Category : Archive

24 Jun 2019

Our Home – A warm nest, like wood

Gaia and Giovanni have been living in their home for a while. They prepared their “nest” while they were awaiting the birth of their baby girl. And in fact, their home is welcoming, sunny and easygoing. text by Lucia Fiorucci forniture Meozzi Mobili Helped by her mom’s good taste, they realized this project which reflects their needs and and their ideas of home perfectly. The softness of the rooms is mostly by the loft ceiling in wood and tile. It […]

15 Oct 2018
Andrea Luccioli mentre sorride


The summer is ending and a year has gone by. Oh no, my dear Stefano Rota and Stefano Righi (otherwise known as the Musical duo of the Righeria), your summer song from the 80s which torments our conversations from the end of August to the end of September, is a huge lie. Why? To make it to the end of the year we are still missing three months and two numbers of The Mag, including the one you are reading. […]

15 Oct 2018
Lenny in concerto a Città di Castello

Simply Lenny

By Helena Palazzoli Hi Lenny it is lovely to meet you and it is a pleasure to have you in Città di Castello. I hope you had a safe trip? «Yes, Yes thank you. Thank you for having us». After the worldwide success of your song Hell.o, who are you today and what projects are you currently working on? «An interesting question ‘who are you’, I am still trying to figure that out! Quite a lot! I guess I am […]

04 Oct 2018


The house is spacious and full of light. Serena, Emilio and little Sebastiano needed it to be on one level, with a garden. Text by Lucia Fiorucci Furniture Meozzi  bathrooms and tile Del Pia srl They have furnished it together, following their taste, gathering and selecting the many ideas they had for this beautiful space. They both like warm and welcoming spaces. The daytime area, designed around the couch Savoye di Desiree, is well organize thanks to a bookshelf that […]

20 Aug 2018


Sofia and Andrea have lived in their house for two months, they wanted to stay together in a place that was half way between both their parents. So they chose an apartment in the hills of Perugia, where, looking out the window, you can see Assisi. Article by Lucia Fiorucci – Interiors Meozzi Mobili They bought an empty apartment, to fill with their ideas and their love, accompanied every step by furnishing professionals. The whole house, is indeed an interlacing […]

20 Aug 2018
Andrea Luccioli mentre sorride


It’s summer, babe. And with summer, beauty goes on the front cover. Oh gosh, it’s not like the other covers of The Mag didn’t focus on beauty (don’t be mad at us Monica Bellucci and Valentina Lodovini, just to mention a couple who have ended up on the cover), it’s just that this time, we chose the perfect combo: sea, umbrellas and beauty. After all, we have to sell! Ah no, we are a free press. So, don’t hold it […]

16 Aug 2018
Casting the Castle - 2018

Casting the Castle – Civitella Ranieri Foundation

Last Saturday, June 30th, the Civitella Ranieri Foundation opened their regal space to the public, rich with history and, for this occasion, enhanced with activities directed towards giving back an unedited image. The 11th century castle was in fact, the location for Casting the Castle, a project that was conceived and developed by Saverio Verini, born out of the desire to sensitise the view and perception of the public about this small heritage of works, offering at the same time […]

24 Jun 2018


Giulio and Vale’s house  is in the hills of Perugia, in a panoramic location and convenient for them. They have been living here since November, after a long time of searching first and then working on it. New, they bought it without internal divisions, because they wanted to decide and design their space, according to their needs. Before furnishing the small villa, they visited the Salone del Mobile in Milan, a reference point for furnishing and design, which allowed them […]

14 Jun 2018
Alessandro Borghese sorridente mentre cucina

Alessandro Borghese

Alessandro Borghese is the celebrity of the moment. Or rather, the chef of the moment. Likeable face, dark curls, glasses and obligatory smile. His skill and pleasant nature have, in no time at all, conquered the world of social network and now the television with programs “Alessandro Borghese 4 Ristoranti” and “Kitchen Sound” in which on Sky One HD, he presents a recipe in five minutes. In the past weeks Borghese and his troop came to Umbria for 4 Ristoranti […]

14 Jun 2018
Andrea Luccioli mentre sorride


I see my first editorial a little like this. A semi dark room. Many chairs around my chair. Every place is taken. The light is on me. And I say, “Hi, I’m Andrea”. And you all “Hi Andrea”. This to say that from today on I will feel a little more observed than usual, that I will tell of myself and I will tell stories, of people and much more. In other words, we will read each other often. Because […]

