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  • Mauro Porcini, Senior Vice President and Chief Design Officer at PepsiCo - the Italian Behind PepsiCo - discusses his passion for design, his career path and experience working for both Italian and international companies, and shares insights on how to successfully build and communicate a coherent “Italy Brand” using business strategies and understanding the global landscape.
  • St. John's University in collaboration with Your Italian Hub presents A Night of Design with Chief Design Officer of PepsiCo Mauro Porcini, an event dedicated to discussing the social and economic impact of design thinking and human-centered design with one of its major and most successful exponents.
  • A new Ferrari conceived as a completely original interpretation of the Sports Prototype concept – that’s the spirit of Ferrari’s latest one-off: the P80/C. If that sounds like a daunting challenge to create, it certainly is; but it’s one that the Ferrari Styling Centre, directed by Flavio Manzoni, in conjunction with Ferrari’s engineering and aerodynamics teams, were keen to tackle. Working hand-in-hand with the car’s client, they have created a new one-off ‘Hero Car’ with a unique soul.
  • The Labyrinth of the Masone is a cultural park built near Fontanelle, in the province of Parma
    If you are in the mood to get lost in beauty, there is a place in Italy where you can do that. It’s called Labirinto della Masone.
  • The Italian luxury fashion house Dolce & Gabbana partnered with the Italian pasta maker Pastificio di Martino to produce an extremely limited edition tin of pastas along with a special D&G-designed apron.The new packs have become real postcards from Italy. And look around you, if you're in New York: you could meet giant postcards ...
  • From the L: R. Roger Remington, Professor of Graphic Design from the Vignelli Center for Design at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Emanuele Amendola, Director of the Italian Cultural Institute in DC and Professor Elisabetta d’Amanda, also from RIT
    The Vignelli legacy is one that lives within the structure of New York City, and consists of simple, elegant designs that laid the basis for modernism in the United States. Massimo Vignelli and his partner Elena Valle (Lella) Vignelli conceived an iconic world of items, logos, and spaces for their international clients. Important pieces from their archive were open to the public at the Embassy of Italy in Washington, D.C. on March 16, for a lecture and exhibit opening entitled L’eredita’ dei Vignelli. The event was hosted by the Italian Cultural Institute, the Embassy of Italy, and the Rochester Institute of Technology.
  • Venini creations
    This May, the ICFF (International Contemporary Furniture Fair) will be at New York’s Jacob K. Javits Center. Venini, the Italian glass manufacturer from Murano will be in attendance, along with many others, such as Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, and McGuire Glass. This four-day event centers around interior design, architecture, furniture retail, distribution, and more!
  • For the upcoming March 2 initiative aimed at promoting an important sector of Italian creativity, the Italian Cultural Institutes of New York and Los Angeles are hosting world-famous architects to mark the occasion.

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