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Aucan | Throttling Bass and Crushing Beats

Aucan | Throttling Bass and Crushing Beats

I used to hear my friends complaining about how the Italian underground music scene has become fairly monotonous over the last few years. They wanted to see some new movement in the music scene that would match the interests of our generation. I definitely wasn’t able to blame them. Last July, while I was back in...
Italian Re-designed Easter Eggs

Italian Re-designed Easter Eggs

I’m sure you know that, here at Ganzo, we love design and we love food.  When both of these things are Italian we love them even more!  So this Easter we’ve been looking for modern Italian re-designs of a classic treat – the Easter Egg – that will let us combine all of these passions...
Sara Ferrari | Italian Design with the capital D

Sara Ferrari | Italian Design with the capital D

She’s young, she’s talented and she’s Italian. Born in Brescia, Sara Ferrari moved to London after graduating from MACHINA Lonati Fashion and Design Institute, where she developed the playful and intelligent design aesthetic that has so far brought her worldwide recognition. Now, with several awards on her resume and experience as a correspondant for top design magazines, she’s...
Congorock | New EP: MONOLITH / AGARTA

Congorock | New EP: MONOLITH / AGARTA

Heavy bass, rough sounds and massive notes are the main feature of Congorock, the Italian project of Rocco Rampino. He passed through Forli and Milan before settling permanently in Los Angeles, where he lives and produces music. He has earned the respect and support of the most famous names in the game from Afrojack to...
Black Sheep | A photographic novel by Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo

Black Sheep | A photographic novel by Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo

Eclectic is the word that best describes Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo’s personality. After first spreading his electronic beats with the Bloody Beetroots DJ set and Tommy Tea, then taking the Bloody Beetroots and Death Crew ’77 on a world tour with Swede Dennis Lyxzén, Bob decided to dedicate himself to another of his passions: photography.   The exhibition,...
Marco Ansaloni | History and Travel Photography

Marco Ansaloni | History and Travel Photography

Marco Ansaloni is, in my opinion, one of today’s most interesting Italian travel photographers. After studying architecture and photography in Italy, he moved to Barcelona where he currently lives with his family.   Characterized by a desire for discovery and a deep interest in the historical background of his subjects, Marco’s portraits of distant and...
Italian DJs on EarMilk | New Electronic Sounds

Italian DJs on EarMilk | New Electronic Sounds

  For a while now I’ve been following Earmilk. The writers at this music blog based out of the United States and Canada use their experience as journalists, musicians and fanatics to share what’s on their playlists.  These guys knows what is going on in the world’s underground music scene! One of my favorite columns...
Claudio Parentela | Interview with a Punk Alchemist of Contemporary Art

Claudio Parentela | Interview with a Punk Alchemist of Contemporary Art

Claudio Parentela…contemporary art with a freakish taste! This is how Claudio Parentela welcomes you to his website.   Click on enter and you are transported to the eclectic personal world ’s website opens and, by clicking enter, we are transported into his eclectic and vanguard world. In his countless projects this curious artist uses a...
Zebar in Shanghai | 3gatti Architecture

Zebar in Shanghai | 3gatti Architecture

Zebar is an amazing project from Italian architect Francesco Gatti and the studio he runs called 3gatti.  As the name suggests, this is not just a bar; it’s a hangout in Shanghai where love for live music is accompanied by a good glass of wine. Featuring undulating hand-cut plasterboard, the interior design is inspired by...
Italian Mask Collection | Leondoro

Italian Mask Collection | Leondoro

  Carnival might have come and gone, but its spirit survives! From the millions of different masks that show up along Venetian streets, locally called calli, to the impressive parade displays in Rio, what remains of Carnival season? Thanks to Free People clothing we can still enjoy the dress-up excitement of Carnival.  The Italian mask collection...
Italian fixed-gear bicycle | Francesco Bertelli

Italian fixed-gear bicycle | Francesco Bertelli

  The Italian love and passion for bikes has always been really strong.  In the last few years, Milan’s streets have been seeing a lot of fixed-gear bikes flashing around the city and they have also become tremendously popular in the urban centers of North America. An example of America and Italy’s shared interest in...
Other Fresh Italian Design Accesories | Zushii

Other Fresh Italian Design Accesories | Zushii

    Zushii is one of the most interesting brands that I had the chance to discover during the Fuori Salone exhibition in Milan. Created by brother and sister duo Davide and Francesca Micheli, Zushii is an Italian brand conceived as  “the other accessory.”  With unconventional accessories that avoid seasonal fashion clichés they transform their...