2012 Collection

Lampasso ricco - brocade
30000 - Poliphilo. Unapologetic splendor in great swirling arabesque of glorious golden threads.

10 Colors | 84%CO 9%PL 7%PM | Width 140 cm | Rep. 46 cm
The iridescent silk acts like a temporal sea on which the motif magically floats in the changing light. Glutinous, riotous shades offset a delicate floral come forth from the imagination, love in a dream.
Technical note: the liseré technique is used to reintroduce the typical wide variety of surfaces and textures of the famous gold embroidered fabrics of the late Renaissance. All this against a luminous iridescent ground.

  • Opale
  • Visone
  • Sabbia
  • Nero
  • Bronzo
  • Oro
  • Copiativo
  • Piombo
  • Verde
  • Cardinale



Operato - jacquard
30001 - Les indes galantes. The 18th century past in the 21st century present, grandeur given a tender touch.

10 Colors | 26%CO 20%SE 16%VI 16%AC 11%LI 11%PM | Width 140 cm | Rep. 65 cm
The charm of the well-loved, a lampas looks worn by generations of appreciation The beauty of decay, the refreshing quality of the imperfect.
Technical note: material and technique come together to form a rich decoration with a late Baroque pattern. Metallic weft threads woven in different weaves, thanks to the lampas technique, are raised to form a noble ornamentation on a silk satin ground.

  • Perla
  • Dorata
  • Argento
  • Bronzo
  • Oro
  • Cielo
  • Copiativo
  • Giada
  • Rosa
  • Cardinale



Lampasso ricco - brocade
30002 - Semiramide. The pomp and circumstance of an English pattern in a tonal range that's concise and sharp.

6 Colors | 29%VI 20%CO 19%SE 15%AC 12%LI 5%PM | Width 140 cm | Rep. 63 cm
Rich gilded motifs swirl and sweep, imbuing the silk with a gorgeous preciousness. In contrast colors the effect is willfully graphic; in similar shades a luscious meander through a magnificent past.
Technical note: a silk lampas where the use of a wide variety of weaves creates different luminous qualities in the elements of the decoration, also thanks to the abundant use of metallic weft threads.

  • Avorio
  • Grigio
  • Nero
  • Oro
  • Bronzo
  • Copiativo



Operato - jacquard
30003 - Trebisonda. A thick metallic relief adds a captivating surface quality, liturgical, grandiose.

10 Colors | 50%CO 20%AC 18%SE 12%VI | Width 140 cm | Rep. 36 cm
A multitude of metallic tonalities communicates an armor-like ambiance. Strong structure in a gently winding pattern lends the formality a quiet fluidity.
Technical note: the matelassé technique forms winding raised patterns with a metallic light created by special weft threads which interact with the noble silk ground.

  • Perla
  • Visone
  • Madreperla
  • Argento
  • Grigio
  • Stagno
  • Bronzo
  • Oro
  • Celadon
  • Copiativo



Velluto ricamato - embroidery velvet
30004 - Samarcanda. A meandering pattern of white or yellow gold threads sprouts across a velvet surface with clusters of minute foliage.

5 Colors | [100%CO] 73%CO 27%PM | Width 140 cm | Rep. 5,5 cm
The rich pictorial craft culture of central Asia recalled with a precious intimacy. From a dense history a twinkling lightness emerges.
Technical note: embroidery is used here to create fleeting metallic highlights arranged in elegant contrast on the soft, plush velvet ground.

  • Argento
  • Grigio
  • Rubino
  • Oro
  • Copiativo



Velluto operato - jacquard velvet
30005 - Punteggiato. Designed by Gio Ponti, a velvet pointillist pattern rich in subtle tonalities, minimal order.

7 Colors | [100%VI] 60%VI 35%CO 5%PM | Width 135 cm | Rep. 3,5 cm
Colorful relief in playful placement. Rigid geometry broken down into a feeling of fun, cute and curved.
Technical note: two-pile ciselé velvet, cut and loop, on a metallic ground. This new version of the pattern, originally woven by hand since 1934 by Rubelli itself, maintains the features of the original design.

  • Sabbia
  • Madreperla
  • Grigio
  • Cina
  • Bronzo
  • Rubino
  • Rame



Velluto operato - jacquard velvet
30006 - Rattoppato. Contrasted marks recall Eastern characters, lightly hinting at Oriental iconography.

