Modern Italian history teaches us that the country is at its finest when its collective back is to the wall. When the European Economic Community was created in 1957, Italy seized the opportunity, despite largely still being an agricultural nation. “Everywhere … there were entrepreneurs, engineers, designers and skilled craftsmen ready to meet […]
Michael Lavine, a famous advertising photographer, had the privilege of following Nirvana throughout various moments in their career, from their early months as a band, to their worldwide success. As a friend of Cobain’s, Lavine shared his joy at meeting his wife, Courtney Love, and witnessed his ascent to become a symbol of the […]
In 2015, Tuscany set the record as having the highest number of centenarians in Italy with as many as 1,500 individuals reaching the impressive 100-year mark. Inspired by this information, Giuseppe Della Maria created the Portraits of Tuscan Centenarians project, taking two years to learn about these long-living persons and their secrets to reaching the […]
We preface this piece with an apologia. Florence thrives with creativity and artisans are found all over the show; it would be impossible to mention everyone. Here are six international makers who have sparked our attention. (If you’re a “crafty” type, tell us what you’re up to: [email protected]) 1/ Kathaline Page-Guth jeweller […]
The "Italy in Hollywood" exhibition at Florence's Salvatore Ferragamo Museum tackles all manners of questions surrounding mass Italian immigration at the turn of the 20th century, from stereotypes to inspiration, resentment to worship.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on May 25, 2018. Here is a useful summary for Italian business owners to establish how their businesses will be affected and understand whether their businesses are ready for these new rules.