Renzo Piano Building Workshop’s first condo development in Manhattan, 565 Broome Soho, has been in the works for several years—construction began in 2016, and it’s been steadily rising ever since—but it recently hit a big milestone, with the first residents moving in. Now that the building has reached that point, developers Bizzi & Partners, Halper...

Fiandre, part of the Iris Ceramica Group, has opened its first New York City-based showroom. The interior is defined as a traditional open loft space highlighted by inspirational home environments in design themes ranging from classic to minimal showcasing both residential and commercial concepts. The 4,000-sq.-ft. space is located on East 31st Str...

British sculptor alex chinneck, known for inverting electricity pylons and tying grandfather clocks in knots, has ‘unzipped’ the façade of a building in milan as part of the city’s design week festivities. to create the dramatic effect, chinneck created a totally new elevation in the style of traditional milanese architecture, which appears to open...

The moment I first became a believer in the power of Daniel Tiger happened when my daughter was 3. She was on a playdate at the park when I announced it was time to get ready to go home. Instead of melting into my lap and whimpering as she’d done in the past (goodbyes are so sad!), she paused, took a deep breath and belted out one of Daniel’s catch...

Rebuilding. My days in New York (1959-2018) by Martino Marangoni is a collection of photos by the author, memories of his frequent stays in New York, throughout his life. At the book presentation participate, also, Maria Antonella Pelizzari and Bill Hunt. Martino Marangoni was born in Florence in 1950, where he currently resides, the son of an Ital...

A solitary woman dressed in dark regal hues, her fingers adorned with  topazes and opals,  a voice as deep and smooth as the softest of velvets. She sits in a room scented like opium and incense, twilight cloaking everything in purple and orange. In front of her, there they are: beautifully decorated, colorful, mysterious, frightening.   This is wh...

Il Bisonte Unveils First New York Unit, a Flagship The Italian leather goods brand returns to the U.S. to plant a flag in Manhattan. Il Bisonte's Bleecker Street flagship offers leather care services. Florentine leather goods brand Il Bisonte this week unveiled its first store in New York, a two-level 1,940-square-foot flagship on Bleecker Street....

The marriage of Italy and Detroit is producing some interesting DNA. All you have to do is look at the dashing Maserati Levante and Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUVs I'm hanging out with this week. That’s right, Detroit, I said Maserati and Alfa SUVs. Since the Italians bought Chrysler, the Auburn Hills family dinner table has gotten a lot bigger. Christmas...

In a new approach to its home collection, Fendi has teamed again with architect and interior designer Cristina Celestino. “We’ve come full circle,” said Fendimen’s and accessories creative director Silvia Venturini Fendi, in an exclusive preview of the collection. “After working for 10 years with emerging designers at Design Miami, we are evolving...

If you’re looking for a car attraction to visit in Italy, here’s a new one to add to your list. It comes courtesy of FCA Heritage, the organisation that looks after Fiat, Lancia, Abarth and Alfa Romeo. It’s called the FCA Heritage Hub, and it’s located in the former Officina 81 site in Via Plava, part of Turin’s huge industrial area of Mirafiori. T...