Made in Italy

It's not unusual for us at Esquire to be found praising how well Italians dress, but it's easy to forget that they know a thing or two about design as well. To recognise this fact, Peroni Nastro Azzurro and London's Design Museum have collaborated on a series of talks entitled ‘Made in Italy - The influence of Italian Design”, which kicks off in May.

Each evening talk will bring together the most prominent names in Italian contemporary design to take a closer look at what makes the country tick as a creative force, whether it be in cars, product design or architecture.

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There are three London talks, (5, 10, 20 May) followed by one in Brighton (12 May) and one in Glasgow (18 May) – all chaired and curated by Design Museum Director Deyan Sudjic. For details of each seminar, visit