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Tailor-made design for Ultra Limited

Tailor-made design for Ultra Limited

Set up in 2014, 450 is an entrepreneurial project that stemmed from the know-how of four visionaries whose culture is deep-rooted in technology. The name indicates the number of kilometers that separate the company’s two bases – in Asti and in Cordignano (Treviso). The Ultra Limited optical and sun eyewear launched on the market in

Retail Industry 2020

For its 40th anniversary, Grottini Retail Environments organized a convention dedicated to design thinking and the human touch. In what way will consumers change over the next five years? What will they need and what will be the challenges for retail? These are just a few of the subjects discussed during the “Retail Industry 2020”

A marketplace for design

The Livingooh portal has taken a new approach to the e-commerce market: it proposes selected products with a description of their background. All the selected furnishings and furniture tell the story of how they were conceived, designed and made, with a common denominator: Italian culture conveyed in all its many facets. Individual customers/users are guided

“Local” captures design

Society changes, tastes evolve and design is adapted and molded. The concept of “beautiful” is also conveyed in a different way and if in the Fifties the aspiration was for internationally recognized beauty, now the idioms are linked to territories. “Local” is in fact today’s hope of capturing a global market. The start of this

Made in Italy fashion and design: 2014 upturn in turnover

According to Istat data processed by survey and research management at Intesa Sanpaolo and published by Il Sole 24 Ore, 2014 turnover in the fashion and design segment (which includes furniture, textiles, apparel, lamps, jewellery, leather, eyewear and household appliances) grew by 2.9% compared to the previous year. The figure is positive especially for apparel

Design & Influences

Persol, the ambassador of Made in Italy, continues its journey through the design of the most fascinating objects of the past and has added a new chapter: Typewriter Edition. The inspiration came from glorious typewriters that the brand interprets with new details, like the newly-conceived metal bridge decorated with fine engravings and rivets with the