An iconic piece of Italian furniture is getting a sustainable makeover. Italian designer Kartell has announced a new version of its immensely popular Componibili storage unit made of biodegradable plastic, reports Dezeen. The updated, “fully sustainable” unit—a first for the company—is the result of a collaboration between the Noviglio-based compan...

The outdoor world is meeting in Denver, CO, for the largest trade fair in North America this week – Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. Carvico and Jersey Lomellina, leaders in the production of warp knitted and circular knitted fabrics, will exhibit at the show, presenting the excellence of Made in Italy fabrics for the world of sports and outdoor. Ca...

Saturday, June 22, 2019, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Farmington Polo Grounds, Farmington, CT. Concorso Ferrari & Friends presents: CARS, COCKTAILS & CONVERSATION WITH SKIP BARBER, Owner & President of Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, CT. Click ‘Register Your Car or Sponsor’ to access reception tickets. Join Todd Piro and Amanda Raus in support of Connecticut Ch...

Marcolin Group has renewed a licensing agreement for the design, manufacturing and worldwide distribution of sunglasses and eyeglasses for Harley-Davidson Motor Company. The agreement, which includes branded eyewear for men, women and kids, has been extended until 31 December, 2021. Marcolin said it has underlined its commitment to incorporate the...

The entire mystic of the Lamborghini revolves around Ferruccio Lamborghini, who was inspired and determined to make his dreams become reality. His determination and skill allowed him to succeed. Lamborghini’s parents were farmers. He was born in Renazzo on April 28, 1916. As he grew into a young man, his first love was mechanics and technology. He...

If you have not already heard his name, chances are that luxury wear is not something that attracts much of your attention. For the fame of Brunello Cucinelli, who lives in a remote village in Italy, has spread far and wide. He is also a favourite designer of many of our contemporary tech titans. In fact, a delegation from the Silicon Valley, inclu...

This past weekend, my husband, Dan, and I attended Mass at St. James Cathedral in Seattle. Fr. Mike Ryan and his amazing team create a beautiful Mass experience in that grand structure.  When the notes of the monumental brass organ at one end combine with the soaring voices of the choir at the other, we folks in the middle are quite simply transpor...

  Family business dynasties abound in the luxury Italian fashion sector. There are the Zegnas, the Ferragamos, the Versaces, the Della Valles, the Benettons and others, but the Fendi dynasty – including the five Fendi sisters – has been a nearly all-female-run operation from the start. An enduring brand That makes Fendi stand out. The Sorelle Font...

Some kids dream of becoming pilots of speed cars such as Ferrari, other kids, dream about designing them. I cannot say for sure that this is what Flavio Manzoni was dreaming of when he was a young boy living in Nuoro, Sardegna, but I like to think so. For sure, since a very young age Flavio’s taste was exposed and influenced by his father, an archi...

New York powerhouse gallery R & Company is known for its ability to balance a historical and contemporary focus. Its expertise of the midcentury modern Brazilian period is matched by its mastery of Postmodern design from the late 1960s through to the early 1980s. The multi-venue gallery is also recognized for its diverse roster of contemporary tale...