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Enrico Casarosa | Italian talent @ Pixar

Enrico Casarosa | Italian talent @ Pixar

Take a closer look at Enrico Casarosa and you’ll realize that he is not the kind of person who reaches success in Hollywood only to forget his Italian roots.  He still loves coffee and spaghetti.  He takes his Bianchi  bicycle to work everyday. He tries to go back to Italy once a year in summer....
Mapo Mapos | Little Legends of Italian Animation

Mapo Mapos | Little Legends of Italian Animation

Whenever I see some great animation I find myself wondering how the designers learned the art of drawing like that. Mauro Carraro, in art Mapo Mapos, is the talented hand behind the success of Matatoro (with the collaboration of Raphael Calamote and Jeremy Pasquet) and since the beginning he knew he had a future in...
Giovanni Femia | Italian painter around the world

Giovanni Femia | Italian painter around the world

He might have only turned 30 this year, but Giovanni Femia, a talented Italian painter from Milan, has already visited most of the world while following his passion.  After touring Europe as the choreographer for an acting company, he landed in Melbourne, Australia, where his obvious talent helped him build an international network of contacts. Thanks to this...
Elisabetta Rogai | Wine Painting

Elisabetta Rogai | Wine Painting

Usually when people think about wine, they link it to a nice meal, possibly with good company and a relaxing atmosphere. Surprisingly, Elisabetta Rogai had a unique idea when it came to wine – why not use it to paint?     How did you come up with the idea of using wine to paint...
Passion Flower and Botanica Collections | Missoni Casa x Rosita Missoni

Passion Flower and Botanica Collections | Missoni Casa x Rosita Missoni

  Bright, fun and elegant – Missoni Casa’s floral-themed collections are the perfect way to bring exuberant style into your home for spring.  As always, Rosita Missoni’s Botanica and Passionflower 2012 Collections stand out for their creativity and originality. The fringed cushions are in cotton and show a great balance between elegance and color.  The...
Desco Placemat | Alessandra Baldereschi x Skitsch

Desco Placemat | Alessandra Baldereschi x Skitsch

  When setting the table for a meal with some guests, where you should put the cutlery can be quite an issue for many people. So, when you get frustrated enough that you begin to wonder why we can’t all just eat with our hands, take a deep breath and pull out the Desco placemat...
Mozia Clocks | Giovanni Levanti for D&D

Mozia Clocks | Giovanni Levanti for D&D

  “Time goes by so slowly for those who wait” says Madonna, but the waiting can be a little better if the clocks you’re staring at is as colorful as the ones designed by Giovanni Levanti. Pure abstraction for a new aesthetic experience of time through an unusual relationship of minute and hour hands.  ...
Mediumsmall Beer Glass | Aquacalda

Mediumsmall Beer Glass | Aquacalda

    If you were one of those kids who always disliked geometry, Italian design company Aquacalda is giving you the opportunity to drink up some new love for the subject thanks to their Mediumsmall Beer Glass.  Their amazing design plays on the relationship between the shape and volume of the cone versus the cylinder....
Website Dresses | Victor Faretina

Website Dresses | Victor Faretina

Dressing Our Favorite Websites We all know that we live in a hypertechnologic society, where all the devices we can imagine are ready to be connected anytime anywhere.  The online world has become a second reality that can be lived with equal intensity.  A visionary designer, Victor Faretina has taken this idea and dressed it...
Anisetta Meletti | Vintage Italian Premium Liqueur

Anisetta Meletti | Vintage Italian Premium Liqueur

A long time ago, in a little town in central Italy called Ascoli Piceno, everything seemed to be very quiet and still and yet a great innovation was underway in the field of distillation.  You see Silvio Meletti developed a process that combined the slow evaporation of alcohol and the highest quality local aniseeds to...
La Cipria [Face Powder] | Vintage Italian Magic Touch

La Cipria [Face Powder] | Vintage Italian Magic Touch

The classic component of vintage beauty is, without a doubt, the perfect complexion.  Beauty products might fade from popularity, but what’s interesting is that they almost always come back.  Face powder, known to our grandmas as cipria, is not exempt from this principle and right now it’s returning to popularity, thanks to the irresistible magic charm...
Ghiacciolo Notes | Atelier Vostok for Fabriano Boutique

Ghiacciolo Notes | Atelier Vostok for Fabriano Boutique

    Winter is gone and it’s time to welcome summer again. The perfect way to enjoy it is, of course, with a popsicle. So do you prefer lemon-lime or raspberry-cream? Fabriano is giving us a new way to choose our favorite flavor while keeping our ideas fresh! These amazing notebooks come in two sizes and because the...