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The Rossimoda Footwear Museum: shoes, women, and views of the world

The one thousand five hundred models on display at the Footwear Museum in Stra (Venice) tell a story that is almost 70 years long. The...

Sepo and Noveltex: from advertisement to art

Severo Pozzati (1895-1983), also known as Sepo – pronounced “Sepò” as it would be in French – was a painter and advertisement poster artist...

Giovanni Mingozzi and Barbisio hats

Giovanni Mingozzi – the Bologna-born illustrator who went by Atla, a pseudonym that also became the name of the advertisement agency he founded in...

“I vestiti dei sogni”, dreamy costumes in Rome

The clothes that populate our dreams have materialized for an exhibition in Rome’s Palazzo Braschi, ending on March 22. They are the film costumes...

The nine pathways of Vicenza’s Jewelry Museum

Bracelet, ring, necklace, earring, jewel, gem, pearl... these are the protagonists of some beautiful tales in Vicenza’s Jewelry Museum. The word “jewel” itself has...

NONOSTANTE MARRAS

In the end Antonio Marras has given in, and given his consent to the opening of “Nonostante Marras” (literally, “Despite Marras”) in Milan. As...

Opificio JM in Prato

Opificio JM, in Prato (Tuscany), is John Malkovich’s concept store. It is not the first time that the star’s initials are lent to the...

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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...