Two more luxury retailers from Europe are debuting stores in South Florida: apparel maker Billionaire Italian Couture and Spain's footwear purveyor Pretty Ballerinas.   Billionaire Italian Couture opened its first U.S. East Coast flagship store on Dec. 3 at 4000 NE 2nd Avenue in Miami's design district. The nearly 800-square-foot space sells...

In 2014, Milanese design house Zagato celebrated its 95th year in business. Now, a new exhibition and accompanying coffee table book showcase the highpoints of this near-century at the forefront of automotive design... The exhibition, being held at the Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile in Turin until mid-March, celebrates Zagato's influence on the i...

by Patt Johnson Max Stanco wants to bring a bit of Italy to Des Moines. The New York businessman is opening an upscale Italian boutique in downtown Des Moines that will feature clothing, shoes and accessories, mostly for men. He has rented street-level space in the Des Moines Building, 513 Locust St., and will open a modern boutique that...

L'azienda Bellini Modern Living, nata nel 2002 con base a Toronto e volta al mercato canadese, sta continuando la sua espansione negli Stati Uniti, già iniziata nel 2007. Così, dopo due anni di lavori, con l'obiettivo di rispondere ad una domanda sempre più elevata di arredamento stile contemporaneo, è stato dato il via alla nuova divisione Bellin...

You can hear Maranello before you even reach the city limits. The roar of the engines fill the air with excitement and intimidation. The city that Enzo Ferrari made famous is somewhat like a fantasy land. You see multiple Ferrari models parked on a small side street.   You find at least one California or Spider at each intersection. Men and...

The shop windows of Via Montenapoleone and Via della Spiga, two of the main roads of the Fashion District (also known with the Italian words Quadrilatero della Moda), usually have "London – New York - Paris" written just under the brand logos. It's not surprising that the same brands, in those places quoted on the shop windows, have MILAN written a...

by Ted Land   There are strong indicators that a region is experiencing economic prosperity -- new construction, growing population, and higher wages. Well how about Ferraris?   "I would say the Northwest region is getting more active lately," said William Howard, regional director for the Ferrari Club of America, which held their ann...

17 SEPTEMBER 2015 / 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMCIMA - 421 BROOME STREET, 4TH FLOOR NEW YORK, NY 10013 T 646 370 3596Italian designers are no strangers to New York City, with many famous Italian designers having lived and worked in New York. Many of them have shaped New York – as much as the city has shaped them – through their work and influence as thought-l...

#sofa4manhattan è il progetto di Berto e Design-Apart, nato da una visione dell'azienda come ecosistema aperto, dove a pensare, progettare e realizzare un divano su misura possono essere persone diverse, anche esterne al nostro laboratorio. Abbiamo voluto aprire l'azienda a nuovi modi di interpretare il design, la produzione e la distribuzione, gu...

Italian master glassblower Lino Tagliapietra has a thing for undulating shapes and eye-catching color. For those unfamiliar with his work, even a cursory Google image search makes this abundantly clear.   In a new installation titled "Metamorphosis," however, the 80-year-old artist created a series of open and closed glass forms in soft gray...