Giovanni and Ersilio Fantini establish the company.
The colourful I Balocchi series, designed by Davide Mercatali and Paolo Pedrizzetti, is presented to the market destined to become the company’s icon and first best seller. I Balocchi introduce colour in the taps world and are selected for the XI edition of the Compasso d'Oro award in 1979.go to I Balocchi...
Calibro, designed by Davide Mercatali and Paolo Pedrizzetti, is awarded the "menzione d'onore" in the XII Selection of Compasso d’Oro and in 1982 is added to the MoMA permanent collection in New York.
Daniela Fantini, the company’s current President and Executive Director, enters the family business.
Luigi Fantini, now Executive Director, enters the family business.
Manovella, the new two-handle collection designed by Enzo Mari.
Stilo and Sfera the innovative mixer tap designed by Franco Sargiani, go into production and become the company’s second best-seller.
The collaboration with the Studio Lissoni and GraphX firms begin. They will take care of the corporate graphic image and exhibition stands layouts.
ISO 9001:2008 Certification.
Fantini taps are certified ‘lead free’, in compliance with USA standards, the most advanced international consumer safeguarding standards.
The Corporate Social responsibility project 100 Fontane: Fantini for Africa takes its first steps toward the building of an aqueduct in the Masango district of Burundi.
Levante, designed by Rodolfo Dordoni, receives an Honourable Mention at the ADI Compasso d’Oro awards.
An understanding is reached with the CNR Ecosystems Research Institute in Verbania to sustain the S.A.I.L.I.N.G. intensive monitoring project for Lake Maggiore and Lake Orta