9 Colors | [100%VI] 50%CO 50%VI | Width 135 cm | Rep. 14,5 cm
Designed by Gio Ponti, the jacquard velvet has a deliberately hazy quality, as if the images it contains might slowly fade from view. The symbols are registration points, staking out a pattern that's vague and vaporous.
Technical note: textured velvet, with viscose pile. Reproduction of the original fabric hand woven by Rubelli since 1934 for the Biennale of decorative art in Venice.

  • Sabbia
  • Visone
  • Grigio
  • Ardesia
  • Cina
  • Bronzo
  • Oro
  • Celadon
  • Rubino



Damasco - damask
30007 - Alchimia. A curious quality invests this silk jacquard, as if the motifs it contains were naive woodblock prints.

7 Colors | 65%CO 35%SE | Width 140 cm | Rep. 39 cm
As a tribute to Gio Ponti, shapes combine spare simplicity with a decorative nous, telling a story of object and design, of home and familiarity. The rich luster of the silk is a perfect foil to the low-key particularity of the motifs woven within it.
Technical note: the satin ground in pure silk is very luxurious thanks to the use of 3-ply yarn twisted in Italy and with a high number of threads per cm, an inherent quality of Rubelli weaving. The fine cotton weft, in a colour which tones in with the warp, is used to create a measured matte contrast. A design by Gio Ponti dated to the early Fifties.

  • Perla
  • Grigio
  • Ardesia
  • Cina
  • Bronzo
  • Rame
  • Celadon



Operato - jacquard
30008 - Reticolo. Mark-making on an empty fabric, in homage to Gio Ponti, creating positive and negative spaces through weaving.

7 Colors | 43%CO 35%PL 22%SE | Width 140 cm | Rep. 29 cm
Like a minimalist, modernist stained glass window. A linear web of visual activity as lines crisscross each other to an airy infinity.
Technical note: the special feature of this lampas is the studied use of the weaves which creates a marked raised effect of the shiny pattern on the silk satin ground.

  • Perla
  • Grigio
  • Ardesia
  • Cina
  • Bronzo
  • Rame
  • Celadon



Lampasso ricco - brocade
30009 - Principessa kocacin. A restricted color range but an unrestrained imagination takes flight in timeless fairytale fantasy.

2 Colors | 35%AC 33%VI 19%PA 13%LI | Width 135 cm | Rep. 76 cm
The pictorial and tonal journey of the mind unites the exotic East and historical Venice. Dreamlike and delicate, the motifs are picked out with the lightest touch in a story that inspires endless rereads.
Technical note: silky lampas inspired by an eighteenth-century embroidery where the elements of the decoration are formed by a patchwork of Indian fabrics. To imitate the lushness and variety of the original a high number of coloured wefts have been used which also create elegant raised effects on the strong and compact ground.

  • Argento
  • Bronzo



Falso unito - texture
30010 - Drago. Technical solutions to luxury desires transform a quiet velvet into a paragon of primeval fantasy, reinterpreting crocodile skin in a multi-faceted manner.

4 Colors | 50%VI 50%CO | Width 140 cm | Rep. 22 cm
Reflective surfaces pick up light, a million little mirrors subtly resonating in every room. The contrast of matte and lustrous is like heavy splashes of rain on the dark earth.
Technical note: cotton velvet with a heat-laminated film with a crocodile skin design. The film flattens the pile, creates a different colour tone and stands out due to its shininess.

  • Cuoio
  • Kaki
  • Nero
  • Bordeaux



Operato - jacquard
30011 - Nightingale. Birds sing in a flower-filled forest of charming curlicues

6 Colors | 88%CO 12%PL | Width 140 cm | Rep. 54 cm
In colors pretty, frivolous and sparkling in tone, the heart of exoticism beats a pictorial prettiness. A needlepoint-like jacquard lends an occidental twist to an oriental inspiration.
Technical note: lampas woven on a two-beam loom to imitate embroidery. The pattern is obtained through loosening of the supplementary warp in precious mercerised cotton with a fine raised and contrast colour effect on the tight canvas ground. Reversible.

  • Sabbia
  • Grigio
  • Prato
  • Bronzo
  • Mora
  • Notte



Operato - jacquard
30012 - Hazy moon. Exquisitely ethereal colors turn a wilderness of flora into a daydream of tangible tenderness.

7 Colors | 88%CO 12%PL | Width 140 cm | Rep. 70 cm
In two tones a sense of depth and mystery is created, the past becomes the present. Live a moment of bliss, a pastel palette inspired by a fresh, youthful, imagined nature.
Technical note: this lampas has the same features as the previous one, apart from the different pattern and colour schemes. Reversible.

