Pasquale Natuzzi founded Natuzzi Salotti S.r.l., in 1972. In 1985, he founded Natuzzi Upholstery Inc.,
in New York City and by 1993 the company was listed on the Wall Street. In 2008, the furniture maestro was inducted into the American Furniture Hall of Fame.
He is the first non-American to have this honour conferred upon him.