A historical Italian company born in 1969 in Milan under the name of its founder, Rudi Rabitti. In 2015 GioBagnara acquired the brand and relaunches it as Rabitti1969 in order to highlight its history, aiming to enliven its valuable long tradition.This union paves the way for a growth thanks to the addition of a collection of complementary items characterized by the clever use of the finest quality saddle leather as the sole structure of objects, enhancing the material’s attributes and properties.
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69
Rudi Rabitti opens a small workshop in Milan where he invents a special leather binding for notebooks called Legacci
The product range is developed with design in mind, using for the first time vegetable-tanned leather as the sole structure of objects
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70s
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71
The Company starts to use saddle leather in the production of baskets and other objects
Recognition from international press for the structural use of saddle leather in its production
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73
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81
Enlargement of the product range with a new collection of items for a home
Acquisition of the brand by the Gonzaga Family and moving of the headquarters to Milan’s exclusive via Montenapoleone
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84
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90s
Start of an international path at exhibitions in New York, Frankfurt, Paris and Milan
Achievement of great interest in the field of contract and hotellerie production
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95
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99
Registration of the Tecnocuoio trademark and production of items with the finest recycled and eco-friendly bonded leather for the contract business
Up-and-coming Italian designers work with the brand that is promoting workshops with the most prominent schools of architecture & design
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00s
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05
Focus on the creation of leather goods for important Italian and foreign fashion brands
Acquisition of the brand by GioBagnara that relaunches it as Rabitti 1969
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15
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16
Uphold of partnerships with the world’s biggest hotel chains along with the promotion of items in the ecofriendly environment with Tecnocuoio
Rabitti 1969 returns to the international stage at Maison&Objet and Milan’s Salone del Mobile with a selection of its saddle leather iconic creations
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16
 
SADDLE LEATHER
Italian vegetable-tanned leather that guarantees not only high quality, but also style and individuality.
The dyeing process is based on the use of natural tannins and on a complete absence of chrome, coveying that characteristic genuine look and soft consistency which only natural leather without synthetic covering reveals.
 
 
COLLECTIONS
A series of items that unite italian leather craftsmanship and design, offering a display of modern elegance carried out by the study of lines and shapes that leave out the unnecessary.A minimalistic design born from the consideration of everything down to the very last detail, which provides items with a timeless sense.
 
 
STORAGE ITEMS
The brand features a wide range of capacious and stylish saddle leather storage baskets, masterpieces that are an integral part of a precious heritage. Either made with saddle leather as the only material or with the addition of wood parts, they help keeping things in order while giving a refined touch to a house.
 
 
WOVEN STORAGE ITEMS
Starting from the 80’s, the art of weave has been part of our patrimony and it still is. The original woven articles have been developed and improved, resulting in entire collections of saddle leather storage baskets of different sizes and shapes... The sound of weave when moved is something special. Like waves... natural. Elegant, rich and towering: being more than mere storage items, they contribute to a room’s personality.
 
 
OUR PHILOSOPHY
Rabitti1969 products are made for those people who like to surround themselves with precious objects and have an eye for details.The aim is to give birth to items that can make a home special, accompanying us in our everyday life.
 
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