  • Perla
  • Sabbia
  • Grigio
  • Celadon
  • Limone
  • Azalea
  • Cina



Lampasso ciniglia - chenilled lampas
30013 - Okapi. A dash of daring, the Serengeti in the salon.

5 Colors | 59%PA 41%AC | Width 135 cm | Rep. 38 cm
The zebra re-emerges with a new exuberant elegance all its own. The unrepentant exoticism of a pattern with an out-size personality.
Technical note: the velvety effect of this lampas, reminiscent of an animal print, is produced by a special flocked chenille, with a soft and pleasing touch. The shiny contrast details are in acetate.

  • Perla
  • Avorio
  • Sabbia
  • Grigio
  • Bronzo



Operato - jacquard
30014 - Chiaroscuro. In the half-light beloved of Caravaggio, much is hidden and much is revealed.

10 Colors | 70%CO 30%PA | Width 140 cm | Rep. 112 cm
Inky dusk-time hues resonate with a dark poetic spirit. Abstracted clusters of blooms reveal a murky romantic splendor hiding in the shadows.
Technical note: nylon and cotton damask treated with the exclusive “Wong” finish which imprints a fine texture on the surface. With a silky appearance and hand, this fabric is particularly suitable for upholstering sofas and armchairs thanks to its particularly high resistance to wear.

  • Perla
  • Sabbia
  • Argento
  • Visone
  • Cina
  • Pavone
  • Cielo
  • Giada
  • Limone
  • Rubino



Stampato - print
30016 - Giardino incantato. Deep, intense, atmospheric.

4 Colors | 50%PL 42%PA 8%PC | Width 130 cm | Rep. 83 cm
Dancing daylight coming through the thick tree canopy, seen through squinting eyes. Crinkled satin captures a fleeting moment, printing it like a photograph negative.
Technical note: a new technique of digital printing on a three-dimensional textured satin ground was devised in order to produce this fabric. The sheen of the satin of the ground enhances all the shades of the colours. Its considerable strength means it is suitable for upholstering furniture yet at the same time with a pleasant silky hand.

  • Bronzo
  • Rubino
  • Cina



Damasco crespo - crinkled damask
30017 - Maurilia. A classic damask given fresh vitality, fresh color, fresh air.

9 Colors | 100%PL Trevira CS | Width 135 cm | Rep. 91 cm
Tones and textures appear to fade into the background, or burst forth from it. Curvilinear forms create a soft sense of movement, not just of pattern.
Technical note: crinkled damask, thanks to the technique devised at the Rubelli weaving mill which produces a perfect imitation of silk.

  • Perla
  • Sabbia
  • Argento
  • Bronzo
  • Oro
  • Ametista
  • Corallo
  • Celadon
  • Cielo



Operato - jacquard
30018 - Argia. A surface of chalky scribbled geometric fragments jolts this embroidered jacquard.

9 Colors | 100%PL Trevira CS | Width 140 cm | Rep. 36 cm
The superimposition of contrast tones creates a great sense of depth. A flat surface, of controlled coloring, pulses with manic energy.
Technical note: silky-look lampas which shows how it is possible, using increasingly sought-after Trevira yarns, to succeed in imitating the most diverse effects, even metallic ones.

  • Perla
  • Sabbia
  • Argento
  • Bronzo
  • Oro
  • Ametista
  • Rame
  • Celadon
  • Cielo



Matelassé
30019 - Eusapia. From two dimensions, three appear.

11 Colors | 100%PL Trevira CS | Width 275 cm | Rep. 17 cm
Light and shade combine, a hilly landscape rising from a flat plain. A subtly modern technique reprises traditional handwork, creating a trellis of motifs, geometric and gentle.
Technical note: fabric with width of 2.75 particularly suitable for bed covers, an unusual technical combination with the raised features of a matelassé, yet lightweight and shiny due to the fact that it is chintzed.

  • Perla
  • Sabbia
  • Visone
  • Argento
  • Bronzo
  • Oro
  • Mora
  • Corallo
  • Terra
  • Celadon
  • Piombo



Ciniglia rigata - striped chenille
30020 - Leonia. A deep-pile regular rib, recalling corduroy on a massive scale.

11 Colors | 100%PL Trevira CS | Width 130 cm | Rep. - cm
Rows and rows of raised chenille are riddled with their own subtle nuances under the changing light. A structured linear surface readily capable of sculpting curves at a moment's notice.
Technical note: very dense chenille with “round” pile thanks to the yarn dyeing, a perfect imitation of velvet.

