History

Cornelio Cappellini is a contemporary Italian furniture company founded in the middle of the last century in “Brianza”, the worldwide famous district for the excellence in furniture manufacturing.
The company bears the name to its founder: the forward-looking entrepreneur Cornelio Cappellini. Although in the period of the company foundation classical style furniture was in vogue, he immediately understood the importance of combining handcraft tradition with modern traits. Nowadays, the popular logo “CC” (the double-C) is recognized in many countries all over the world. Cornelio Cappellini has become more innovative than the other competitors, developing collections of high-quality luxury furniture.

In 2010 Cornelio Cappellini presented its luxury furniture collection “haute couture of interiors”, whose distinctive features are lacquer paintings in pearly colours, sophisticated natural leathers and fabrics, precious Murano glass and ceramic elements.

The market showed a huge interest for Cornelio Cappellini and this allowed the Company to emerge quickly.
The founderís sons and daughter, Franco, Claudio and Lucia, soon learnt Companyís secrets from their father helping him as teenagers while they were still studying at school. Nowadays, they play different and complementary roles in the company.

The values of Passion, Quality and attention towards Details mixed together with a contemporary style, have pushed the family business to the creation of contemporary collections all Made in Italy.

Franco Cappellini, currently CEO of the company, thanks to his brilliant business mind, is convinced that high-quality products together with an international taste are necessary to the company aiming at a long-term success.
Franco Cappellini soon started to spread the brand abroad, firstly in Russia, Middle Eastland, U.S, later in Asia and then practically worldwide. Thanks to this strategy, about 90% of the sales volume today corresponds to foreign markets and Cornelio Cappellini sells worldwide several thousand pieces of furniture per year.

The secret of Cornelio Cappellini company is its innovative feeling  that will be shown also in the new modern  headquarter in Carate Brianza that is going to be opened.

Design and Material

The company Cornelio Cappellini combines several handcrafted skills with contemporary and innovative technologies.
Its collections of modern Italian furniture evoke an atmosphere of timeless elegance.

Fashionable fabrics and genuine leathers are chosen directly by Claudio Cappellini, the creative mind of the Company.

The multidisciplinary team of architects and interior designers with the important contribution of Lucia Cappellini continuously invests in research while testing new technologies and materials with the specific objective of decorating exclusive estates. Cornelio Cappellini’s high-end contemporary furniture and lightening are designed to fulfill the customers’ desires of modern living areas.

Claudio Cappellini has acquired an excellent know-how of furniture design and manufacturing methods, working side by side with skilled masters. All the production stages are carried out inside the factory, from the design to the assembly. This guarantees the high quality standards of Italian style combined with a fashion concept.

Many production cycles are carried out by expert hands. Claudio Cappellini’s touch is evident in every detail. Cornelio Cappellini now ranges from a huge selection of stylish furniture for the whole house: bookcases, storage units, beds, modern Italian sofas and armchairs, lightening and decorative elements that meet the cosmopolitan taste of various CC customers, also providing special custom-made furniture.