Hypersonalization has been a leading trend in the field of services, design, fashion and goods in general. Why is this happening now? Several reasons are contributing to this shift, and all seem to have been accelerated by social media and digital devices.  Empowered behavior, as consumers have a direct channel to express what, where, and when they...

Inspired by the iconic city of Rome, Ferrari designers say the new swooping, minimalist design of the Ferrari Roma pays homage to the carefree vibrant life of that city in the 1950s and ’60s. Believed to have been designed to compete with the Aston Martin Vantage & Mercedes AMG GT, the Roma encompasses Ferrari’s award-winning turbo V-8, with 611 ho...

As Ducati continues to grow in influence and importance within the global motorcycle industry, North America remains an integral market for the Italian brand. This international significance of North America was recently reflected during a private award ceremony at the Ducati Global Dealer Conference, which took place along the shores of the Adriat...

Dubai-based Studio EM have created a new concept for the internationally renowned and revered chef, Marco Pierre White. Emma Stinson, creative director and co-founder of Studio EM, says that the design for Marco’s New York Italian in the Fairmont Bab Al Bahar in Abu Dhabi is a nod to the bygone era of when going out for dinner was an event rather t...

Il Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma ha ospitato con successo la tappa italiana della più grande coalizione creativa di videoarte del mondo, il Miami New Media Festival (MNMF). Così, in occasione della quarta edizione della settimana romana dedicata all’arte contemporanea, la Rome Art Week (RAW), dal 22 al 27 ottobre sono stati proiettati quattro...

The relationship between elegant loungewear and home furnishing has a special interaction. Home furnishing designers are often looking at consumer lifestyles to create something desirable and convenience for the home, while loungewear looks to product for innovations in materials and color. Trend forecasters often use product references in their mo...

Strategic Innovation at The Graduate Center, CUNY, is pleased to present in collaboration with Italian Cinema-CUNY (IC-CUNY), and The Academy of Italian Cinema David di Donatello Awards an educational project aimed at creating a deeper understanding of the art of Italian cinema from its origins to the present day. Through this joint effort, a three...

Walking into Italian architect Gaetano Pesce’s studio in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, the first thing you notice is the smell: wet paint. “Sorry about that,” his studio assistant says. “We’re finishing the structure for this cabinet—Sole.” Just as quickly, your other senses kick in—music thumps and machines buzz. Sun pours in through the windows, gliste...

No conversation about midcentury Italian fashion would be complete without a mention of Emilio Pucci. But the renowned designer frequently moved beyond clothing, expanding his oeuvre to include rugs, furniture, and porcelains, three categories that are the basis of the new book Unexpected Pucci ($90, Rizzoli). The volume was compiled by Pucci’s dau...

UN estimated that every week, 1.5 million people move from urban areas to a city. To give you an idea of the impact this trend has, Milan (Italy) has 1.3 million inhabitants (Istat, 2017). The assumption that follows is that by 2030 there will be 43 megacities in the world. A megacity is a single metropolitan area, although it can refer to two or t...