  • Perla
  • Sabbia
  • Corda
  • Tortora
  • Ardesia
  • Bronzo
  • Mora
  • Corallo
  • Terra
  • Celadon
  • Cielo



Rigato - stripe
30021 - Armilla. Washed stripes with embroidered ribbons recall seaside ticking textiles.

6 Colors | 100%PL Trevira CS | Width 280 cm | Rep. 19 cm
Elevating a humble fabric through the addition of a crafted structure. The stripe is set apart as a texture all its own, the touch reinvented.
Technical note: horizontal stripe in double width in order to be railroaded, perfect for making bed covers and drapes. In this case too the use of new Trevira yarns has enabled a raised surface and cottony and casual hand to be produced.

  • Calce
  • Perla
  • Sabbia
  • Argilla
  • Argento
  • Oro



Unito - plain
30022 - Isaura. A reliable leather base note in a profusion of fabric choices

7 Colors | 59%PVC 27%CO 14%PL | Width 140 cm | Rep. - cm
A smooth nature-inspired injection with strong industrial longevity. Grained surfaces tell an organic story in moreish tones.
Technical note: faux leather in class 1IM

  • Sabbia
  • Bronzo
  • Marrone
  • Nero
  • Ametista
  • Rubino
  • Kaki



Velluto stampato - printed velvet
30023 - Diomira. A loose wash creates a quiet cacophony of exuberant blooms.

3 Colors | [100%PL Trevira CS] 100%PL Trevira CS | Width 135 cm | Rep. 104 cm
The familiar floral faded in the the strong summer sun. An imaginative garden party, pictorially packed with perennial loveliness.
Technical note: Trevira velvet yet with the hand and appearance of cotton, digitally printed to reproduce the variety of the tones of the original watercolour. A washable fabric, very resistant to wear and therefore a highly decorative and easy-use item.

  • Aurora
  • Rosa
  • Multicolore



Falso unito - texture
30024 - Zirma. The speckled charm of a crafted weave, a rejuvenated tweed tending toward antiquity or freshness.

22 Colors | 100%PL Trevira CS | Width 140 cm | Rep. 47 cm
Luxury communicates itself through a subtle simplicity. Expressed through a vast color range, a go-to textile of infinitely variable texture.
Technical note: jacquard faux uni designed for the contract market as it is made in Trevira, yet also one which can be fully coordinated with all items from the collection. An essential and versatile basic.

  • Calce
  • Perla
  • Sabbia
  • Corda
  • Visone
  • Argento
  • Legno
  • Terra
  • Giallo
  • Oro
  • Ocra
  • Bronzo
  • Ametista
  • Copiativo
  • Ardesia
  • Piombo
  • Celadon
  • Salice
  • Melograno
  • Rubino
  • Corallo
  • Mattone



Lampasso laminato - metallic lampas
30025 - Ermengarda. A metallic weave in a warm woolen mist.

5 Colors | 60%CO 40%WO | Width 130 cm | Rep. 5,5 cm
Arte Povera recalled in the juxtaposition of textures, lifted with a lamé touch. Tenderness with a soft hand pushes through a light net glinting with precious strength.
Technical note: jacquard ground in wool and cotton, later milled and laminated. This particular technique, developed by Rubelli, produces a craft-like appearance.

  • Stagno
  • Oro
  • Argento
  • Bronzo
  • Acciaio



Tenda unita - plain sheer
30026 - Tiraz. Reinventing a great classic in a contemporary way

22 Colors | 78%PL 22%PA | Width 330 cm | Rep. - cm
Taffeta that remains visually rich but that comes with a light and modern hand Aurally subdued to whisper a multitude of choices
Technical note: textured plain fabric for curtains and drapes which combines a silky appearance and pleasing hand with easy use given that it is washable.

  • Perla
  • Sabbia
  • Legno
  • Grigio
  • Terra
  • Visone
  • Paglia
  • Oro
  • Bronzo
  • Marrone
  • Rosa
  • Cardinale
  • Corallo
  • Malva
  • Ametista
  • Copiativo
  • Olivo
  • Salice
  • Celadon
  • Cielo
  • Pavone
  • Notte



Raso martellato - hammered satin
30027 - Gong. An artful ode to the naive art of texture rubbing.

18 Colors | 70%CO 30%PA | Width 135 cm | Rep. 44 cm
Hidden traces of other moments - a fabric with a secret memory. Sober and sumptuous, with unexpected colors and surprising surfaces.
Technical note: elegant faux uni which combines a silky appearance and very high resistance to wear.

