Last night the 2012 FIA Formula 1 Championship Series came to an official close with the FIA Prize-Giving Gala in Istanbul, where the F1 Champions were presented their hard-earned trophies. While much of the world watched enthralled as the season’s drama played out, America was only rekindling its love affair with the second most popular [...]


6 Feb
Italian dirt bike now in road-legal scrambler & café racer form

The  limited production Zaeta 530 DT may be currently confined to the dirt track, but the Italian company revealed plans to soon make the 530 DT available in road-legal scrambler and café racer variations. The latest design features an aluminum frame (close to seven pounds lighter than the previous tube design), an improved rear suspension [...]


27 Dec
From the 101 hp FIAT 500 to the 1,104 hp Zenvo ST1, from one-off customs to supercar treasures, the year's best stories on wheels

We bring you the fifth & final edition of our Best Of 2011 retrospective series (after ART, BOOKS, STYLE & MUSIC) — the LIAS Year In Motion. Clearly one of our favorite topics here at Lost In a Supermarket, this Top 10 list covers all our world of transportation and things that go vroooom! Again, [...]


12 Oct
An eerie and bloody way to decant your favorite Bordeaux

What will surely be a big hit in the Vampire Wino community, Italian designer Liviana Osti’s Cuore is actually a fascinating, yet eerie symbol of just how fragile the human body is. Granted, it’s an ironic piece of working art considering the use for the heart shaped object: Osti designed the carafe in the form of [...]


13 Sep
Maserati unveils its first production SUV ever at Frankfurt

Now that Maserati’s mommy FIAT married with Chrysler, the potential synergies with sister brand Jeep have acted as a catalyst for Maserati to move forward into the sport luxury SUV market. If you recall Maserati unveiled a Kubang concept way back at the Detroit Auto Show in 2003, but now they are moving into full [...]


11 May
Italian designer Paola Mirai's Cirkuita collection

Italian designer Paola Mirai is doing her best to re-purpose all that tech garbage piling up in her nearby landfill. Cirkuita is a jewelry collection she’s created by taking old gadgets and adding them into her new transparent and light material called orotransparante, upcycling discarded motherboards, chips and obsolete circuitry into rings and bracelets. As [...]


11 Apr
Corvette Z06 with Italian-penned looks at its best

Illustrious Milano design firm Zagato has penned some beautiful cars in its long history (including the stunning Alfa Romeo TZ3 Corsa, now also allegedly heading into production), but the Spada Vetture Sport Codatronca Monza has to be among its finest — which is saying a lot. The latest low-slung beast from Spada will be unveiled [...]


9 Sep
Rodrigo Piza Levy's "Ocupado" Video

From Rodrigo Piza Levy, the filmmaker who taught us How to Paint a Giant Red Graffiti Elephant in under 2 minutes, comes the Ocupado video. Again employing the time-lapse video format, Ocupado shows Levy painting a large mural in a once-empty housing complex that had been taken over and squatted by some 120 families in [...]

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