History

Constant curiosity and suggestions of the present; history and tradition of textiles are the warp and weft of our philosophy.

History

History

exclusivity
comes from
the desire to
innovate

Passion pushes us to experiment, but without forgetting about the past: our know-how meets the needs of our customers to create something new every time.

Ideas that
become
creations
to be touched
by hand

the bet
1988

Francesco Gentili and Patrizia Mosconi found Gentili Mosconi in the centre of Como, specialising in men’s and women’s textile accessories - scarves, ties, foulards - characterised by original embroidery, yarn dyed and fil coupé, marking a departure from the classic Larian silk prints.

the move
1990

The company moves from the centre of Como to its current headquarters in Casnate con Bernate, where it discontinues tie-making, but continues to produce scarves.

growth
1999

Gentili Mosconi specialises in the production of fabrics mainly for women’s clothing.

the "home" line
2005

Thanks to the entrepreneurial spirit of Patrizia Mosconi, “Gentili Mosconi Home” was born, producing textile products for yacht furnishings and home interiors. Its ethos: “The high fashion of a made-to-measure home.”

the archive
2011

The first company archive is created, collating the entire know-how of Gentili Mosconi: a unique collection of fabrics and designs that the style office uses to develop textile projects.

the turning point
2012

Gentili Mosconi inaugurates a new 1,750-square-metre “green” warehouse with reduced environmental impact, the first of its kind in the Como area.

acquisitions
2015

The company acquires the “Emme” printing house.

elle.a.ci.ti
2016

The brand acquires a minority shareholding of Elle.A.Ci.Ti - a textile chemical analysis laboratory founded in 2015 and accredited by Accredia UNI CEI EN ISO / ISO 17025 - in order to assess the compliance and performance requirements of raw materials, intermediate and finished products, thereby guaranteeing their quality and sustainability.

the new showroom
2017

The “Gentili Mosconi Home” showroom opens in the prestigious headquarters of an ancient furnace building from the 1800s.

new york
2019

Gentili Mosconi opens its headquarter in New York.