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Iconic textiles made in Switzerland The rigotex ag – swiss house of textiles takes Alpine chic to new heights with stunning collections of decorative and functional high-quality textiles made for home and professional use.
Main image: Table set ‘Edelweiss’. Top right: Linen cloths and decorative cushions. Right: Tableware with silhouette paper cut design ‘Eidgenuss’.
TEXT: TINA AWTANI | PHOTOS: RIGOTEX AG – SWISS HOUSE OF TEXTILES
Inventors of the iconic Swiss Kulttüechli as well as the amazing KULTSCHTOFF product range, the three Hauser siblings Marcel, Hans and Susanna – have been creating high-quality textiles since 1996. What started as a manufacturing business of equipment for the local food service industry, today is a flourishing business well renowned beyond the Alpine borders. Still true to its roots, the rigotex ag – swiss house of textiles produces kitchen and service textiles as well as tableware, but added terrycloth, bedlinen, cleaning cloths and other functional as well a decorative items and souvenirs to its portfolio. From kitchen to bathroom to bedroom, the Swiss family business has what it takes when it comes to blending beauty and function. “The strong links between textile craftsmanship with traditional skills like silhou-
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ette paper cutting and high-quality raw materials we use result in home and interior textiles with iconic potential. As an ambassador for Swiss tradition we send textile greetings all around the world,” managing director Hans Hauser explains. Smart products include the KnopflochTuch kitchen towel, which has a clever buttonhole instead of a sew-on loop to hang it on a hook. New designs include classic Alpine motives such as Edelweiss flowers and original silhouette paper cutting designs by local artist Jolanda Brändle, inspired by and made in Switzerland of course. All rigotex ag – swiss house of textiles creations are truly authentic and original. In summer 2015, the exclusive CHICSCHNACK collection was launched. Consisting of table runners, sets, glasses, cushions, plaids and
more, an array of cool and stylish designs include a bold Swiss flag made entirely of precious Swarovski crystals. CHICSCHNACK is all about“fashionable and cheeky living and home textiles,”Hauser explains. Another house specialty is the customisation of products. The Hauser siblings and their skilled team are capable of turning nearly every vision into reality, allowing customers to obtain unique and personalised products according to their very individual requirements. From logos to messages, the options are limitless. Private or professional, rigotex ag – swiss house of textiles is a household name to bear in mind when it comes to authentic Swiss textiles. www.rigotex.ch
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