Officine Federali was created by the italian designer Fabio Carminati. Graduated in Industrial Design at the Politecnico institute in Milan, he moved to Switzerland and begun to work for international brands like Napapijri, Armani, Moleskine and Hugo Boss designing bags and leather goods acquiring a deep experience in the accessories market.
In 2011 he decided to open his own company to run the new brand Officine Federali.
The brand name reminds to the Helvetic Railways factories and it’s inspired by the functionality and beauty of its workwear and its work tools, designed to resist to the time, to extreme use conditions and where each instruments is produced with durable materials and leather inserts, handcrafted to last in time.
In the “Officine” workshop, these elements are re-elaborated by expert Italian hands, joining vegetable tanned leather, military waterproof cottons and technical materials like neoprene or “cordura”. When sown together, through resistant tailored stitches, a unique product is created, which will last in time.
A young and modern company focused on workmanships, into “doing less but doing it better” with more passion, more sense and easier, discovering a taste for living all over again.
Top Quality Bags discovering traditions and respecting new social behavior in which individuals live simpler to escape from the rat race of obsessive materialism.
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