The US is a wonderful country in many ways, but ask any aficionado of stylish design, and they'll tell you that craft and artistry of fine European furniture stands far above any offerings found on this side of the Atlantic.   Further still, while you'll find impressive furnishings in areas like Paris and London, many say that nothing compar...

The Italian landscape has always been a great attraction. The nature, the masterpieces of art, the enchanting cities. The quality of life is special. To let oneself go is only natural. And the Italians? Stereotypes depict them as outgoing and gallant. Lovers of the "Made in Italy" brand admire their creativity and know-how.   We have decided...

by Jennifer Clark   The bright red race cars at the Museo Ferrari attracted almost as many visitors last year as Jackson Pollock's iconic splashings at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice. In August, the museum hit a new all-time record for daily visitors, 2,422 -- more than the Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan had on Easter Sunday. W...

di Alessandro PapayannidisGli inglesi comprano gioielli, i tedeschi scarpe e borse. L'artigianato Made in Italy promosso da reputeka.com, dopo un anno, ha piantato bandiere in tutta Europa e ora si prepara a un doppio sbarco: Stati Uniti e Far East.   Da Raossi, una piccola frazione di Vallarsa, tra le montagne del Trentino, la piattaforma e...

by Vanessa Friedman   For the ultimate in American sporting events, Sunday evening's Super Bowl 50 looked awfully... Italian. Indeed, when it came to on-field style, if it wasn't Nike, it was a veritable microcosm of Milan Fashion Week — a preview, perhaps, of what we will see when the women's fashion season gets underway this month.  ...

Decormarmi, leading luxury marble manufacturer based in Vicenza Italy, announces the US launch of bath and living line -- Kreoo.   Capitalizing on Decormarmi's 50-year family tradition, Kreoo brings authentic contemporary Italian design to US homeowners, architects and interior designers.   Read more   Source: http://finan...

by Margalit Fox   Mariuccia Mandelli, an Italian fashion designer whose long list of credits includes the shortest of achievements — she was widely described as having invented hot pants — died on Sunday at her home in Milan. She was 90. In a statement, Matteo Renzi, the Italian prime minister, paid tribute to Ms. Mandelli. Ms. Man...

  WTI Magazine #62    2015 June, 12Author : Unioncamere      Translation by:   In the summer of 1325, the process for the canonisation of St. Nicholas of Tolentino took place in some towns in the Marche. 371 witnesses from various socila backgrounds were invited to testify in the presence of the papal legates, who were to receive news and testim...

By Marti Gacioch Shoppers seeking antique Italian home furnishings need not journey to Europe to find high-quality pieces. Bellini's Antique Italia in the Solana Beach Design District showcases elegant antique furniture and decorative accessories for all rooms of the home, including living room, dining room, kitchen and bedroom. Owner Jacopo Bell...

by Marta Casadei   The Salone del Mobile is a key event for the home furnishing sector, which has always been the flagship of Italian industry. This year the 54th edition of the trade show will open on Tuesday, April 14 at the Fair of Milan-Rho and will involve 2,000 exhibitors, including furniture, lighting and office accessory companies....