Lombardia @en

A journey through the beauties of craftsmanship, architecture, culture, hospitality, costume and design in Lombardia

Magna Pars Suites in Milan, the first Hotel à Parfum

Magna Pars Suites in Milan, the first Hotel à Parfum

Magna Pars Suites Milan is a luxury hotel designed by architect Luciano Maria Colombo in the seat of the Martone family’s perfume factory which is located in the Tortona district, the beating heart of design. It is a fascinating place, whose history is enchanting. Its twenty-eight exclusive suites offer refined hospitality that satisfies and surprises…

Design parades in Milan: Salone and Fuorisalone start on April 9

The Milan International Furniture Fair inevitably returns for the annual meeting on 9 to 14 April 2013 along with its Fuorisalone events and the historical circuit Tortona Design Week. The major players in design and furnishings from around the world meet here. Among the most prestigious brands in the sector in Italy, Cassina today is presenting…

Modern technology and a longstanding passion in Cassina’s design

Modern technology and a longstanding passion in Cassina’s design

The great home furnishings brand continuous innovation is the absolute protagonist in the edition of the Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2013 in Milan. A technologic vanguard that blends with the essence of a company with an ancient heart. Cassina was born in 1927 in Meda, near Milan, from the passion of Cesare and Umberto Cassina…

Carlo Porta Mountain Hut, the poetry of the mountain for Milanese

Carlo Porta Mountain Hut, the poetry of the mountain for Milanese

Carlo Porta Mountain Hut is located at the foot of Grignetta, the socalled “mountain of the Milanese". Located 1426 meters above sea level, at the base of Piani dei Resinelli, it was built in 1911 by the will of Alessandro Clerici and Carlo Porta, the poet’s nephew, thanks to donations from celebrities, bankers and wealthy…

Modigliani and the “cursed artists” of Montpartnasse in Milan

Modigliani and the “cursed artists” of Montpartnasse in Milan

A little Montparnasse in Milan. The atmosphere of the historic district of Paris, frequented by the greatest artists and contemporary painters of the twentieth century, revives in the exhibition "Modigliani, Soutine and cursed artists. Netter Collection" at the Royal Palace until 8 September 2013. More than 120 works from the rich Jonas Netter collection (1867-1946),…

Learning by eating, Masters of Food & Wine at Park Hyatt Milan

Learning by eating, Masters of Food & Wine at Park Hyatt Milan

An invitation to discover flavors, ingredients and fragrances of traditional Italian cuisine, to become proficient gourmets. This is the proposal of Park Hyatt in Milan that has organized the Masters of Food & Wine, four meetings scheduled on the change of season to discover the excellence of Made in Italy.  A reservation is needed to…

March 15 to 17, Milan hosts a journey through the history of books and printing

March 15 to 17, Milan hosts a journey through the history of books and printing

The most important antiquarian booksellers in Italy and the world will gather in the heart of Milan for the International Exhibition of Ancient and Valuable Books, from 15 to 17 March. The exhibition, organized by Alai, the Italian Antiquarian Booksellers Association at Palazzo dei Giureconsulti, proposes a vast repertoire of the history of books and…

Sartoria Cicli, bikes like tailored suits

Sartoria Cicli, bikes like tailored suits

Luca Lanzani and Simone Russo are two creative talents from Milan, they make luxury bicycles. These bikes are designed as a bespoke suit, on a support made of the cast-iron bases of the old Singer sewing machine, and using high-level craftsmanship. Then, in the elegant Milan showroom the customers tell about themselves, about their passions,…

Sottovento Luxury Hospitality, if you wish to discover all the sweetness of Bormio

Sottovento Luxury Hospitality, if you wish to discover all the sweetness of Bormio

In Bormio, one of the most enchanting places of Alta Valtellina, one of the first hotels in the region has been brought back to life. Sottovento Luxury Hospitality is a design hotel with spa that offers twenty suites in the core of the Stelvio National Park, just 300 meters from the ski resort. Each unit…

Viaggio nel paese delle meraviglie | Editor’s choice MILAN

Viaggio nel paese delle meraviglie | Editor’s choice MILAN

A journey of discovery in Milan through its architectural beauties, boutique hotels, luxury handicraft and events not to be missed. Cloisters and hidden gardens: the beautiful soul of Milan The Art Spring in Milan: Santa Maria delle Grazie and the Last Supper   SWEET DREAMS: Our selection of historic mansions, boutique hotels and small chic retreats.…

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