01 Jun 2018
Cristina Crisci - the Mag

It all makes sense

When I arrived in June 2013, The Mag had just been born. I didn’t know what I would have done and what direction we would have taken: it was about a new challenge for everyone. From that day we published more than 30 numbers. After 5 years I can say that it has been an important experience: fun moments, others difficult. I’ve met hundreds and hundreds of people, told interesting stories, thanks to the vocation of this magazine: give value […]

05 Apr 2018

Underground inspirations

Burridocumenta is a new word that adds a multimedia piece to the already wide and unique museum of the master’s art in Città di Castello: an entire wing with hundreds and hundreds of images, information, photographs and interesting facts, on touch screens and interactive media. This is the third cover we dedicate to Burri in three years, in the wake of a very long centennial which now opens a virtual dimension, allowing visitors, but also students, to truly immerse themselves […]

06 Mar 2018
Matteo Casilli - la copertina di Musician

Matteo Casilli – MUSICIAN Author’s Portraits

Matteo Casilli is a young Roman photographer who has done something so simple that no one had thought of before: put the characters of the Italian music scene against the wall, get a camera and take portraits in black and white (261 of them!) to then make a book, beautiful, which is called “Musician“ by Andrea Luccioli Then those from Marvis Labl arrived, discographic label and artistic laboratory, who thought well to print Matteo’s project. It seems that this thing […]

07 Aug 2017

Cristina Crisci editorial – And they call it summer

Summer is when I just can’t stop marveling over a field of golden grains, at the expanse of sunflowers, at nature’s green overload, at the air that has turned warm, at the smell of the asphalt when it rains, at the sunsets, at the sun when it goes down behind the hills and perfectly redesigns the borders, at times harshly others softly. By Cristina Crisci One doesn’t get used to beauty, thankfully, and to me it seems new every time. […]

27 Jun 2017

On the edge of ethics – Brunello Cucinelli

Brunello Cucinelli tells of his past «of when, we didn’t have a lira, but we were happy», and to the youth who are in search of work, he says: «Your CV? Better to bring it in person, ring the doorbell of the company and present yourself». By Cristina Crisci – photo of Brunello Cucinelli by Sante Castignani (on the top) & Atvreport (in the article) Brunello Cucinelli, with his lesson suspended between ethics, entrepreneur, philosophy of life and stock activity, […]

22 Jun 2017

A day with Elio Germano

Men, beast, city and things: a day with Elio Germano Text Michele Corgnoli – Photos by Elio Germano: Giovanni Santi – A special thanks to Andrea Merendelli and to the sta of the E etto K association Translator’s note: the quotes in bold are taken from Journey to the End of the Night by Louis-Ferdiand Céline, read by Elio Germano in the show the 13th of May at the Anghiari Theatre. First Part Short account of a lunch and of […]

16 Jun 2017

How things change – Cristina Crisci editorial

From time to time it is not that things become easier. In the continuous fluctuation of events, of which often I make reference to when I write these short editorials, I mean precisely referring to the mother of all the certainties: things change. The editorial by Cristina Crisci  They change in continuation and there is no possibility at all to stop them. Not even to the most audacious and fearless is it conceded to dominate any situation infinitely. Therefore, we […]

20 Apr 2017


The stage is a little bit like the second home of Damiano Zigrino, he lives it in the foreground as singer of the Jolebalalla and behind the scenes which are backgrounds to the stories of his puppets. But as for the music so is for the theatre of puppets, there is a long preparation before the art can go on stage; from the writing of the texts to the creation of the small and large characters in wood and foam […]

14 Apr 2017

From world to world, editorial by Cristina Crisci

Good-bye forever, or maybe just good-bye is enough. The decision is one: leave, then we will see. Editorial by Cristina Crisci Worst case, we will go back home. Instead no. Every year the number of people who leave to go abroad is growing. The reason? Italy is a country in crisis which does not offer jobs but the desire as well to run towards a place where the word meritocracy has a meaning, where the leadership is a better managing […]

28 Feb 2017


At the Illuminati Theatre in Città di Castello, in exclusive for Umbria, a historic interpretation by Giuliana De Sio in «Notturno di donna con ospiti», a cult text by Annibale Ruccello. On stage with De Sio, Gino Curcione, Rosaria De Cicco, Andrea De Venuti, Francesco di Leva, Luigi Iacuzio, for the direction of Enrico Maria Lamanna. By Massimo Zangarelli Mrs. De Sio, this job is becoming a classic, in particular «your» classic seeing that you brought it on stage twenty […]

27 Feb 2017

Ilaria Margutti – The soul in the embroidery

Ilaria Margutti delves in the deepest parts of her subjects, especially female ones, starting from the outer surface of the bodies and leaving space for the fascination of the mysteries they hide. To do this, she uses new and at the same time antique techniques. In her laboratory in Sansepolcro, Ilaria embroiders introspective portraits on canvasses; with thread, she designs unpredictable dramas which transform themselves in faces and bodies, behind which are hidden stories that are impossible to tell all […]

21 Feb 2017

Come back, ITALIA!

