Design
Eco-Friendly Umbrella | Ginkgo

Eco-Friendly Umbrella | Ginkgo

Meet the rain with an eco-friendly Italian solution.     Do you know that each year more than 900,000,000 umbrellas are lost, broken and improperly disposed of? Well I definitely didn’t, but once I read about the Ginkgo umbrella I learned that if you took all the iron used to make traditional umbrellas you could...
Pao Brings the Gift of Street Art

Pao Brings the Gift of Street Art

Interview with Pao What happens when Pao, a young theater technician working with Italian comedy genius Dario Fo and the La Scala Opera house, sets out to bring a bit of fun to the streets of Milan?  Penguins.  Lots of penguins. On traffic markers, on walls, on rusty pipes.     Years before the term...
Six Tables on Water | Gaetano Pesce

Six Tables on Water | Gaetano Pesce

    Italian architect and designer Gaetano Pesce’s latest work is called Six Tables on Water. Each table represents a different watery landscape from around the world.  The one representing Venice and its lagoon, for example, is marked with darker spots here and there, symbolizing the water pollution of water, while the Lake Garda table...
Wise O'Clock | Emanuela Berardi

Wise O’Clock | Emanuela Berardi

  “Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it you can never get it back.”  - Harvey MacKay How many times have you found yourself wondering “am I really making the most of this moment?”  Well, the Wise...
The Post-itable | SoupStudio Design

The Post-itable | SoupStudio Design

  If you are full of ideas, but you can’t seem to get them to stick in your memory then the perfect solution for you is … The Post-itable! This giant post-it supported by a table is made by SoupStudio design so that you can catch all of your brilliant ideas and record them on...
Blow Up | Anna Sponza

Blow Up | Anna Sponza

  An amazing project by Italian designer Anna Sponza plays with air to create avant-garde shapes.  Be sure to check out her portfolio on Behance!            
Top 3 Guerrilla Marketing Campaigns of Milan Design Week

Top 3 Guerrilla Marketing Campaigns of Milan Design Week

  There are a few things you can be sure of when Design Week comes in Milan: 1) it is going to rain all week long 2) few people really care about design, furniture and lamps – most of the them are only interested in the Fuorisalone.  What is Fuorisalone? It means parties, appetizers and...
GLOBE (Hedron) Rooftop Fish and Vegetable Farm | Conceptual Devices and UrbanFarmers AG

GLOBE (Hedron) Rooftop Fish and Vegetable Farm | Conceptual Devices and UrbanFarmers AG

  Feed your family with fish and vegetables from your rooftop.  That’s the idea behind GLOBE, a mini sustainable farm concept that’s on its way to becoming a reality.     The GLOBE is the result of a collaboration of UrbanFarmers AG, an organization devoted to solving the world’s food supply challenges and Conceptual Devices,...
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...
The Italian job | Time ride through the eyes of Miguel Galluzzi

The Italian job | Time ride through the eyes of Miguel Galluzzi

ProItalia Ducati cocktail party in Glendale (CA) with Miguel Galluzzi   Between a Nastro Azzurro and a mouthful of cheesecake, Miguel Galluzzi takes us on a journey through the stages of Italian motorcycle design. Thanks to Glendale’s Pro Italia , we  had the pleasure to enjoy  an exclusive event  dedicated to the history of motorcycle design in the...
Alessandro Ribaldo aka "AR" | Featured Graphic Designer

Alessandro Ribaldo aka “AR” | Featured Graphic Designer

  When we decided to start this new series Featured Graphic Designer, dedicated to a Ganzo graphic designer whose work will be featured in our header for one month, I thought “who would be the right person to start us off?  Who does striking, colorful work? Who is cool and original, in other words, ganzo?”...
Anna Utopia Giordano | POP Bottles Project

Anna Utopia Giordano | POP Bottles Project

  Anna “Utopia” Giordano, works with  everything connected to images and communications. She is really a polyhedral artist: poet, actress, performer, model and all-around creative person.   POP bottles “Pop bottles” takes the packaging of famous alcohol brands and transforms them into baby bottles while substituting the original brand name with that of iconic children’s...