Nitto is a knitted woollen upholstery textile designed
by Alfredo Häberli. It especially stands out for its direct
approach to colour, vibrant mélange expression and
A micromesh knit, Nitto unites two layers crafted with
contrasting yarn-dyed unicoloured yarns. The textile’s base
layer subtly echoes its primarily woollen surface.
Alfredo Häberli: ‘The dichroism of the upper and lower layer
only becomes visible if you take a closer look. The mixing
of colours is, however, subtler, thanks to the fineness of the
As opposed to other knitted mesh textiles, Nitto has a plain,
smooth surface and the light volume traditionally associated
with woven textiles.
It comes in a flexible scale of colourways. This comprises
bolder tones that accentuate its sporty character, as well as
a series of complementary calm, rich neutrals.
Due to its knitted construction, Nitto is particularly
stretchable and is therefore ideal for organically shaped
furniture. It is suitable for both private and contract spaces.