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The international furniture brand, Poltrona Frau, is taking a 19,000-square-foot leap uptown. The brand will leave Soho and join other contemporary furniture designers in the district along Madison Avenue with a three-level spot at the northeast corner of East 34th Street. The modern flagship retail space at 181 Madison Ave. has soaring ceilings an...

Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator of the Department of Architecture & Design at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York was, coincidentally, born in Sassari, Sardinia. It was 1963 and her father, an otolaryngologist, was working there as he had done previously in Milan, where Antonelli’s brother was born, and as he would later do in Ferrara, wher...

The avenue known for luxury shopping in the Big Apple will be celebrating the legendary era and Italian style glorified by “la Dolce Vita” for 7 days. The iconic avenue will celebrate “Made in Italy” for one week with a series of events centered around fashion, jewelry, food and design. The “Italy on Madison” initiative, launched by the ITA (Italia...

United Airlines restores the daily direct connection Naples - New York/Newark with the first flight departing from Naples airport. The connection will operate until October 29. It joins the daily direct flights, operated all year round, from Rome and Milan Malpensa to the airline's New York/Newark hub and the seasonal connection from Rome to the Wa...

Tucked away on Greene Street in Lower Manhattan is a storefront whose late-19th century cast-iron facade—complete with ornate Corinthian columns drenched in a rich cream color—juxtaposes against bold, red branding. This cohesion of contemporary design and historic architecture serves as the backdrop for Italian lighting brand Foscarini’s flagship N...

ITA (Italian Trade Agency), in collaboration with FEDERORAFI (Federazioni Nazionale Orafi Argentieri Gioiellieri Fabbricanti) and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will host “The Italian Jewelry Manifesto” a three-day inspirational and educational workshop on the strategy of the Italian Jewelry Sector, featuring over 50 Italian jewelry brand...

A new Italian has landed in North America as Ferrari of Central New Jersey invited clients out to view the very first Ferrari 296 GTS in the United States. The U.S. debut of the new 296 GTS occurred at Ferrari of New York, the corporate showroom and design center of Ferrari North America. The clients of Ferrari of Central New Jersey, part of the Mu...

New York’s newest day spa is now open to the public on Governors Island — with a level of decadence its former inhabitants could only dream of. The island’s abandoned Army barracks and officers’ family quarters were transformed into the new spa, dubbed QC NY, by CEO Andrea Quadrio Curzio. His 74,000-square-foot wellness palace cost an eye-popping $...

The New York Auto Show was pretty predictable for the most part; lots of model refreshes, trim lines and new engines. The stuff you would expect from a lot of auto shows. But there was one truly bizarre, inexplicable appearance: the Fiat 500 Electric. For reasons unknown to us, or even to a Stellantis PR representative, the Fiat booth was not adorn...

ITA Airways (AZ) keeps expanding its summer route network with the launch of a new connection from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to New York's JFK. Starting today and running on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, the MXP-JFK flight will depart Milan at 1:4o pm local time and arrive in New York at 5:00 pm local time. The return flight from...

What a long, strange ride it’s been. For almost five months we have followed along as Lady Gaga put on the performance of a lifetime, starring in the role of Woman Who Will Do Anything for an Oscar. Wednesday night was Gaga’s last show, and she went out with a bang. The House of Gucci star attended the New York Film Critics Circle gala to collect h...

In viewing exhibits at Italian American museums throughout the U.S., visitors can learn about the often-unacknowledged history of Italian immigrants as they struggled to become Italian Americans. From everyday objects to one-of-a-kind handcrafted items, the artifacts on display represent the Italian American journey. Most of these museums developed...