For the past four years, the Hudson Valley-based Magazzino Italian Art foundation has hosted a series of successful screenings as part of its Cinema in Piazza program. The series – which showcases both classic and contemporary Italian films to an appreciative audience of local art and film lovers – has become a fixture of Hudson Valley summer attra...

"Lezioni Americane. Sei proposte per il prossimo millennio" is a book taken from a series of lectures that Italo Calvino prepared in 1985 in view of six lectures to be held at Harvard University as part of the prestigious "Poetry Lectures" in honor of Charles Eliot Norton. Lightness, Exactness Multiplicity. Three of his six lectures are exactly the...

Nobody does happy, color-saturated prints quite like the Italian fashion house Marni. And now, in time for peak summer, you can fully immerse yourself in the brand’s maximalist ethos thanks to a new beachy-keen pop-up on New York’s Shelter Island. Called Marni Marine, the installation has taken over the gift shop and game room of a local hot spot,...

The MSC Group’s cruise division and and Fincantieri announced today the signing of a contract for the construction by Fincantieri Infrastructure Florida of a new mega cruise terminal at PortMiami. The new terminal reflects an investment of approximately 350 million euros and will be made up of a multi-level central body to serve as many as three la...

Joseph Carabelli was a self-made man, an Italian immigrant who built a successful business in Cleveland that contributed to the local arts scene in ways that are still evident today. Born in 1850 in Porto Ceresio, Italy, Carabelli was apprenticed to a stone cutter while a young man. In 1870 he emigrated to the United States, settling in New York Ci...

“Idda means ‘her’ in Sicilian dialect,” says artist and designer Gabriella Picone.  It’s a word she heard often growing up between New York City and Lipari, the Aeolian island off the coast of Sicily. Now it’s the name of her new studio, which she launched last year while hunkering down in another seaside locale, the North Fork of Long Island. What...

Every project on this page is edited and planned by ELLE Decor. We may earn commissions on certain goods you choose to purchase. Whether entering their third decade or celebrating their centennial birthday, these companies have shown that good design is commonplace. Above, clockwise from left: founders Giuseppina and Angelo Molteni; (from left) And...

Alberto Arbasino’s writing style, as brisk and restless as it can be, would be of great help to recount the story of Italian autogrill. This tale would indeed be better narrated through the exuberant prose of its novel La Bella di Lodi, whose main character embarks in her agitated love transgressions precisely along highways and service areas. As a...

WEBINAR: Italian Design Day. Thursday, July 8, 2021. 4 p.m. CET / 9 a.m. CST / 7 a.m. PST. In celebration of Italian Design Day, the Italy America Chamber of Commerce South Central, with the support of the Consulate General of Italy, Houston, presents: “Italian Design in Texas: Stories of Success”. With an introduction and greetings from Consul Gen...

Wednesday July 7, 2021 @ 11:30am ET. Zoom Webinar. Event language: English. RSVP HERE. Now in its 5th year, Italian Design Day (IDD) was established to celebrate Italian design and creativity around the world. On this occasion, the network of Italian Embassies, Consulates, and Cultural Institutes organize a series of events, and this presentation l...