Celebrated Italian fabrics and furnishings house Rubelli has been awarded the 2014 Leonardo Prize for Quality. Recognizing companies known for producing superior products that are made in Italy, the prize was awarded in a ceremony in Rome’s elegant presidential Quirinal Palace on Monday. Italian president Sergio Mattarella presented the honors to the Rubelli Group president Alessandro Favaretto Rubelli. The Leonardo Committee praised the company for being a “symbol of Made in Italy excellence and Italian know-how.”
Rubelli accepts the honor from Italian president Sergio Mattarella.
Founded in 1858, Venice-based Rubelli has historically been known for creating high-quality handmade fabrics. Recent developments for the company include a lush line of wallcoverings, which repurposes the designs of the company's classic fabrics.
Rome’s presidential Quirinal Palace