  • Perla
  • Sabbia
  • Argento
  • Visone
  • Cina
  • Pavone
  • Cielo
  • Giada
  • Limone
  • Rubino
  • Cardinale
  • Rame
  • Rosa
  • Celadon
  • Bronzo
  • Marrone
  • Copiativo
  • Nero



Ciniglia reversible - reversible chenille
30028 - Sun bear. Visually crackled and indulgently tactile

19 Colors | 60%VI 24%PL 16%CO | Width 130 cm | Rep. 12 cm
Blurring the line between animal and mineral, between hard and soft A polyvalent chenille texture in a wide range of colors, creating an effect that's abstract and fresh.
Technical note: jacquard viscose chenille, so full-bodied as to resemble velvet, designed for upholstering furniture and for use with many fabrics from the new collection. Reversible.

  • Opale/reversible
  • Perla/reversible
  • Sabbia/reversible
  • Visone/reversible
  • Argento/reversible
  • Grigio/reversible
  • Ardesia/reversible
  • Marrone/reversible
  • Ebano/reversible
  • Nuvola/reversible
  • Celadon/reversible
  • Prato/reversible
  • Oro/reversible
  • Bronzo/reversible
  • Rubino/reversible
  • Mora/reversible
  • Azalea/reversible
  • Cina/reversible
  • Notte/reversible



Lampasso laminato - metallic lampas
30029 - Carlomagno. Innovatively bridging craft and industry.

3 Colors | 82%CO 18%WO | Width 130 cm | Rep. 17 cm
Random patterns of metallic notes create a chain mail effect on natural wool. A hard-working duality comes to the fore through the rigid look and the soft touch.
Technical note: jacquard ground in wool and cotton, a large-grained structure to which, once milled, a metal lamina is applied.

  • Argento
  • Bronzo
  • Rame



Tenda operata - jacquard sheer
30030 - Jour de venise. Light and ethereal, a vaporous trail etched in the air.

3 Colors | 100%PL | Width 295 cm | Rep. 11 cm
A brittle visual texture that's fluffy to the touch. A spidery interface between reality and enchantment.
Technical note: the polyester cordonnet patterns are embroidered on a ground which is intended to disappear as made up of a material which can be dissolved in water, leaving only the threads.

  • Avorio
  • Perla
  • Argento



Tenda operata - jacquard sheer
30031 - Venetian sunset. A mottled metallic scrim, light as air, passing from dense to dreamy.

2 Colors | 100%PL | Width 295 cm | Rep. 5 cm
A wiry metallic visual texture with a soft, yielding hand, futuristic in effect. Lending an industrial quality to loose lace, crochet effects; technological craft.
Technical note: two tones of metallic thread are embroidered on a ground which is later dissolved.

  • Argento
  • Oro



Tenda operata - jacquard sheer
30032 - Adelma. A motif woven in the air, whispering a silent story.

4 Colors | 100%PL Trevira CS | Width 300 cm | Rep. 95 cm
Two separate worlds, light and shadow, and a clouded wall between them. Creating powerful atmosphere with the lightest gesture, mystery is veiled and unveiled
Technical note: double width fabric for luxurious curtains, made with Trevira yarns which add a raised dimension to the pattern. The special technical construction allows the pattern to be seen also against the light.

  • Perla
  • Sabbia
  • Argento
  • Bronzo



Tenda doppio velo - double voile sheer
30033 - Aglaura. Matte and metallic merge.

5 Colors | 100%PL Trevira CS | Width 315 cm | Rep. - cm
The fragile strength of Venice is mirrored in the light that passes through these impressive threads. In the fading light, shadows lengthen and the barely-visible takes on a magic all its own.
Technical note: double-width and double-weave curtain which, woven in Trevira, is a good imitation of a natural look, thanks to also to the textured effect.

  • Perla
  • Sabbia
  • Argento
  • Tek
  • Terra



Tenda - sheer
30034 - Kublai. From the magician's wand comes a soft puff of smoke, effecting magic and enchantment.

6 Colors | 59%SE 41%PL | Width 320 cm | Rep. - cm
A feeling of airy bliss wafts through the room on a gentle breeze. The attainable remains just out of reach behind a vaporous, transparent wall that invites discovery.
Technical note: double-width jacquard curtain in silk and polyester. The micro pattern on the surface is matched with a sophisticated combination of shimmering colours.

  • Perla
  • Visone
  • Grigio
  • Oro
  • Bronzo
  • Giada