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New Street Ghosts | Paolo Cirio

New Street Ghosts | Paolo Cirio

Haunting Google’s Street View Brooklyn-based Italian artist Paolo Cirio creates provocative and intellectually stimulating media interventions that challenge us to take a closer look at everyday processes of communication. As part of his Google Street Ghosts project, has just added 7 new wheat-pasted posters to the walls of Williamsburg and Bushwick.        ...
Milano Series T-shirts | IUTER

Milano Series T-shirts | IUTER

  A lot of people end up with church fatigue when they visit a European country, a condition caused by visiting so many churches in one day that the steeple of one tends to get added to the altar of another. As the fourth largest church in Europe, Milan’s striking gothic cathedral is one church...
Birdie Shelf | Hiroshi Kawano x Ex.t.

Birdie Shelf | Hiroshi Kawano x Ex.t.

  Looking for a bookshelf that is so light it seems to glide across your wall?  Hiroshi Kawano’s Birdie bookshelf for Italian design community and production company Ex.t takes its inspiration from Japanese origami to give wing to great home design. Breaking the mold of traditionally rigid and linear bookshelves, the Birdie has a gently...
Chrono Stainless Steel Carbon Fiber 4 Screw Watch | Tonino Lamborghini

Chrono Stainless Steel Carbon Fiber 4 Screw Watch | Tonino Lamborghini

  Italian watches are perfect for when you need a timepiece that is that quick enough to keep up with your fast-paced lifestyle.  The Chrono Stainless Steel Carbon Fiber 4 Screw Watch by supercar manufacturer Tonino Lamborghini is no exception. Unlike the triangular form of the Lamborghini Spyder watch, the Chrono has a square-shaped PVD-plated...
Suede and Wool Bomber Jacket | Missoni

Suede and Wool Bomber Jacket | Missoni

    In case you haven’t heard, Fall-Winter 2013-14 is supposed to be the season of the bomber jacket.  While there might be some indecision as to what name to give the multiple sporty jackets that walked the runway (we’ve seen the same piece called a varsity jacket, a bomber jacket and a baseball jacket),...
Celebrate the Italian Screen with Striking Design | 9 Movie Posters for Italian Films

Celebrate the Italian Screen with Striking Design | 9 Movie Posters for Italian Films

  As the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival gets underway in Italy we’ve been thinking about the history of Italian cinema and how moviegoing has changed over the past seven decades.  From the silent costume drama of Giovanni Pastrone’s Cabiria in 1914 (written by Gabriele D’Annunzio) to the criminal world of Matteo Garrone’s...
Colore LED Shower | Ponsi

Colore LED Shower | Ponsi

  You might think that choosing a showerhead is a pretty easy decision to make. Whether you prefer the pulse of a massaging shower or the soothing sprinkle of a large showerhead, usually the decision is all about the water. Made in Tuscany brand Ponsi is changing that idea with Colore, a bathroom fixture designed...
Clocktail Watch | NK+39

Clocktail Watch | NK+39

  During the day you might live by the rules of the clock – deadlines, lunch hours and meetings – but after work or school you live by the rules of the cocktail hour – fun, friends and laughter. The goal of the Clocktail Watch is to help you redefine time by reclaiming moments of...
Postcards Home Collection | Diesel x Zucchi

Postcards Home Collection | Diesel x Zucchi

  If you’re dreaming of tropical landscapes, but stuck at home, Diesel’s collaboration with Italian textile manufacturer Zucchi will bring the beach to your living room. In the same dreamy saturated hues as your friends’ Instagram vacation shots, the Postcards cushion and throw add a playfully ironic touch of color to any sofa or armchair....
Try on Cangiari

Try on Cangiari

Eco-ethical Italian fashion     While fashion designers are increasingly seeking ways to produce collections that respect the environment and guarantee the rights of industry workers, sometimes that noble goal translates into collections that are clunky and rough. That’s why the refined aesthetic of Italian fashion label Cangiari is so unique.  Sophisticated, with soft body-conscious...
Natural Born Elegance Car Jacket | Cerruti x Giugiaro

Natural Born Elegance Car Jacket | Cerruti x Giugiaro

  What better way to celebrate the past and future of Italian design than to combine the slow process of traditional textile manufacturing with the ultra-fast inspiration of Formula1 racing?  Presented at Pitti Uomo 84, the Natural Born Elegance Car Jacket is the result of a collaboration between the Woolmark Company, Lanificio F.lli Cerruti and...
The Cove Summer 2013 Sunglasses | SUPER

The Cove Summer 2013 Sunglasses | SUPER

  At the height of the Summer season, SUPER releases a collection inspired by the dreamy hues of the sun reflecting over the shores of California.  Working with sports professionals such as Ryan Lovelace, Brandon Di Pierri, Simon Murdoch and Oliver Parker, SUPER has created the perfect tribute to the free-spirited lifestyle of surfers and their favorite...