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Velona’s Jungle: tropical-chic atmospheres at the heart of Florence

by Barbara Palladino Velona’s Jungle is in the very center of Tuscany’s capital, in Borgo Ognissanti, just a stone’s throw from the Lungarno: a luxury...

Touching beauty with Maria Montessori and Bruno Munari

On 10 November 2019, Ancona’s Mole Vanvitelliana will open “TOCCARE LA BELLEZZA Maria Montessori Bruno Munari”, highlighting the work of the two Italian icons...

Mercanteinfiera’s 38th edition in Parma

From 5 to 13 October 2019, Fiere di Parma is hosting a new edition of Mercanteinfiera – the international festival dedicated to collectables, fashion,...

Modateca Deanna: a historical and technical archive. Style lives here

by Barbara Palladino Over 3,000 square meters for 50,000 pieces (accessories excluded): the Modateca Deanna, Centro Italiano di Documentazione Moda is a huge fashion archive and attracts...

“The Pure”, salad with a clean conscience

“The Pure” salad restaurant – located on Corso Magenta, in Milan – was born out of a close collaboration between architecture firm Nomade and...

One hundred years of fine jewelry: Bvlgari’s heritage sparkles in Rome

by Barbara Palladino “Bvlgari. The story, the dream” opened in Rome on 26 June and will run until 3 November 2019, celebrating the iconic fine jewelry...

PiazzadiSpagna9: a refined and multifaceted residence at the heart of Rome

Piazza di Spagna is one of the most iconic places in Rome and one of the most fascinating sites in the world. Here, on...

Ethnologica: the Orient showcased in Forlì

Ethnologica is an antiques gallery in Forlì, specialized in oriental, Islamic and Indian art. It was founded in 2000 by Andrea Filippi, who was...

Art Nouveau triumphs with an exhibition at the Palace of Venaria

“Art Nouveau. The triumph of beauty” will be open at the Palace of Venaria until 26 January 2020. Produced and organized by the Consortium...

Fortunato Depero. From the futurist dream to the advertising sign. An exhibition in Lucca

In his time, Futurist artist Fortunato Depero would certainly have been happy to see his works on display using advanced technological tools that can...

PalermoUno: “please touch and take me with you”

The PalermoUno gallery, located in Milan’s Brera district, is organized like a perfectly normal apartment by owner Sophie Wannenes, who is an interior decorator...

Palm Suite: eclectic luxury just a stone’s throw from the Colosseum

The Palm Suite hotel, the latest creation by Manfredi Fine Hotels Collection, is located inside a wonderful 18th-century building that faces the Basilica of...

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After the slopes of the Dolomites, après-ski by LOOX

by Barbara Palladino LOOX is an après-ski hotspot, at the station at the foot of the Obereggen Latemar ski and trekking area in the Dolomites. It...

The wondrous Gothic, medieval frescoes of the Oratory of San Pellegrino

The Oratory of San Pellegrino is located in Bominaco, a hamlet not far from Caporciano, in the province of L'Aquila. It was probably commissioned...

LUMEN: a museum of photography, 2,275 meters up high

by Barbara Palladino On the top of the Kronplatz (or Plan de Corones), near Brunico (Bolzano) – an enchanted place that only the mountains could create...

Sicilian Moor heads: a legend of universal love

by Barbara Palladino “Moor heads” or “teste di moro” are colorful, ceramic vases that represent the face of a man and a woman, with a...