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Oltu | Fabio Molinas

Oltu | Fabio Molinas

  Energy-saving Italian design for your fridge     Have you always wondered how to keep your fruits and veggies fresher for a longer amount of time?  When Fabio Molinas considered this question, he found his answer not by changing what is inside a fridge, but by thinking outside of the fridge. The result was...
Tracks | Momo Design

Tracks | Momo Design

  Momo Design is an Italian brand best known for its high-quality helmets with a retro modern look.  Now the company is bringing that experience to Tracks, a new line of bags perfect for the rider who wants to protect his or her laptop. Characterized by bold shapes and quality materials, tracks takes the nylon...
Restricted Rover Snowboard Boots | Diemme x Burton

Restricted Rover Snowboard Boots | Diemme x Burton

  According to professional snowboarder Danny Davis you “gotta be comfortable. If you are not comfortable, you are not having fun.” That simple truth is the driving idea behind the 2014 Restricted Rover Snowboard Boot, a collaborative effort by Italian boot manufacturer Diemme and legendary American snowboard builder Burton. Craftsmanship in the service of comfort...
Ferrari 458 Speciale | Ferrari

Ferrari 458 Speciale | Ferrari

    It turns out Ferrari has had something very special in the works under its hood.  With the new Ferrari 458 Speciale set to debut at next month’s Frankfurt Auto Show,  the Italian automaker  has managed to combine the sportiness of a 597 horsepower 4.5 liter V8 engine with an incredibly ultralight dry weight of 2844 pounds. Featuring...
The Piaggio Ape | Vintage Italian Motor Design

The Piaggio Ape | Vintage Italian Motor Design

An Italian vehicle When I was little, long before I learned to drive, cars seemed to be magical machines. While most cars were well beyond my reach, there was one vehicle that fascinated me because it came close to my size.  In a world of huge mechanical beasts, the Piaggio Ape Car was small enough...
Corsa Collection Bicycle | Frenorosso

Corsa Collection Bicycle | Frenorosso

    Frenorosso takes the American concept of super fast and light fixed-gear urban commuter bikes and reinterprets it in true Italian style. Featuring customizable models Made in Italy, Frenorosso will make sure you don’t get lost in the crowd of city cyclists. Every bicycle in the Frenorosso Corsa Collection starts with a brazed-joint Columbus steel...
Paesaggi Italiani Storage System | Massimo Morozzi x Edra

Paesaggi Italiani Storage System | Massimo Morozzi x Edra

If you ever thought that a simple storage cube couldn’t make an artistic addition to your home, Italian designer Massimo Morozzi will prove you wrong. Created for Italian design company Edra, Paessaggi Italiani is a modular storage system based on the humble cube that, thanks to a rainbow of colors and range of materials from...
Urban Survival Kit | Sottoscala Design

Urban Survival Kit | Sottoscala Design

Despite the fact that most people in the developed world have refrigerators at home, we continue to waste food at an incredible rate. Leave it to Italians, in this case the group Sottoscala Design, to experiment with new ways of storing  and preserving food.  To that end they’ve created the Urban Survival Kit, a two...
Blandito | Oradaria Design

Blandito | Oradaria Design

  Combining comfort, creativity and Italian style into one unique object, Blandito by Oradaria Design offers the perfect solution for lazy living.  This multifunctional pad is easily transformed into a chair, sofa, rug, bed, cradle and whatever else you might imagine. Thanks to a flexible frame, multiple sizes and different colors, it’s easy to give...
Hyperstrada 2013 | Ducati

Hyperstrada 2013 | Ducati

    If you think that riding a bike involves a choice between power and confort, the Ducati Hyperstrada 2013 will change your way of thinking. With the introduction of the new Hyperstrada, Ducati expands the touring concept in pure Italian style with a bike that’s built to travel, but still has the typical sporty character that makes...
ReLEAF | Fulguro x Teracrea

ReLEAF | Fulguro x Teracrea

  Do you care about your plants life, but are tired of how much time you spend watering them? ReLEAF, a rainwater collector from Swiss duo Fulguro for Italian company Teracrea, is designed to help out gardeners by making it easy to reuse rainwater that would otherwise turn into runoff. Inspired by the shape of...