Ciao Francesco, parlaci di te. “Dopo la laurea all’università di Torino sono arrivato negli Stati Uniti con una Fulbright Fellowship. Fui destinato in un college di arti liberali del Connecticut, posto molto gradevole. Poi mi sono trasferito a Baltimora dove ho preso il dottorato alla Johns Hopkins University. La mia prima cattedra è stata poi in C...

Italian music abroad is often reduced to old Neapolitan songs and the great lyrical tradition embodied by famous singers such as Luciano Pavarotti and, more recently, Andrea Bocelli. What many don’t know about is how rich and varied Italian music is today. Italy also has a long history of creative singer-songwriters who have shaped the country’s mu...

Brock’s Performance, a global leader in the design, testing, retailing and distribution of go-fast parts for motorcycles, is proud to announce that it has secured the exclusive rights to distribute Italian exhaust specialist Termignoni’s lineup of street, dirt and racing products in America. More than 300 slip-on exhausts and full systems for 70 bi...

It’s like a culinary riddle: what is a food made of only three ingredients where the main processing is done by invisible workers; which can be eaten as an appetizer, condiment or dessert; and which is prescribed by doctors to cure ailments? Need a hint? It’s also a dairy product… that can be eaten by the lactose-intolerant. The answer: Parmigiano-...

When life hands you grapes, you make wine. Writer John Henderson meets a Californian-Sicilian couple who found a vineyard near their Umbrian home and turned it into one of the region's most promising new wineries. So you want to have a winery in Italy, huh? Sit on your porch looking out at your vineyard on the hill, sipping the fruits of your labou...

Italian nylon fiber manufacturer Aquafil opened its first carpet recycling facility in the United States. The new 116,000 square feet building in Phoenix, Arizona, has the capacity to turn 36 million pounds of old carpets into raw material annually, the company says. Aquafil manufactures a polymer called Nylon 6, and operates in two main product ar...

In its 26th year, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition challenges architects and designers to create outstanding works through the use of Italian ceramics and porcelain tile. A well known building material, ceramic and tile usage can be found through out architecture's historical timeline. As modern technology and advancement in building material...

In 2019, things are about to change which will almost invariably be seen as progress. Progress has been one of the touchstones of the decade and is used to justify a rash of change in different arenas of fashion to technology to morality. Indeed, progress has been seen not only as desirable but inevitable. Moreover, it is now being delivered to us...

«Il Robot Spargisugo è un’innovazione unica nel panorama europeo e grazie a un braccio meccanico e a un sistema di visione ottica, calcola esattamente il centro del disco di pasta e con un movimento rotatorio, che si ispira al gesto del pizzaiolo distribuisce uniformemente il pomodoro». Giuseppe Esposito, responsabile Ricerca e Sviluppo dello stabi...

Italy is known around the world for its high-quality fashion industry. Italian fashion manufacturers represent more than 40 percent of Europe’s fashion industry as a whole — and produce nearly 100 per cent of luxury fashion industry goods around the world. To put it in even starker terms: As the Italian economy slowed down in the second half of 201...