THE ITALIAN TOUCH #20
Editorial Humanity in the midst of art and beauty

The number of issues of The Italian Touch continues to grow, as the magazine enjoys increasing success, and a deepening conviction to continue pursuing the challenge of combining hairstyling images with news on fashion, culture, art and …

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State of the street art T-shirts, museums, high fashion and merchandising are all in the mix

It was to be expected. Street art is at a crossroads. On the one hand there are those writers and artists who fresco urban spaces around the world on a daily basis, while on the …

THE ITALIAN TOUCH #20
Banksy’s take Anonymous, extravagant visual avenger of the injustices of capitalism

Who is Banksy? A contemporary genius, media provocateur, and guerrilla artist. Who is behind the masterpieces that have been astonishing the whole world for thirty years? Oil paintings on canvas, stencils, installations, sculptures, cartoons, performance …

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Lascaux Museum The Sistine Chapel of the Stone Age

The wait will be over on December 15, 2016, with the opening of the new museum of the Lascaux caves in the Montignac region of Southern France. The most famous site for Palaeolithic art in …

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Crafting THE ITALIAN TOUCH COLLECTION

Craftsmanship is conceived as the ability to breathe new life into garments and previous fashions, reworking the lines and going beyond the mere recovery of vintage items. The raw materials and rigorously coordinated accessories provide …

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Bisazza Mosaics The magnificent history of Italian-made mosaics

The Muses, the daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne (the personification of “Memory”) were the protector goddesses of the arts, and their guide was Apollo who was in turn the God of the Arts. It appears …

THE ITALIAN TOUCH #20
Rembrandt, Rubens, Titian The image of the feminine between the 16th and 17th Centuries

Beauty standards are volatile, they change according to time and place, even though women have an incredible capacity to always feel that they are inadequate in this regard. The history of art should instead help …

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Retrofit THE ITALIAN TOUCH COLLECTION

A rich, opulent, elegant style without ostentation: luxury means attention to detail, skilled craftsmanship and fine fabrics. As with Renaissance paintings, different elements come together to make up a composite story. Hair with elegant, simple …

THE ITALIAN TOUCH #20
Prada Marfa An apparition in the void of the Texan desert

It has been there since October 1, 2005. In Western Texas, on the border with Mexico, 40 km from the town of Marfa, 2,000 inhabitants lost in the Chihuahuan desert. In the void that runs …

THE ITALIAN TOUCH #20
The And Project “Why is everyone interested in the face and not what’s behind it?” (Page Tsou)

It was a long journey, lasting many years. More than 3,000 portraits, thousands of faces, cheekbones, eyes, lips, noses. A journey into gazes and thoughts. Until a revolutionary idea came to light. “I wondered why …

THE ITALIAN TOUCH #20
Enigman THE ITALIAN TOUCH COLLECTION

The tailoring of masculine cuts gives life to the man who is attentive to detail. Although it has a hipster feel, it projects a more relxed image: the hairstyle thus becomes more dynamic and medium-long …

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Hair team The people behind the Hair Fashion Collections

MAURO GALZIGNATO From Mirano (Venice), 40 years old, with 22 years in the hair industry: “Always travelling, 11 years in London, and still with training spots or training tied to the fashion world”. Finds inspiration …

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Contemporary Salon Grease by Lea Ceramiche

The style of salons has changed over the years, following fashions and trends, and always looking for that something new that can surprise and create, an allure that makes a place unique. In general, specialised …

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Illustration Andreas Lie’s

The idea is simple but executed to perfection. A double digital exposure to combine two different photographs and create a new and unexpected image. With the series Norwegian Wood, which made him famous, Andreas Lie, …

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Books Avere la barba / The Design Hotels™ Book 2016

Avere la barba Alessandro Toso / Diego Santi To change one’s face to a more natural appearance as opposed to the look of a shaven face is a way of being. Avere la barba is …

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Objects Moodern + Impossible I1 + Cifra 3 + Ziameim + Satellite & Fauteuil

MOODERN Made by Lettera G, Concorezzo (Milano) / letterag.it Original, monochromatic yet very colourful furnishing solution, the opaque methacrylate of the seat and seat back plays with the lacquered metal of the structure. A 1950’s …

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State of the art Il ricatto di ogni vizio

Multiple bony hands, sharp like the scissors they are clutching in their fingers, draw in the spectator’s eye as it works its way up from the bottom of the painting toward the face at the …