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l'Opificio velluto tessuto con il pelo

Discover the VELVET = hair fabric

The hair is what marks the velvet from the other fabrics.

Velvet is the fabric which, more than the others, with is soft touch, brushes our senses with intensity.

The unified velvet (also called smooth or cut) contemporary production is achieved with the double piece technique and the obtained velvets are then submitted to different finishing treatments.

For example, a lot of velvets produced on double piece looms are first dyed in piece and then finished with special ravelling, trimming and polishing machines in order to achieve a perfectly uniform hair, the typical softness to the touch and brightness.

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Not all the velvets are the same, the differences depend, first of all, on the chosen yarns for the hair weaving, which are determining for the brightness and softness.

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Images dedicates the Anniversaire cover to l’Opificio.

On the 20 years special issue the Vocalese Rosae fabric collection for upholstery interpreted by Le Tapissier

L’Opificio shares with Image magazine 20 years of creativity dedicated to the alpine interiors.

“…20 years are passed by, more than passed they are flown away…streets, highways, kilometres, satisfactions and hardships, spectacular homes and colours changing every year…feelings, moods that should be stopped or write about.”

More than the others, the alpine interiors allow the interior designer to express the sense of welcoming and charme. Sensitivity that can be perceived in the fabrics created by l’Opificio, using only precious natural and healthy yarns.

Vocalese Rosae and Treccia pattern collection, in linen and cotton yarns, is a contemporary interpretation of this welcoming spirit. A worth feeling texture with an unexpected colours proposals.

Thanks to Le Tapiessier – Aosta for the beautiful interpretation of our collection

Thanks to Marinella Vaula – Images Magazine for her unlimited passion.

INTERNI: SLOBS – craftsmanship excellence

Slobs is the place in Milan where you find the real craftsmanship excellence, a place where you feel at home thanks to the selection of the details and spirit of the two owners and creators, Vera Montanari and Barbara Vergnano. A cool boutique hidden in an old courtyard, in Largo Francesco Richini 2, where to discover l’Opificio‘s creations together with a selection of precious hand-made objects.

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Zuu Crocodile fabric for the sofa, soft cotton velvet cushions.


Slobs Casa is the first network in Italy, born in Milan but with an international vocation, that represent the excellence of the new Made in Italy craftmanship. l’Opificio is part of this project since its foundation, we are happy now to invite you to the event thought for the Milan Design Week 2015.

Slobs Casa has mixed beauty with gold and, in occasion of the Salone del Mobile 2015, presents: “Golden Age: a golden era for the excellence of Italian craftsmanship”. A collection of golden furniture and home furnishing products that combine Italian artisan quality with beauty and creativity will be previewed.

Slobs Casa
Largo Francesco Richini 2, Milano,
April 14th-19th  (Opening: Monday 13th, 6.00 pm)


FUORISALONE is the Network of Creative Countercurrent swimming. A synergistic network that creates connections between the creativity of designers, the know-how of the companies and the potential of design products.

This year l’Opificio is part of this network!

We will be participating at this forthcoming event in the exclusive FuoriSalmone Loft, in the heart of Ventura Design District.

FUORISALMONE Design Week 2015

Loft FuoriSalmone
14th-19th April 2015

Milano _ Ventura Design District _ Via Massimiano 25