|Cromo N.B. was founded on 10th
january 1927 by Nino Basevi; later it was Basevi’s Son-in-law,
Gianfranco Comincini, who continued the activity of the company,
while today Cromo N.B. is led by the founder’s nephew,
In 1988 the seat of Cromo was transferred from the historical
headquarters situated in the centre of Milan, to Bareggio,
in a more modern and more functional establishment.
In 1999 Francesca Creation S.R.O joined Cromo N.B as controlled
company. This company, whose main activity consists in the
graphic development and production, is situated in Martin,
Slovakia, it counts 120 employees and has just been transferred
in a new 3000 square meters headquarter.
Many of the biggest world’s artists have worked for
Cromo N.B., in particular we can mention: Vasco, Bianchi, Gobbi,
Bonelli, Mandrino, Luciana and, above all, Adolfo Simeone of
whom Cromo owns the biggest world’s collection of original
All the designs published by Cromo are its own property and
are covered by copyright. Thanks to the work of new young artists
who joined the old ones during these years, the company have
witnessed a great increase of designs and can currently boast
an archive of thousands of original designs.