The Ponte Vecchio is about to be restored comprehensively for the first time in its 677-year history. Despite being structurally sound, the bridge is showing signs of its age-old exposure to the elements and the constant flow of the River Arno. A floating platform has been set up with the scaffolding required to carry out the necessary pre-restorat...

The Best of Italian Design is a unique event dedicated to celebrate and display the most prestigious Italian brands and Made in Italy high-end products. The event is created for local industry professionals, architects, interior designers, general contractors, and developers interested in meeting and networking with Italian iconic design companies...

The Italians are renowned for their engineering prowess and for their sense of style, both of which have been combined to produce some of the most iconic automotive and motorcycling brands in the world. In the motorcycling world, this is all the more fascinating due to the fact that many of the motorcycle manufacturers only started producing motorc...

Shown at the American Academy in Rome, Iwan Baan’s images are presented simply; there are large, blown-up depictions of aerial-view cityscapes and hoards of tourists at famous landmarks. The architectural photography exhibition, ‘From Las Vegas to Rome’ is layered and enticing, and offers candid frames and fascinating vistas that reveal a dialogue...

According to Save the Duck, New Yorkers are down for some down-alternatives. The three-generations strong Milan-based sustainable parka-centric brand has opened its first flagship store in the bustling downtown retail mecca.To celebrate, director and general manager, USA for Save the Duck, Loris Spadaccini, was on hand at the new 1500-square-foot l...

We have seen many recent cases of such cooperation. The good may be represented by the recent outing of the Ford Ranger and VW Amarok siblings, the bad (though mostly in the eyes of diehard fans) could be exemplified by the BMW Z4 x Toyota GR Supra, and the ugly is without a doubt the Renault Captur turned Mitsubishi ASX with just the flip of a bad...

An international fashion house has opened its first outlet store in New England, which is only its second retail store in the state. Luxury brand Versace has opened at the Wrentham Village Premium Outlets. The Italian company is known for “fashion and lifestyle products including haute couture, prêt-à-porter, accessories, jewelry, watches, eyewear,...

I recently got my hands on a new book called A House Party in Tuscany and was reminded of just how much I love the interiors and gardens of Villa Arniano, interior designer Camilla Guinness’s farmhouse in Tuscany. Have you seen it?  A House Party in Tuscany – Recipes, Stories and Art from Arniano was written by Amber Guinness, Camilla’s daughter an...

Tuesday, November 8 at 7 pm. Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY. Featuring Grazia d'Annuzio, former editor of Vogue Italia. Register here. Are you interested in Italian fashion? Would you like to hear how it started and how it developed over the years? Are you curious to hear stories about major Italian designers? Grazia d’Annuzio...

Journalists and industry specialists have written numerous articles about Ferrari and its illustrious creator, Enzo Ferrari. And movies, like Ford v Ferrari, have only increased the automaker’s mystique, transforming it into a timeless classic and sports car icon. Elsewhere, the rivalry with Lamborghini and the story with the tractor clutch compone...