? Innovation, future thinking and disru...

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...

Moschino and Maxis™, a studio of Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) announced that Jeremy Scott will host his annual Palm Springs Desert Party with The Sims ™ to celebrate the launch of a new capsule collection. Inspired by the popular life simulation video game franchise, a whole collection of ready-to-wear items and accessories including Moschino items...

As a styling house, Pininfarina has some of the best-looking — and most popular — production cars under its belt. You may recognize their work if you look at a wide range of Ferraris, stemming from the legendary 250 all the way through the Enzo and the 458 Italia, most would agree the company ‘s designers know how cars should look. Now, they’re put...

FIAT Club America will host it's 36th Annual National Convention from July 10-14, 2019, in Greensboro, NC at the Grandover Resort. This year, the "FIAT FreakOut," as the event is called, continues celebrating the ownership of FIAT brand in North America. FIAT USA is a major sponsor and will showcase its iconic Italian design and ownership lifestyle...

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...

In my recent article on the Tesla Model S vs Porsche Taycan, I compared the “brutal power and speed” of those two cars, since the top trims of each produce 762 and 670 horsepower, respectively. If those numbers get your blood pumping, the next car I’m featuring will likely give you a heart attack: Automobili Pininfarina’s Battista is a hypercar in...

Celebrating its 24th year of showcasing significant cars, motorcycles and one-off automotive creations, the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance will feature the custom coachwork of Zagato on May 31-June 2, 2019. Recognized as one of the most prestigious classic car shows in the United States, the Greenwich Concours will honor the centennial of the famous...

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...