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2014-04-11 16:20:13

MILAN, Italy, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcantara was recently in the news at major fashion, design and new-car shows in China and Switzerland last month. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140411/DE03871 The iconic Italian brand's fashion materials were on display at Design Shanghai and at a special Alcantara fashion show and exhibit in Shanghai. Alcantara also was featured on a number of new cars shown at the recent Geneva Motor Show. Design Shanghai is a bi-annual...

2014-03-10 12:20:34

GENEVA, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lamborghini Huracan LP 610-4, introduced at this year's Geneva Motor Show, features material designed by Alcantara. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140310/DE79963-a Lamborghini's new Huracan offers seven customizable interior options jointly conceived by Lamborghini and Alcantara designers. Alcantara provides car makers with a unique combination of technical and functional performance features including durability, light weight, grip...

2014-03-05 12:25:20

Savoy, a leading African American lifestyle magazine announces their list of Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America available at SavoyNetwork.com and newsstands worldwide. ATLANTA, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Savoy Magazine announced their 2014 Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America in their 13(th) Anniversary Spring issue. The Savoy Top 100 is the definitive listing of African American executives, influencers and achievers impacting corporate...

2014-03-05 12:21:07

GENEVA, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ermini Automobili, an Italian producer of luxury hand-built cars, has chosen Alcantara to upholster the interiors of its new Seiottosei. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140305/DE77369 The Ermini Seiottosei made its world premiere at this year's Geneva Motor Show and is styled after the legendary Italian Barchetta-type sports cars of the 1950s. Only a limited number of the new Seiottosei will be manufactured. The Florentine brand turned to...

2014-01-22 16:20:25

DETROIT, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A variety of car makers are showcasing Alcantara at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit (Jan. 13-26). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140122/DE50973 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120309/DE67303LOGO ) The Porsche 911 Targa and Audi Allroad Shooting Brake concept car both are making their global debuts in Detroit, each with Alcantara materials. Porsche's limited edition 911 Targa, a modern...

2013-12-03 16:20:31

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcantara, the hi-tech Italian luxury material, continues to generate attention at major auto shows around the world. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120309/DE67303LOGO) The Italian brand recently hosted a private party at Vibiana in the Los Angeles downtown historical district for designers, partners and auto industry executives to demonstrate the "magic and versatility" of the material to meet countless needs and tastes from...

2013-10-08 08:30:55

MILAN, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A di Alcantara's Spring Summer 2014 fashion collection includes an exclusive line of accessories created in collaboration with Jamin Puech. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131008/DE93063 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120309/DE67303LOGO ) The Jamin Puech line of Alcantara accessories grew from an experimental project with both emerging and established designers developed by A di Alcantara, the fashion group within Alcantara...

2013-08-02 16:23:49

MILAN, Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury material from Alcantara(®) is finding its way into the world of consumer electronics. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130802/DE57989 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120309/DE67303LOGO ) Sennheiser, one of the world's leading producers of headphones, microphones and wireless transmission systems, recently announced that its new MOMENTUM On-Ear headphones will feature the high-tech Italian-made material in four...

2013-07-07 23:00:29

Zipline towers on the rise along Venice Beach. One Tower hiding in the palm trees and the other near the heart of street entertainment, the show will go on. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2013 The excitement builds as the towers rise to the sky. Flightlinez has been under construction since Monday of last week. When the timeline for construction was originally laid out; Flightlinez had anticipated opening to the public July 1st. There are always elements out of peoples control and with...

2013-07-05 12:22:44

ORVIETO, Italy, July 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Marco Bosco, CEO of EMG Dream Loud, yesterday presented Orvieto 4Ever an innovative multimedia event in partnership with the city of Orvieto, Mayor Antonio Concina, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio and Vetrya with additional cooperation by The Commercianti del Centro Storico and Cardeto, the signature winery of the city and makers of world renowned Orvieto Classico. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130705/AQ42877-a) (Photo:...


Latest Geography of Italy Reference Libraries

Cavallo Romano della Maremma Laziale
2014-04-04 10:48:31

The Cavallo Romano della Maremma Laziale, translated in English as the Roman horse of the part of the Maremma that is in Lazio, is an ancient breed of horse that was developed in Italy, specifically in the Lazio region. It was recognized as an official breed in 2010, when it was found to be genetically distinct from the Maremmano, which it was once classified with. Studies found that these two breeds had a common genetic origin, but a difference in their amount of retained ancestral genes....

Tyrrhenian Sea
2013-04-18 22:17:09

The Tyrrhenian Sea is a portion of the Mediterranean Sea off of the western coast of Italy. This sea is bordered by Corsica and Sardinia to the west, Tuscany, Campania, Basilicata, Calabria, and Lazio towards the east, and Sicily towards the south. The maximum depth of the Tyrrhenian Sea is 12,418 feet. It is located near where the African and European tectonic plates meet; therefore mountain chains and active volcanoes for example, Mount Marsili, are found. The eight Aeolian Islands...

Ligurian Sea
2013-04-18 19:20:22

The Ligurian Sea is an arm off of the Mediterranean Sea, between the island of Corsica and the Italian Riviera. The Sea is most likely named after the ancient Ligures (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ligures) people. The bordering countries of this sea include Italy, Monaco, and France. Eastwards, the sea borders the Tyrrhenian Sea, while westwards, it borders the Mediterranean Sea proper. Genoa is the most well-known city within the area. The coast towards the north is noted for the beauty...

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