Como’s current importance is mainly the result of the numerous manufacturing companies (12,998) that prosper in the city and its surroundings. Textile is the territory’s most characteristic sector and with its network of artisans and companies and its extensive and complete production chain it represents a district of worldwide importance. The showcase of Como’s textiles is precisely silk which represents the excellence of local creativity, with more than 2,000 companies and over 20,000 employees.

 

Interviews to Como’s Textile Artisans and Entrepreneurs

GIORGIO MASPERO

Maspero Manifatture Tessili supports Como Candidate UNESCO Creative Cities 2019

FANNY BRENNA

Tessile srl supports Como Candidate UNESCO Creative Cities 2019.

MARCO GALIMBERTI

Gemm Filati, supports Como Candidate UNESCO Creative Cities 2019.

 

ORNELLA COPPOLA

Studio Al Over supports Como Candidate UNESCO Creative Cities 2019.

ARAM MANOUKIAN

Entrepreneur and President of Confindustria Como supports Como Candidate UNESCO Creative Cities 2019.