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After the slopes of the Dolomites, après-ski by LOOX

by Barbara Palladino LOOX is an après-ski hotspot, at the station at the foot of the Obereggen Latemar ski and trekking area in the Dolomites. It...

A star on two wheels: the Vespa

According to the aficionados who took on the challenge of counting its every appearance, it has graced the silver screen in almost one hundred...

Archivio Rubelli: the history of Made in Italy interiors in the world

by Barbara Palladino Brocade, velvet, silk, damask: Rubelli has always created high-end fabrics destined to famous buildings, historical homes, embassies and museums all over the...

Chapter Hotel: industrial details for New York’s vibe

by Barbara Palladino Although you might feel like you are in the Big Apple, this is Rome – and the most historical and typical part of...

Carosello: a milestone in the history of communication

by Barbara Palladino The Magnani Rocca Foundation presents “Carosello. Advertising and Television 1957-1977” at Villa dei Capolavori near Parma: a journey across popular creative work by...

Combo: a cosmopolitan spirit right off of the Navigli

Located in one of Milan’s typical 19th-century houses built around a central courtyard, Combo is a multifunctional space: hostel, bar, live-streaming web radio, but...

Velona’s Jungle: tropical-chic atmospheres at the heart of Florence

by Barbara Palladino Velona’s Jungle is in the very center of Tuscany’s capital, in Borgo Ognissanti, just a stone’s throw from the Lungarno: a luxury...

Touching beauty with Maria Montessori and Bruno Munari

On 10 November 2019, Ancona’s Mole Vanvitelliana will open “TOCCARE LA BELLEZZA Maria Montessori Bruno Munari”, highlighting the work of the two Italian icons...

Mercanteinfiera’s 38th edition in Parma

From 5 to 13 October 2019, Fiere di Parma is hosting a new edition of Mercanteinfiera – the international festival dedicated to collectables, fashion,...

Modateca Deanna: a historical and technical archive. Style lives here

by Barbara Palladino Over 3,000 square meters for 50,000 pieces (accessories excluded): the Modateca Deanna, Centro Italiano di Documentazione Moda is a huge fashion archive and attracts...

“The Pure”, salad with a clean conscience

“The Pure” salad restaurant – located on Corso Magenta, in Milan – was born out of a close collaboration between architecture firm Nomade and...

One hundred years of fine jewelry: Bvlgari’s heritage sparkles in Rome

by Barbara Palladino “Bvlgari. The story, the dream” opened in Rome on 26 June and will run until 3 November 2019, celebrating the iconic fine jewelry...

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Gucci Garden: fashion, luxury and wonder

by Barbara PalladinoLocated in Palazzo della Mercanzia, at the very heart of Florence, Gucci Garden straddles reality and the imagination, summing up...

Anna Fendi’s taste for elegance

by Barbara PalladinoFashion, just like wine, hinges its success on three running themes: passion, excellence and research. These are indeed the three...

Nanda Vigo: the “light artist”

by Barbara PalladinoArchitect, designer and artist Nanda Vigo recently passed away in Milan. An undisputed protagonist of the creative scene in the...

Fontana dell’Acqua Paola: Roman icon

The Fontana dell’Acqua Paola (Acqua Paola Fountain) is one of Rome’s most famous sites and has appeared in movies and songs. Also...