After almost more than half a life lived in London, a close couple full of experiences to tell has decided to spend their retirement in his native land, Tuscany. And so, less than a month ago, they have permanently moved to what will be their new “home” in Italy. by Lucia Fiorucci A ground floor apartment, young and modern looking. They confessed, in fact, that they had gotten tired of the old 70s furnishings and the light yellow and antique […]

15 Feb 2017

Of art and beauty – Editorial

Under the sign of Alberto Burri. It is because in his artist universe the prints represent a lesser known section, maybe less valued, but not for this are they less fascinating. It is because the entire collection (200 works) will be displayed in its entirety giving life to the third museum dedicated to Burri. It will also be because in this way Città di Castello will become the city with the largest artist’s museum in all the world: those who […]

11 Jan 2017

Space of Light

After a few series in the countryside, here we return to the city. Opening the doors of their apartment, just a little way from the historical center of Città di Castello, are Lucia and Davide, a young couple with a baby of just one year. We are immediately surprised at the wide and light space of the living area, a characteristic which immediately won over the owners of the house. by Lucia Fiorucci / furnish by Meozzi Mobili The apartment, very […]

19 Dec 2016

Ornella Vanoni: «I, a woman who broke the mold»

«Hugo Pratt? He is the most fascinating man I have ever met, a great story teller, full of imagination and tales, a little like Borges». Ornella Vanoni speaks of her Pratt secret, on the occasion of the exhibition dedicated to the designer which has recently closed in Città di Castello, where displayed – among other works – were some designs from his private collection. Ornella Vanoni, you maintained an intense intellectual and sympathetic relationship with Pratt: what is your personal […]

13 Dec 2016

Feel Good

In a kind of ideal passing of the baton between the year that is leaving us and the one that is arriving, we would like to leave traces that have shades of the colors of the rainbow. And even the brilliance of the light, like sparks of the enthusiasm that moves everything and can do everything. The same one which has pushed the people who are on these pages in their small or large endeavors. Having objectives, working on obtaining […]

06 Dec 2016


It is May 2011. Giacomo Sintini, Jack for everyone in the volleyball world, he is thirty-two years old, a beautiful wife, Alessia, and a daughter who is just a little more than two years old, named Carolina. Jack is a champion in his sport, he has won championships, cups, and European championships, he has just signed a contract with an important Polish team: he wants to go to the Olympics in London in 2012 with Italy. by Stefano Signorelli But […]

18 Oct 2016
Vinicio Capossela seduto su una poltrona con la chitarra fra le braccia e luce morbida da una lampada


With the concert-show «Polvere» Vinicio Capossela tells stories of the earth and says: Putting together scenes from a musical disc helps you to personally understand your own ideas. written by Andrea Luccioli – main photo by Luca Zizioli Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the great folk theatre, made of the music, visions and legends of Vinicio Capossela. Yes, because «Polvere», the show brought to the Giardini del Frontone in Perugia is exactly this: a stage where imaginary things become powerfully […]

17 Oct 2016

Heart and Dust

«If the rose wilts in the garden, then it is the fault of love which is still sleeping» sings Vinicio Capossela in the words of his latest work «Canzoni della Cupa», where with all the enchantments of the situation, stories of earth and sky are intertwined. In the middle, on the imaginary line which separates grains from the sun, women and saints float, earthly and heavenly collisions that expand in farming seasons because, as the same author says, «we need […]

11 Aug 2016

Cecilia Morini – from CITTÀ di CASTELLO to RIO 2016: IN THE MIND OF CHAMPIONS

«Motivation, concentration, trust, managing emotions». Sports psychologist Cecilia Morini immediately explains the four main factors that can transform a good competitor into a champion or, the opposite, if one of these factors wavers, jeopardizing the progress. For Doctor Morini, 2016 will not be an ordinary summer; working together with Arianna Errigo, silver individual and gold team foil fencer in London 2012. And Matteo Piano, centre in the national Volleyball team and ex Città di Castello player, she will head to […]