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Italian Designer Backpacks | Top 6 to Carry Now

Italian Designer Backpacks | Top 6 to Carry Now

  When you were younger you used it to carry your school books and gym clothes, as you got older it became a symbol of freedom since you could just pack up and go. Well, the classic backpack has returned with a new look and it’s better than ever. From chic luxury to serious tech...
Italian Vermouth | Part 2, Cocktail Recipes

Italian Vermouth | Part 2, Cocktail Recipes

Some like it red and some like it white Whether it’s red or white, Italian vermouth is one of the most versatile cocktail ingredients. Red vermouth makes us think of passion and energy, while white vermouth is perfect for the cool elegance of a refined get-together.  No matter what your personality or taste, we’ve gathered...
Tiramisù | Vintage Italian Pick-me-up Dessert

Tiramisù | Vintage Italian Pick-me-up Dessert

  Sunday lunch with the family is a well know Italian tradition, especially when you are a child. I remember I was always happy to go to my grandmother’s house because I would get to eat her delicious Tiramsù. While every Italian will say that their grandmother’s Tiramsù is the best, I’m sure that my grandma...
Italian Vermouth | Part 1

Italian Vermouth | Part 1

The king of aperitifs The aperitivo is a ritual in Italy, especially on spring and summer evenings. The breeze is light, the sky is clear, the streets are bright with flowers and friends and coworkers chat with drinks in hand. It’s aperitif time and, in Italy, most cocktails are made with vermouth. While vermouth might often...
Reflection Bracelet | Delfina Delettrez

Reflection Bracelet | Delfina Delettrez

For this Spring-Summer 2013 there is a new concept of jewelry!  Delfina Delettrez, fourth generation of Fendi family, gives you the solution to wear accessories for every occasion with her “Infinity” collection.  So the result is an unexpected contrasts represented by linear elements concentrating on details made by high quality and high design. The Italian...
Ugiaj Milano Sunglasses | Angelo Piccioli and Irene Basili

Ugiaj Milano Sunglasses | Angelo Piccioli and Irene Basili

A new Italian sunglass concept     Lying on the beach on hot day you decide to cool off with a dip in the sea. You jump in only to realize, as you see them sink away, that you forgot to take off your sunglasses.  If you’ve ever wished for a pair of light, but...
The Golden Years of Sanremo | Vintage Italian Music Festival

The Golden Years of Sanremo | Vintage Italian Music Festival

The golden years of Sanremo – Vintage Italian Music Festival     The Sanremo Music Festival is the most famous Italian music festival.  The three day contest is held annually in the beautiful city of Sanremo on coast of Liguria, close to the French city of Nice.  Known as the “city of flowers,” Sanremo hosts...
Short Circuits on a Planetary Level | Interview with Italian Designer Stefano Mirti

Short Circuits on a Planetary Level | Interview with Italian Designer Stefano Mirti

  The Global Italian One year in the U.S., three years in Tokyo and ten years of traveling back and forth to Bangkok to visit his partner. Italian designer Stefano Mirti might be born and raised in Turin and work in Milan, but he is, without a doubt, an international designer. Even before he began...
Isotta Fraschini | Vintage Italian Luxury Cars

Isotta Fraschini | Vintage Italian Luxury Cars

Want to go for a ride with Isotta Fraschini?   With its history dating back to the dawn of the 20th century, Isotta Fraschini is the largest Italian deluxe luxury car manufacturer.  Cesare Isotta and Vincenzo, Antonio and Oreste Fraschini founded the company in 1900 with what today might seem to be a very simple and...
A Shot of Italian Design | 6 Delicious Italian Espresso Cups

A Shot of Italian Design | 6 Delicious Italian Espresso Cups

  When you wake up in the morning, when you’re having trouble getting through the middle of the workday, when you want to sit down and chat with a friend, espresso is there to give you a few sips of rich, roasted deliciousness. For a beverage that has such a hold on Italians and people...
Super Mario Brothers | Vintage Videogame Fun

Super Mario Brothers | Vintage Videogame Fun

  I have this picture in my mind that I can’t forget. It’s one of my favorite childhood memories: my brother and I both excitedly screaming “pay attention to the turtle” or “hurry, the mushroom is coming up!” It was wintertime and we were pretty young. We were in the living room sitting on the carpet we...
Speaking in Tongues |  Giovanni Capriotti

Speaking in Tongues | Giovanni Capriotti

A photographic journey into faith We’ve talked to you before about Italian social documentary photographer Giovanni Capriotti who lives in Canada and now we want to bring you one of his latest projects, Speaking in Tongues.  Before you read this post, I think you should relax and put on a song that inspired Giovanni in his project....