by Tim McKeough   Gaetano Pesce is no stranger to working with flexible resin. The Italian-born, New York–based architect, who has been producing provocative furniture and buildings for nearly half a century, has molded the material into vases that appear to be melting, off-kilter tabletop pieces, and asymmetrical chairs and tables with a so...

There is an instinctive quality, an innate ability to grasp the soul of an object that some product designers have. It is the secret ingredient that separates design leaders from design followers, and Battista Farina, better known as Pinin Farina, car designer extraordinaire, had this talent.   He single handedly reinvented the concept of th...

"Less is more", l'idea che la semplicità e la chiarezza portino a un buon design deve aver guidato gli studi e le ricerche di Gianluca Sada, ingegnere italiano, di Battipaglia, laureato in Ingegneria dell'Autoveicolo al Politecnico di Torino con una tesi su una bicicletta futurista portata all'essenziale: le ruote prive di raggi, il minimo ingombro...

  WTI Magazine #52    2015 January, 23Author : Living Adamis      Translation by:   The new Azimut Atlantis 43 is destined to become the new benchmark in its category: hard to ask for more. Gritty and sporty outside, cool and sophisticated inside, the latest in the Atlantis Collection is a true concentration of Italian content and design.  

Due fra i più importanti pionieri del design a livello mondiale, il guru del design della Apple Sir Jonathan Ive (KBE) e il designer industriale Marc Newson (CBE), hanno collaborato con il musicista e filantropo Bono per organizzare un'Asta (RED) che celebra l'eccellenza nel design e nell'innovazione. Jony e Marc hanno speso l'ultimo anno e mezzo c...

Carmen Calabro passed away on April 6, 2015. Carmen was born on April 8, 1931 to Joseph and Rose Celestino Calabro. Carmen was a landscaper and designer making homes and businesses beautiful throughout Westchester and Connecticut. In the off season he worked for Arc Electric in Queens New York.   He was past president of the Turf and Landsca...

Italydesign.com is an innovative and cutting edge factory direct importer of luxury modern and contemporary furniture offering many of Italy's most prestigious brand names coupled with the highest level of customer service.   Italydesign.com's Emeryville, California showroom and warehouse located in the San Francisco Bay area is one of the l...

by Jessica Pena   In 1946, Italian architecture student Paolo Soleri discovered a book about Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright's legendary winter home located in Scottsdale, Ariz. He immediately wrote to Wright and enclosed some of his sketches. Months later, Wright responded with an invitation to apprentice in Arizona.   This was a m...

by Jennifer Noblit   The Italian Gathering will celebrate its 10th year with one of the biggest names in Lamborghini. Retired test-driver and brand ambassador Valentino Balboni will help roll out the 2015 Italian Gathering from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, on the grounds of Wendy's Corporate headquarters, 1 Dave Thomas Blvd.   O...

Range Kleen Manufacturing, one of the largest manufacturers of replacement range accessories, has partnered with Italian cookware company Moneta. The Moneta line offers affordably priced, high-quality cookware lines with Italian design and heritage that complements Range Kleen's Berndes line, which is made in Germany.   Range Kleen's pa...