When entering the Bianchi Giovanni in Via Oltrecolle in Lipomo you feel you are retracing the history of Como's silk weavers. From the moulds, immersion blocks for printing in use at the beginning of the century, to the collections of scarves and ties printed on precious silks, to the paintings made on silk for the Metropolitan Museum, the British Museum, or the Hundertwasser Foundations.
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Opened in via Milano in Como in 1866 by the hand-weaver and son of weavers Giovanni Bianchi, with its looms and long tables for hand printing silk and chiffon pieces, the workshop soon became a symbol of Como's history and weaving.
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From jacquard to printed fabrics, from domestic to foreign markets, over the years the company has continued to grow and increase its production. The choice of natural fibres and its connection with tradition are harmoniously intertwined with timeless elegance and care for details.
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The Bianchi Giovanni does not renounce to its “made in Italy” and since the ‘90s it has never stopped working and reaching a balance between the elegance of silk, the originality of the designs and an increasingly innovative technology that, together with creativity and passion, signs their scarves, silk handkerchiefs, promotional items and pareos.
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