A proud Italian, born and raised in one of the most beautiful islands in the world: Sicily.  Diego is a fashion and graphic designer as well as a business man.  He studied Art Direction & Graphic Design in Rome. He has worked for Rendez Vous de la Mode, an international fashion magazine of haute couture and pret a porter. While at the magazine he was involved in design and graphic development. Additionally, as a  graphic freelance artist,  he has created AD campaigns for fashion magazines such as ELLE.  All the while he maintains  a strong hand as a wine lover and proud owner of his family winery: Parnassum srl.

He arrived to New York City with two suitcases. One small suitcase for some bare necessities and a larger one for his Italian sound and culture! He enjoys being in a constant development with his mind and ideas. His Italian spirit follows him in all he does in life! “Only good vibes” and “never give up” are his mottos!

nyi@newyorkitalians.org