Founded in 1966 by the Busnelli family, B&B Italia is a leading Italian company in the world of designer furniture. Based in Novedrate, their prestigious headquarters was designed by Renzo Piano & Richard Rogers. The company is distinguished by its innovative industrial approach to manufacturing. This has contributed to winning numerous awards included four Compasso D'Oro, the most prestigious honour in Italian design.
The company comprises of its two collections, B&B Italia and Maxalto. Both have their own unique identity but both share unmistakable design, elegance and quality.
andy '13since its first appearance andy has become a classic with the elegance born of the calibrated proportions that design its effective geometry. the back can change its inclination from a horizontal and more modern position to a vertical one for more comfortable sitting. other supporting elements include cushions with a rear roll that also functions as a headrest. even converted from sofa with multiple configuration options to chaise longue and bed, it maintains the formal rigour intact.
arnedesigned to create the setting for leisure activities, arne stands out for the curved shape that envelops the user. it is an invitation to socialise and share moments together, to converse and watch television shows on a large screen. it has all the features of the protagonist designed to be centrally placed in the room and, even placed against a wall, it never loses its image of comfort and lightness conveyed by the aluminium supports on which both seat and backrest seem to be suspended.
atollthe system is built on three basic platforms - 190cm and 240cm with 90cm depth and 130cm with 140cm depth - that are complemented by armrest and backrest elements to form various types of seats: sofas, dormeuses, corner-end modules, single or modular elements with chaise longue and ottomans. the frames have light, slender lines and are applied on high die-cast supports with metal profiles. two finishes are available, pewter and black chrome.
charlesthe protagonist of modern lifestyle, it has become the landmark in the world of design. the light feeling especially conveyed by the essential design of the “inverted “L”- shaped feet, along with a single seat-cushion and a series of free cushions placed on the backrest is the distinctive feature of a sofa that has met with boundless success. the airy shape and simple profile make it, almost by contrast, extremely rich and innovative from a spatial standpoint.
charles largethe protagonist of modern lifestyle, it has become the landmark in the world of design. the light feeling especially conveyed by the essential design of the “inverted “L”- shaped feet, along with a single seat-cushion and a series of free cushions placed on the backrest is the distinctive feature of a sofa that has met with boundless success. the airy shape and simple profile make it, almost by contrast, extremely rich and innovative from a spatial standpoint.
coronadopresented in the distant 1966, after more than forty years it is still the symbol of relaxation. its revolutionary personality in terms of design and of materials is the example of b&b italia’s industrial culture, but success, then as today, was decreed by aesthetics that converge the classical features of period furniture and modern requirements. the collection also includes a high armchair with a unique ottoman, which have in common the fact that comfort is ensured.
diesisthe epitome of innovative research and sophisticated handcrafting skills, it has become a landmark in the history of design. the elegance even when seen from the back with the leather upholstered backrest that reveals its flexible structure ensures its leading role when placed at the centre of a room. distinctive features and technological materials make it a product that meets the most sophisticated international taste. the comfort of the entire series is guaranteed by soft down padding.
diesis 40diesis is not only a b&b italia classic, but an absolute icon of contemporary design. 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of its first appearance - an important landmark which has been celebrated with some design and structural updates. these updates return to the original concept while simultaneously advancing the design towards the future.
dockthe upholstered dock sofa system by piero lissoni is a safe haven in the home. the dock’s shape is based around a solid platform which supports the eclectic compositions that span horizontally. the platform is a dynamic element, which extends for the sofa’s entire length to form a base. the narrower armrest is available in two depth sizes and is generously padded like the backrest. the cushions play with sizes and proportions, making it possible to create double-sided, corner and chaise longues.
edouardédouard is a family of innovative padded furniture endowed with powerful aesthetic and functional charm: armchair, sofas and sectional seating elements designed to create restful areas that suit both the space available and the personal taste. the system offers two typologies which differ in the height of the structure. the sofas have been designed to enhance comfort with a wide seat and a high backrest, which can also be fitted with a headrest, studied to ensure efficient and ergonomic support.
harborthe harbor series of armchairs and ottoman, presented with success in 2017, is enhanced by a new, equally contemporary and sinuous sofa. a range extention in the sign of design continuity, result of fukasawa’s research into seating in the shape of upside-down truncated cone. in fabric or leather, it has a visible metal zip on the rear of the backrest that acts as a decorative element and also allows the cover to be removed.