Archivio Rubelli: the history of Made in Italy interiors in the world

Aug 27, 2019 113

BY: Barbara Palladino

Brocade, velvet, silk, damask: Rubelli has always created high-end fabrics destined to famous buildings, historical homes, embassies and museums all over the world. Many of the Venetian company’s creations have been the result of collaborations with renowned architects and designers, from Guido Cadorin to Gio Ponti, from Vittorio Zecchin to Umberto Bellotto.

Amongst the most famous projects are Rubelli’s silk velvets for the Royal House in the early 1900s, the Aurum fabric weaved with silk and gold thread for the curtain of the Bolshoi Theater, and the material designed for Tiffany’s shop windows, decorated with constellations inspired by “The Stars” by noted Murano artist Vittorio Zecchin in the 1930s.

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SOURCE: http://www.italianways.com

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