Creative since 1974



Founding of tap Tapissierie Service GmbH & Co. in Brakel as specialists for framing embroidered pictures and textile mounting of wall hangings, runners and bell pulls.


1983 / 1984

Expansion of the product range to include a complete embroidery assortment and purchasing of the brands AMC and Bärengarne.



Targeting market leadership in areas of embroidery with the purchase of Rico Design GmbH & Co. KG, headquartered in Hamburg, and entry into product area of home textiles.


ab 1998

Successful expansion of the range to include the product area of hand knitting yarns.



Development of innovative craft ideas in the area of arts and crafts / jewellery and successful marketing of the Rico Design product family in the craft branch.


From 2004

International expansion of the Rico Design brand through development of sales structures in Austria, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Great Britain and Ireland.



Rico Design is one of the leading wholesalers in the area jewellery, craft materials, hand knitting and embroidery in Europe with a great variety of products from all craft sectors.