Martino di Napoli Rampolla is the founder of Numeroventi, an arts and design residency housed in Palazzo Galli Tassi, a creative hub that connects Florence’s past to present.
The hotel, located in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, one of Milan’s most recognizable landmarks, was born as a collective art exhibition.
Barbara della Rovere creates leather handbags from fish skin and, in the process, helps a women’s co-operative.
The world of fashion is not defined by what you see: the turtleneck, the trousers, the trench. Big-name brands are powered by a network of very small yet highly skilled artisans—specializing in yarns, dyeing, embroidery, leather, crochet stitching, filigree, beading, lace—whose expertise and knowledge is rooted in Italy. With the ongoing pandemic, there is a risk of losing some parts of the Made in Italy supply chain.
A stone courtyard leads to a painted red door that opens to the inner domain of Antico Setificio Fiorentino, where, for hundreds of years, weavers have been creating lustrous fabrics.
Lambrusco, the sparkling wine from northeastern Italy, is in the midst of a major makeover, and it’s high time to taste it again.
For Marie-Louise Sciò, creative director of the Pellicano Hotels Group, -issimo was the locus for her latest venture, ISSIMO, a lifestyle and e-commerce platform dedicated to the best of Italian design, travel, food, and style.
The hotel, on the banks of the Arno River overlooking the Chianti hills, feels like nothing else exists beyond the Tuscan countryside.
Italy is all about approaching life through food in a beautiful setting. But how to choose?