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Roberto Capucci
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Rome, Italy
Studies at the School of Fine Arts in Rome and opened his house in Rome in 1950. Successful early on in America. At Dior's suggestion, he opened a house in Paris in 1962 on rue Cambon. He returned to Rome in 1968. Appreciated for his knowledge of the science of construction and control of volume. Retired from day-to-day control of his house in 1980, presenting work intermittently. The Spanish designer Sybilla and Belgian designer Bernard Wilhelm have shown design work under the Capucci name.