Made in Italy

Shopping tourism: one Italian out of three, travels to make purchases

Not just culture or relaxation: at the top of the wish list of Italian travelers there is also shopping. Almost one in three, in fact, declares to travel to make purchases. In the Peninsula, Milan is the preferred destination for national tourist shopping, who mostly buy fashion products in the commercial streets of the big cities

An Italian center for luxury design: Pattern lands at Piazza Affari

Milan Stock Exchange, Piazza Affari. The AIM Italia index now also lists Pattern, a company active in designing, engineering, developing, prototyping, and producing apparel collections for several high-end global brands in the segment of runway shows and men’s and women’s main lines

Manufacturer Regenesi leads circular economy

“Objects do not only live once”, and Maria Silvia Pazzi knows it well. She is the founder and CEO at Regenesi, the leading business in post-consumer luxury that last May 16 won the “Best Performer in Circular Economy 2019” award for the manufacturing SME category

Italy’s still leading the luxury market

In the past few days, Italian luxury has been widely talked about, especially after Deloitte published the 6th edition of its Global powers of luxury goods. The annual review of 100 global businesses’ performances in the field confirms that Italian products are still synonymous with elegance and premium-quality craftsmanship, but also raises some noteworthy questions on a few critical points

BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable Italian Brands 2019

Gucci is the most valuable Italian brand, as proved by the BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable Italian Brands 2019, a market study carried out by consultancy companies Wpp and Kantarto assess Italian brands’ value.

Italian Design Day 2019: The city of the future, the quality of life and new frontiers of living

“The city of the future, the quality of life and new frontiers of living” are the significant themes of Italian Design Day 2019. The Day, promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and that put design at the core of its “Italian Lifestyle” promotion campaign, two years after its launch, has succeeded to become the established instrument to promote design as the expression of Brand Italy, a brand recognised and appreciated worldwide

A photographic exhibition by Gerald Bruneau, dedicated to the #100esperte project

Last January 16, Fondazione Bracco has inaugurated a photographic exhibition dedicated to portraying the skills of some of the scientists involved in the #100experts project, created to promote female expertise in sectors still perceived as male-dominated. The exhibition, featuring shots by famous photographer Gerald Bruneau, is focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and will be open until 30 June 2019 in Milan at the CDI – Italian Diagnostic Center in Via Saint Bon 20, Milan.

VITA BELLA a tribute to the poliedric italian style

Vita Bella, ARAN Cucine’s brand new product, out now for imm cologne, is a kitchen able to harmonize elements from the past and manifacture tradition, with contemporary ‘ingredients’, offering, through its different versions, multiple possibilities of interpretation of classic. Proposed in many colours and finishes, from wood to glass, metal, until the most precious marble, this kitchen, thanks to the combination of different elements as well, confers a touch of unicity to each environment

Gucci has inaugurated the Ecole de l’Amour

Gucci has inaugurated the École de l'Amour, an innovative training program designed to pass on the craft and production skills of the Florentine fashion house in the orbit of the Kering Group. A unique school of its kind, whose courses are divided into different activities: the Scuola dei Mestieri (six-monthly course within the Gucci ArtLab of Scandicci, designed to train professionals with skills in the design and production of leather goods, with the next registrations open in March 2019), the Factory School (a bi-monthly process in the Gucci factories, whose goal is to form a "production operator", specialized in specific operations related to leather goods) and the Technical Academy (a program continuous internal)

Richard Ginori: Italian excellence at Salone del Mobile.Milano Shanghai

The Richard Ginori international tour continues with the 3rd edition of Salone del Mobile.Milano Shanghai, where some of its most prestigious collections will be on display. For the first time at the event, the Manifattura will present to the Chinese and Asian public the “Catene” and “Labirinto” collections, inspired by Gio Ponti, in addition to “Oriente Italiano” and “Totem”