"Less is more", l'idea che la semplicità e la chiarezza portino a un buon design deve aver guidato gli studi e le ricerche di Gianluca Sada, ingegnere italiano, di Battipaglia, laureato in Ingegneria dell'Autoveicolo al Politecnico di Torino con una tesi su una bicicletta futurista portata all'essenziale: le ruote prive di raggi, il minimo ingombro...

The Olivetti M1 was not really ready to launch at the opening of Turin's 1911 World's Fair. But Camillo Olivetti – who in 1904 had founded the company of the same name in Milan, moving it to Ivrea only four years later – had already rented a whole pavilion to present the first typewriter his company would manufacture.   He decided to dedicat...

  WTI Magazine #52    2015 January, 23Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   Historical backgroundMurazzano DOP (Protected Designation of Origin) is the oldest and most delectable of the robiola cheeses from Piedmont, and is made using methods and tools that follow a now-established tradition. The origins of the Tuma cheese from Langhe Cuneesi d...

There is no better way to learn about Italian wine than from Italian Sommeliers. And, to further enhance the wine tasting and education experience, this year's Miami presentation of two North American Sommelier Association (NASA) courses will take place at Toscana Divino (Mary Brickell Village) and Ironside Pizza (Upper East) – two restaurants know...

  WTI Magazine #72    2015 November 13Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   Castelmagno DOP is named after the town of the same name, situated between the Maritime and Cottian Alps in the province of Cuneo, its main commercial centre and the area in which it was first made centuries ago. The origins of Castelmagno are very ancient. The earliest...

  WTI Magazine #75    2016 January 18Author : Italian Botanical Heritage      Translation by:   The Venaria Royal Palace, 10 kilometers from Turin, is extraordinary and immense. A Unesco's World Heritage Site, is one of the finest examples of Baroque architecture of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, both in the palace and in the gardens....

Fiat, Italy's largest manufacturer and a symbol of the country's struggle to adapt to globalization, is leaving home after 115 years.   The controlling Agnelli family and other investors met Friday in Turin for the last time to seal the end of Fiat as an Italian company after it merges with Chrysler. Created by Italian-Canadian Chief Executi...

"In Italia, dopo l'acquisizione di Avio l'anno, ci sono realta', piu' piccole ma molto interessanti a cui stiamo guardando in questo momento". Cosi' Ferdinando Beccalli-Falco, presidente e a.d. General Electric Europe, a margine dell'evento - promosso dalla Camera di commercio di Torino - per favorire 'un ponte tra le Pmi del territorio piemontese"...

  WTI Magazine #15    2014 Jan, 31Author : Francesca Papasergi      Translation by:   Piedmont has always been considered one of the most industrious and well-off regions in Italy. This north-western territory used to be productive and rich in small and medium enterprises, but nowadays it is enduring hard times...

Foreign investors might be wary of doing business with Italy, given the lacklustre growth and complex politics. But David Olson, a businessman from Michigan in the US, is undeterred, and is determined to help Italian firms spread their wings. This is your first foray into Italy. Why Italy, and why now?   One word: climate. Not the weath...