The loggia, which is part of a medieval merchant’s square, doubles as a whispering gallery. It’s an unusual acoustic phenomenon that occurs beneath perfectly domed buildings and archways around the world. The rounded, circular architecture of a whispering gallery allows even the softest sounds to travel to awaiting ears. According to local legends,...

ICE-Agenzia lancerà a Milano il 21 febbraio 2018 un ciclo di roadshow tecnologici negli Stati Uniti, aperti alla partecipazione di imprese italiane. Nell'occasione istituzioni, centri di ricerca e mondo imprenditoriale dei due Paesi si confronteranno sull'evoluzione tecnologica del settore manifatturiero e sulla possibilità di lavorare insieme in q...

From February 2018, the journey between Perugia and Milan will take little more than three hours. Trenitalia is to introduce the first direct high-speed train link between the capitals of Umbria and Lombardy, the rail company confirmed this week. The service will run seven days a week with stops in Florence, Bologna and Turin. According to the plan...

A 15-story-tall wooden sphere inspired by the geometric shapes of Leonardo da Vinci’s studies will alight in Chicago in 2018 to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Chicago and Milan, Italy. The project, which was recently announced at a press reception at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Chicago, is being creat...

Forget mistletoe, Christmas is not Christmas in Italy without a slice of panettone -- and festivities kicked off in Milan on Sunday with free slices of the biggest Italian candied cake in the world. Weighing in at 140 kilogrammes (308 pounds), the two-metre (over six foot) high marvel was sliced up into 1,200 pieces for sweet-toothed tourists and l...

In addition to being the most important and representative Christmas tradition, the crib is also the oldest: the first nativity scene was made by St. Francis and his friars on the night of 24th and 25th December 1223 in the mountains of Greccio, near Rieti in the Lazio region. The first crib is actually a mass exceptionally celebrated in a cave rat...

The 1,400-square-foot boutique is located inside the Brickell City Centre. Fabiana Filippi has opened its first North American store in Miami this week. The 1,400-square-foot boutique is located inside the Brickell City Centre, a 500,000-square-foot shopping center, which inaugurated last year. Designed by Milan-based Nicola Quadri Studio, the stor...

Curator Maria Cristina Didero renewed her partnership with Fendi by commissioning a suite of living room furniture titled “Welcome!” for Design Miami 2017.  Chiara Andreatti, the Milan-based designer, has interpreted the concept by drawing inspiration from the north-Italian countryside. The ideas of countrified luxury and elegance underscore the co...

Go get your Gucci glasses for your Instagram moment! The Italian luxury brand has been turning out some seriously appealing advertising murals on buildings in New York and Milan and their latest iteration is a brilliant social media play. The label’s new Art Wall project covers a wall on New York City’s Lafayette Street in SoHo and a wall in Milan’...

Human Technopole is the new ambitious project transforming Milan into a “world hub for health innovation”, Roberto Maroni (Governor of Lombardy) stated. Human Technopole will be established in the Expo area as a competitive hub able to challenge its peers in Europe and in the United States. Stefano Paleari – president of the committee coordinating...