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Light for humanity

Lighting also took the stage at 2019 edition of the Salone del Mobile, particularly at the parallel event Euroluce. Sector trends emphasized that light is not just an essential technical tool any longer. It also adds to comfort, through the combination of lighting fixtures and soundproofing solutions, the development and update of apps regulating the temperature of light (for warm and relaxing lights, or colder tones helping concentration), and the introduction of systems in line with the Human Centric Lighting

PIANO CITY MILANO 2019

Milan becomes one great concert hall with the eighth edition of PIANO CITY MILANO, held from the 17th to 19th of May. More than 50 hours of performance, scheduled from dawn until night, totaling over 400 free performances defining the most engaging open festival in town, which comes to life within classic spaces dedicated to music as well as in Milan’s unusual and secret spaces: museums and art galleries, historic buildings, private houses, terraces, courtyards and parks

The Principality of Monaco welcomed at Il Palato Italiano in Bolzano, Italy

Last week, a unique event was held at Bolzano’s culinary hub Il Palato Italiano, run by the Bertani family. Executive chef Filippo Sinisgalli proposed a special menu inspired by a “green is the new glam” philosophy, for a more natural cuisine

Gli Ascoltabili: to watch is not always to see

Gli Ascoltabili (The Audibles) is a project based on the idea of listening while freeing our eyes from the slavery of screens. Although apparently ambitious, the project is actually simple and straight: it is about using the same technology we blame for isolating us in abstract, virtual universes to raise awareness, reconnect with reality, learn and have fun all along

HORIZON SOFT: LOUIS VUITTON involves Marc Newson in a new travel collection

Over the centuries, Louis Vuitton’s spacious trunks have held the personal belongings of travelers crossing far-away lands  ̶  from ordinary people like traders or students to renowned icons such as writer Ernest Hemingway, artist Henri Matisse, and fashion guru Karl Lagerfeld

Beyond speed: John Berger’s love for motorbikes and freedom

At 7pm on Wednesday, April 3, the art gallery Fondazione Sozzani in Milan will welcome Maria Nadotti, Benedetta Marietti and Michele Lupi to introduce and discuss the book “Sulla motocicletta” (“On the motorbike”), written and illustrated by John Berger (1926-2017), and published in Italy by Neri Pozza within its collection “Piccola Biblioteca”.

Vienna’s Vegetable Orchestra

This is Vienna’s Vegetable Orchestra: a 10-piece ensemble from the city of Beethoven, Brahms and Mozart that plays music with instruments made entirely from fresh produce. Over the past 21 years, the group has played nearly 300 shows at packed venues around the globe and performed everything from classical with cabbage to techno with turnips in a rich, rhythmic ratatouille

Villa Principe Leopoldo welcomes Charity Collection to support the NGO “Humacoo”

On Friday, March 22, the enchanting Villa Principe Leopoldo hotel in Lugano will welcome the first edition of Charity Collection, a fundraising event aimed at supporting projects carried out by NGO Humacoo Foundation

“SPOSARSI A VENEZIA”: a wedding Expo in Venice

“SPOSARSI A VENEZIA … CON NOI” (“Getting married in Venice … with us”) is an exclusive wedding expo conceived by Wladimiro Speranzoni and Donatella Mola, coming back this year for its 24th edition. The WEDDING EXPO will take place on Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17, 2019 from10am to 7pm at the unique Complesso dell’Ospedaletto, built on a former hospital caring for the poor and the orphans. Its church and halls will now welcome visitors of the exhibition by courtesy of Istituto di Ricovero ed Educazione and Fondazione Venezia Servizi alla persona, both offering sheltering, education and home assistance services to those in need

Fall/Winter 2019-20: Bags Trends  

Legions of buyers and influencers, photographers capturing inspiring street-style scenes and a series of cocktail parties happening anywhere in fashion capitals. Bursting with social events, Fashion Weeks mostly explore the trends we will see in the upcoming seasons
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