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EXPO Milano 2015

Expo Milano 2015 (http://www.expo2015.org/en/index.html) is a non-commercial Universal Exposition with some very unique and innovative…

Events

triennale di milano

Triennale di Milano

What is about Italy and design? If you study the history of graphic or industrial…

Carnevale

Italian carnival has nothing to do with travelling sideshows or merry-go-rounds. The origin of the…

Folklore

Christmas market in Italy

Christmas markets

Christmas markets are a relatively young Italian tradition dating back to the 1980s. They are…

Cenone di Capodanno

‘Cenone di Capodanno’ is Italian for ‘big feast of new year’s eve’. The basics of…

Italian News

Objects

presepe

Presepe

Looking at the above picture you’d be hard-pressed to identify it correctly. That nice scale…

Sunglasses

Almost every single invention has an untraceable history, especially when it reaches real back into…

Ape Piaggio

The Piaggio Ape, or Apecar, is the other great idea of Corradino D’Ascanio, the same…

Places

triennale di milano

Triennale di Milano

What is about Italy and design? If you study the history of graphic or industrial…

Cervinia

Known as Breuil by the French, the ski resort of Cervinia takes its Italian name…

San Gregorio Armeno

San Gregorio Armeno in Naples is… well, it is a spectacular baroque church, actually. This…

Songs

Deserted Milano

Azzurro (Blue)

Azzurro is the kind of evergreen you are bound to hear whenever a group of…

Typical food

Frappe

Frappe (without accents, à la French) is a quaint Italian word for “shredded” – and…

Mostaccioli

Each Italian region has its typical Christmas treats. Napoli (Naples) has in fact several, some…