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Milan Salone del mobile: Fendi Casa home collection preview

24 April, 2020
Fendi Home collection was first launched in 1989; this year at The Salone del Mobile in Milan, Fendi will present a collection of beautifully crafted sofas and armchairs made of velvet, silk and satin; all richly embroidered by skilful artisans.…

Milan design week FuoriSalone

22 April, 2020
Milan design week event, FuoriSalone, is undoubtedly one of the most popular events in this Italian metropolitan city, and here we give you a few shots from the design show. With presentations, inaugurations, parties and events, the FuoriSalone can be…

Giorgio Armani: New "Main" Codecasa yacht

20 April, 2020
The latest jewell from boat builders Codecasa, in Viareggio, Tuscany, has been revealed. Called Main, it’s the latest yacht for Giorgio Armani - 65 metres long it’s a peculiar choice of military colours and will substitute the older “Mariù” at…

Italian architecture and interior design in Porto Cervo

17 April, 2020
Summer is not around the corner I’m afraid; winter is here to stay..for three months at very least, but this gorgeous house overlooking the sea at Porto Cervo makes one long for sunshine and bathing in the blue sea. Recently…

Bathroom designs: Texture by Francesco Lucchese for Olympia

15 April, 2020
Texture the new collection by Francesco Lucchese for Olympia Ceramica has been presented at the Bathroom furniture Show in Milan. The Italian designer believes that sanitary ware can really create through colour and ceramic decoration something really unique. A series…

Luxury Italian watches: limited edition Panerai Radiomir Regatta 2010

15 April, 2020
In order to celebrate the sixth edition of Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge, an international circuit of regattas reserved for vintage and classic sailing boats, the Officine Panerai has launched the Radiomir Regatta watch; this amazing time-piece features split-seconds chronograph with…

Italian painter Caravaggio's remains found

14 April, 2020
The remains of Italian painter Caravaggio have been found in a cemetery at Porto Ercole, in Grosseto. Via carbon dating and metal tests to determine the possible presence of lead and mercury residue (commonly used by painters), scientists are 85…

South: the new Megayacht 54M by Rossi Navi

12 April, 2020
South is the third yacht to come out of the Rossi Navi shipyard; an amazing mega yacht featuring a hi-tensile steel hull and marine grade aluminium superstructure. The propulsion system consists of two caterpillar 3516 main engines, granting a 15…

Valextra iPad luxury cover

6 April, 2020
The iPad is going to be the next iPhone which was the next iPod, in terms of luxury accessories. Italian brand Valextra has created this iPad cover for the new Apple computer, as part of its men’s spring-summer 2011 fashion…

Orco Cicli, Italian handmade bicycles

5 April, 2020
Italian company Orco Cicli is an enterprise that makes hand made bicycles in true artisan style, currently reserved only for racing models.The chassis is often a gamble, as each one is different from the others made, but the company uses…

Luxury Italian design: the Bulgari Hotel in Milan

5 April, 2020
According to Forbes, Milan’s Bulgari Hotel is one of the best hotels in Italy. The hotel is situated in one of Milan’s most beautiful areas, between via Montenapoleone, famous for its shopping, and via della Spiga.It’s an area which takes…

Shopping in Rome: women's design shop Leartigiane.it

2 April, 2020
Cultural and women’s design association Leartigiane.it recently opened their new shop in Rome, near Torre Argentina, where you can find furniture, interior decorations, jewellery and handmade clothes on display. The association is design to support women’s craftmanship and the shop…

125 years of Bulgari jewellery on display in Rome

30 March, 2020
The historic Italian brand of Bulgari will be on display from May 22nd to September 13th for a 125-year anniversary celebrated in the event “Between eternity and history: 1884-2009″ at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome. About 500 jewelled objects…

Shopping in Rome: ceramic clocks at Raku

24 March, 2020
The “Ceramica Raku” shop is another of Rome’s boutique stores that exclusively sells ceramic clocks. The shop has been part of the Montesi family business which was established in 1985 and which sells these Italian ceramic clocks locally and internationally.The…

Italian design: "Memories from the future" by Alessi

21 March, 2020
Alberto Alessi is about to launch a new collection of houseware products inspired by the past. During the 1920s, 30s and 40s - Mr Alessi said - the design was not so important and manufacturers used to pay more attention…

Italian design: Savio Firmino children's room furniture

15 March, 2020
If you are planning to furnish your child’s bedroom and you have money to spend, the Notte Fatata, the new Savio Firmino line designed for children’s bedrooms, can offer you the right solution. Made up of beautifully crafted pieces of…

Italian design at Euroluce: "Bond" by Terzani

15 March, 2020
The next edition of the Euroluce international light show will feature this lamp by Terzani. The Italian designed lamp is called “Bond”, showing its secretive and futuristic style.The exterior is a glass sphere on a chrome base, lined on the…
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