26th/28th April 2022
One of the most charming corners of the Como lake, at Villa Erba in Cernobbio, will house PROPOSTE, the
new exposition of furnishing fabrics. This international event will show Canepa’s Home collections, expression
of the great textile savoir-faire, silk tradition and technological know-how, giving birth to innovative sustainable
fabrics for the contemporary furnishing.
The interior textiles – upholstered fabrics, draperies and cushions – propose graphic designs such as textures
and false plain, big size patterns, with multicolor effects for textiles, outdoor and indoor, witnessing a home
concept that has deeply changed, during these last years, if we think of work, indoor and outdoor spaces.
The new 2023 Canepa collection stars a range of possibilities:
- jacquard textiles for interiors, developped in a qualitatively different offer, in various types of yars: silk, cotton,
linen, viscose, polyester.
- Plain fabrics for piece-dyed interior upholstery, characterized by fantasy yars, boucle, cotton and wool.
- Outdoor fabrics for indoors and contract realized in flame retardant polyester.
We also find a rare selection of fabrics printed with various processes, from the digital to lacquers, pigments
on fine bases, realized within Canepa weaving, boasting a technical know-how and handcraft skills such to
allow the development of unprecedented materials.
A great attention is paid to sustainability, a Canepa priority ever. The new textiles GRS certified use polyester
and recycled cotton yards, while for GOTS fabrics, they are produced in organic silk, cotton and linen.
For some years, Canepa has broadened its home collection of tailored small blankets – featuring jacquard
patterns in silk, cotton, wool and cashmere – to enrich home with a precious accessory.
All the stylistic research and the original designs are developed within the Company, also made up from antique
patterns of Canepa archive, one of the most long-standing at international level, and possessing more
than 15.000 volumes of fabric samples.
Established in 1966, with roots in the silk industry going back to the end of the XVIII century, Canepa Spa
opens its furnishing division at the end of 1999, transferring its expertise in the production of high-range fabrics
destined to fashion and interiors, showing an other excellence of the made in Italy.
Thanks to a remarkable productive wcapacitiy, Canepa home collection fabrics are discerned for their high
quality besides their beauty and creative originality.
Canepa has acceded to Greenpeace Detox protocol in 2011, first company in the world, so to reduce the environmental
impact of the textile manufacturing. This awareness has driven the Company to the development
of important patents, such as SAVEtheWATER-Kitotex, that allows a saving of water and energy consumption
up to 95%, the elimination of toxic and polluting substances and a 40% reduction of CO2.
Canepa today is living its relaunch, after the new investors’ entry of - Muzinich&Co. SGR with the fund AZ
ELTIF Capital Solutions, Invitalia (through the fund for the safeguard of employment levels and the continuity
of the company activity, provided for by Art. 43 of the Recovery Decree), besides Michele Canepa, holding
40% – after the conclusion of the composition with creditors.
The financial stabilization and the increase of capital will allow the realization of a strategy of investments in
favour of sustainability, a Company’s point of strength, and digital innovation.