At the “Ferrari Leggenda e Passione”, an exclusive event held annually in Maranello, Italy, during the Mille Miglia, this year on May 17, RM/Sothebys auction will present the 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa race car.
This masterpiece of design and engineering is expected to break the world record for the most expensive vintage motor car ever to be sold at auction.
The record is currently held by a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder which was sold for USD 10,894,400 (â‚¬7,040,000, Â£5,598,208 GBP) at least year’s Ferrari Leggenda e Passione, on May 18, 2008.
on 26th January 2009 | 2 Comments »
The refined atmosphere of the lifestyle of Sicily’s noble 19th-century families, immortalized in Luchino Visconti’s film “il Gattopardo”, still arouses an authentic, unique charm.
Sicilian countryside, coast and islands are full of real gems that in the past were the Sicilian, noble families’ summer residences.
Today it is possible to live again this enchanted atmosphere suspended in time by going on a holiday in one of the wonderful Sicilian villas. Sicily offers a wide selection of dwellings, surrounded by nature or set on the sea front, that suit the most exigent guests.
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on 19th January 2009 | 2 Comments »
Designed by Marco Gorini and architect Simone Micheli – Flex 1 is a modern italian kitchen design from Strato.
Destined to be the new metropolitan icon, this minimalist kitchen style comes from the sleek stainless steel frame, made from a single piece and boasting a satin finish, complemented by cabinets, doors and drawers and appliance fronts finished in clean White Stratocolor. Source: Trendir
Italo Rota has designed this home for the Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli.
This home is located in the hills of Florence, Italy and the color of the home can be changed to match the personality of the home owner.
Find out more about this home on homedesignfind.com
on 28th October 2008 | No Comments »
A private ceremony was held on friday at the Viminale Palace where Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. donated a police version of the company’s newest super sports car, Gallardo LP560-4 Polizia, to the head of the Italian State Police.
The new Gallardo LP560-4 Polizia, which replaces the previous Gallardo in use by the Italian police force since 2004 has a 560 horsepower engine that can reach speeds of up to 203 mph.
The car will begin service with the Lazio Highway Police Department in order to continue accident and crime prevention to sustain security on the Italian roads.
on 5th August 2008 | 3 Comments »
Coca Cola have commissioned Roberto Cavalli to create three limited edition bottles of Coca Cola Light (Diet Coke) in Italy.
“I had a lot of fun creating three different “dresses” for the legendary silhouette of the Coca Cola Light Contour. They are seductive and feminine, in typical Cavalli style. They’re designed for the world of young people, which has always been a great inspiration to me,” said Roberto Cavalli.
The bottles features Cavalli’s signature animal print (leopard and zebra) and are designed to look as if the bottle is in a Cavalli dress.