Kieffer is a textiles atelier that advocates respect, love and the exploration of textile-making.
Kieffer develops from the Rubelli's expertise and contributes to the expansion of its offering and textile production research.
Kieffer deeply regards the knowledge that resides in the past, while equally embracing the potentiality of the present.
Kieffer joyfully navigates weft and warp with the confidence that detail makes the difference.
Kieffer sees textile as the preferred interface for the tactile exploration of the domestic environment: fabrics serve life to veil and highlight, to shelter and comfort, and ultimately to always celebrate the senses.
Kieffer weaves together the archetypical and the simple with the bold and the adventurous,
as long as it serves and honours daily life.
Kieffer knows when to be quiet and when to be exuberant, when it is time to whisper while also recognising the innate intensity of raw materials.
Kieffer cares. Cares for quality, cares for durability, cares for nuances, cares for the integrity of production processes.
Kieffer produces in the proximity of Lake Como, at the Rubelli factory, but chooses to expand globally when it makes sense to include other expertise.
Kieffer speaks the language of textiles and that should be sensed, not read, or contemplated.
This collection looks both at what is needed and what is desired, departing from the timeless beauty and functionality of natural fibres: wool, linen, hemp, jute, cotton and paper. Tactility is central and explored from the subtle to the excessive. The innate seductiveness of un-dyed fabrics and natural pigments is highlighted by pairing these with touches of synthesised lime, lilac and pink colours.
Kieffer is a celebration of simplicity and care for the wonderful imperfections of the loom, for the subtlety of tonal compositions of colours and the pleasure of touch. Untitled is uncomplicated, sensitive and a celebration of natural fibres.
In double width, Nachi is a 100% linen fabric ideal for soft upholstery and heavy curtains. It is available in a wide palette of 20 colors: neutral colors as well as bright colors. Its name recalls Nachi Falls, the tallest waterfall in Japan.
Environmentally sustainable and very resistant, Ferric is a celebration of simplicity and the sophistication of natural colors. The 10 colors are achieved thanks to a 100% natural dyeing that uses the oxidizing process of iron components in earth. Ferric is an ode to hemp, one of the most responsible vegetal fibers.
Very strong, made in pure linen and available in two versions – natural and white. Heavy, yet soft and drapey. The iridescent linen weft brings movement to the surface. The passion for the essence of the fabric. Named after the famous waterfalls between Argentina and Brazil, the largest in the world. Suitable for upholstery (heavy use).
A yarn-dyed double-width plain fabric in linen and cotton characterized by a raised effect. Ideal for upholstery, it is also suitable for decoration thanks to its softness.
50%CO 25%PC 25%PL
This soft yet full-bodied tweed - inspired by the typical Fifties style of Chanel - has unexpected shades of colours.This effect is achieved thanks to the special working of the yarn in multiple colours, while neutral tones belong to Tweed Décoloré. Suitable for heavy use.
50%CO 25%PC 25%PL
A soft yet full-bodied tweed inspired by the typical Fifties style of Chanel. Yarn dyed, it is available in a palette of only neutral and natural shades, while unexpected shades of colours belong to Tweed Couleurs. Suitable for heavy use.
57%CO rg 21%CO 14%JU 8%PL
A natural, eco-friendly fabric: over 50% of the cotton used is in fact recycled cotton. The grid structure harks back to traditional Japanese armoury with steel plates. Suitable for upholstery (average use), it is available in four colours.
14%WM 14%WO 28%CO 36%PC 8%PA
Feral Stripe is soft, furry, sexy and fun. Once home, it is time to cocoon in the tenderness of mohair wool. The elegant strictness of a classic pinstripe is surprisingly softened and almost unperfected.
[100%WP] 60%WP 40%CO
The generosity and the wild beauty of the fleece of Alpaca – one of the finest fibers - is magnified in Cria, an exceptionally fine and dense velvet. Its three variants are just the natural colors of the fleece, without any dyeing process.
A tribute to the south Tirol textile tradition of felting. Durable and elegant, Kemps is an unmissable staple in the history of textiles. A timeless classic.
14%WM 14%WO 28%CO 36%PC 8%PA
Feral is soft, furry, sexy and fun. Once home, it is time to cocoon in the tenderness of mohair wool. Feral extensive palette of colors ranges from the sober to the playful, from burgundy, camel and gray to joyous sorbet tints. Very resistant, it is ideal for upholstery.
Double width curtain in pure linen. The cellular structure is the manifestation of an elaborate complexity, only apparently simple. A perfect 3D structure, like the cells of the hive in nature, a work of total geometric precision.
A yarn-dyed pure linen curtain featuring a narrow stripe. Double width, it can be used both horizontally and vertically. It bears the name of a hot, dry wind that reaches Spain’s southern coastline. Available in three colours.
50%LI 45%WO 5%PA
Double width linen and wool bouclé curtain in a single version. The ultra-fine bouclé wool makes it soft and drapey. The pleasure of touch. As its name says, a curtain ready to fly aloft.
Double width curtain in piece-dyed pure linen. Minimalist and sophisticated, it shows the care of the subtlety of tonal composition of colours: all of them soft, barely hinted at. While in southern Spain the Solano blows hot and dry.
Double width curtain in pure yarn-dyed linen, featuring a mélange weft. Simply the timeless beauty of natural fibres. In five versions. The name evokes the wind that blows over the Aegean from May to September.
Oishi is a large-width textile that unusually combines a linen warp with a weft made of hand-made Japanese paper called KAMI ITO. This yarn is produced according to a traditional long and laborious process that uses paper folded in several layers and cut into extremely thin strips.
Kieffer is edited and produced by Rubelli under the creative direction of Formafantasma.
Formafantasma is a research-based design studio investigating the ecological, historical, political and social forces shaping the discipline of design today. Whether designing for a client or developing self – initiated projects, the studio applies the same rigorous attention to context, processes and details. Formafantasma’s analytical nature translates in meticulous visual outcomes, products and strategies.