Design

“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...

PiazzadiSpagna9: a refined and multifaceted residence at the heart of Rome

Piazza di Spagna is one of the most iconic places in Rome and one of the most fascinating sites in the world. Here, on...

PalermoUno: “please touch and take me with you”

The PalermoUno gallery, located in Milan’s Brera district, is organized like a perfectly normal apartment by owner Sophie Wannenes, who is an interior decorator...

Palm Suite: eclectic luxury just a stone’s throw from the Colosseum

The Palm Suite hotel, the latest creation by Manfredi Fine Hotels Collection, is located inside a wonderful 18th-century building that faces the Basilica of...

Condominio Monti: as glam as a hotel, as cozy as a home

Welcome to Rome’s city center, where new boutique hotel Condominio Monti recently opened in the Monti district, a stone’s throw from the Colosseum and Imperial...

The Fiat 1100C Spider Car by Pietro Frua

This magnificent two-seater sports car is a masterpiece by one of the most talented and prolific automotive designers in the 20th century: Pietro Frua....

In homage to Alessandro Mendini (1931-2019)

On 18 February 2019, Alessandro Mendini died in his hometown Milan, at the age of 87. One of the greatest innovators in Italian design,...

Glories of the past in Antonia Sautter’s imaginative world

Antonia Sautter’s atelier – at the very heart of Venice, near Piazza San Marco – is a slice of pure charm. It is a...

Design takes center stage, at Como’s Teatro Sociale

Starting tomorrow and until September 23rd 2018, the Teatro Sociale in Como will present Lake Como Design Fair, offering a snapshot of contemporary design...

The mysteries of Casa Mollino

Carlo Mollino (1805-1973) – an eclectic architect and designer we have already featured more than once – designed various private homes in his hometown...

Savona 18 Suites, popular housing reinvented by Aldo Cibic

Once upon a time, Milan built popular housing around central courtyards, known as case di ringhiera because of the long balconies that ran the...

The Olivetti Summa 19: the last mechanical calculator

The Olivetti Summa 19 calculator was designed between 1969 and 1970 by Ettore Sottsass and Hans von Klier. It was 28 by 20 by 10...

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The Great War Museum: history at high altitude

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle NebioloOn the top of the Marmolada, at 3,000 meters of altitude, you’ll find the Marmolada Great War...

Palazzo Giordano Apostoli: neo-gothic inspiration

Palazzo Giordano Apostoli is located in Sassari’s central Piazza d’Italia. It was built by will of Giuseppe Giordano Apostoli in 1877, in...

Move To The Top takes you to the roof of the Dolomites

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle Nebiolo On 4 July 2020, the cableway to Malga Ciapèla will re-open. Its short,...

Tenute La Montina, the realm of Franciacorta

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle NebioloTenute La Montina is located in Monticelli Brusati (BS), in the north-east of Franciacorta, next to an ample...