Ermenegildo Zegna: a hundred years of fabrics, innovation and style

Temporary exhibition set up at Casa Zegna from 16 May to 25 July 2010.

By Fondazione Zegna

Exhibition "Ermenegildo Zegna: a hundred years of fabrics, innovation and style" (2010)Fondazione Zegna

Elegance, refinement and quality are the key words for this exhibition, which in 2010 celebrated Ermenegildo Zegna’s centenary with a series of special projects.

Exhibition "Ermenegildo Zegna: a hundred years of fabrics, innovation and style" (2010)Fondazione Zegna

The exhibition focuses on landmarks in the history of the Zegna brand, from textile manufacturer to finished clothing producer and global luxury brand.

Exhibition "Ermenegildo Zegna: a hundred years of fabrics, innovation and style" (2010)Fondazione Zegna

The Wool Mill has been operating in Trivero since 1910 and is still producing Zegna fabrics. The mill's evolution has not affected the delicate balance between tradition and technological innovation.

Exhibition "Ermenegildo Zegna: a hundred years of fabrics, innovation and style" (2010)Fondazione Zegna

The exhibition in Trivero was an anticipation of the Centennial Exhibition held at Milan’s Triennale design museum in June 2010.

Exhibition "Ermenegildo Zegna: a hundred years of fabrics, innovation and style" (2010)Fondazione Zegna

The value of communication has always been important for Zegna: “a good product must be supported by innovative advertising" and the numerous campaigns carried out over the years are an example.

Exhibition "Ermenegildo Zegna: a hundred years of fabrics, innovation and style" (2010)Fondazione Zegna

Zegna fabrics have always been the result of a rigorous selection of the best raw materials and a constant research in technological innovation that combine elegance with hi-tech.

Exhibition "Ermenegildo Zegna: a hundred years of fabrics, innovation and style" (2010)Fondazione Zegna

An Italian history of excellence of a company which in the pursuit of quality, contributed to the evolution of Italian style, while staying close to its origins while embracing a global vision.

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