Zucchetti, 85 years of history and undisputed leadership in the production of design-oriented taps and mixers. Kos, a brand associated with the best production of high-level bathtubs and shower enclosures.
Zucchetti’s success story first began in a small foundry in Valduggia (in the province of Vercelli) set up by Alfredo Zucchetti in 1929. Today the Zucchetti. Kos Group, led by Elena and Carlo, with cousins Marco and Paolo Zucchetti, consists of 4 factories and a logistics centre covering a total of 72,000 square metres, employing 400 people and producing 2 million articles every year.
As one of Italy’s historic design brands, Zucchetti is recognised worldwide as a symbol of products that bear the “Made in Italy” label. For the Shanghai World Expo in 2010, an event of enormous scope that will attract worldwide attention, Zucchetti, the leader in tapware, has been appointed exclusive supplier for the Italian Pavilion, where its extremely high-quality and innovative products will represent Italian excellence.
While after Kos joined the Zucchetti Group, they create a new bathroom world: complete, innovative, unprecedent.
03. the designers
Zucchetti. Kos are two design oriented brands. Innovative, ground-breaking products were born and continue to be born from the style and creativity of some of the best designers on the international scene.
Mario Zucchetti, President of the emerging Zucchetti SPA, strongly believed in the importance of the design image of any product, as a synthesis of innovative technical and aesthetic values. He decided to call in Studio Nizzoli for the first single-control mixer produced in Italy. Later on, Zucchetti work with many designers, such as Giorgio Marianelli, Raul Barbieri, Matteo Thun, etc.