The 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, a system that encourages the creation of ever new compositions and even the most personal demand for comfort.
Antonio Citterio (born 1950, in Meda) is an Italian architect, furniture designer and industrial designer who lives and works in Milan.
Citterio graduated in architecture at the Politecnico di Milano and since 1972 has worked for many leading manufacturers such as Ansorg, Arclinea, Axor-Hansgrohe, B&B Italia, Flexform, Flos, Iittala, Kartell, Sanitec Group, Technogym and Vitra. Maxalto, a B&B Italia brand, is designed and coordinated entirely by Antonio Citterio. He has also been engaged in architectural works dealing with construction projects and interiors both in Italy and abroad. He holds lectures and conferences all over the world and his work has been extensively exhibited and published.
He has won many prizes, among which the prestigious Compasso d’Oro in 1987 and 1995. His products are part of the MoMA permanent collection and the Centre_Georges-Pompidou in Paris.
Founded in 1966 as the result of the entrepreneurial farsightedness of Piero Ambrogio Busnelli, B&B Italia is a leading Italian company in the international scene of design furnishings for both home (B&B Italia home division) and contract purposes (B&B Italia contract division). The firm distinguished itself from the onset for its industrial calling by introducing a managerial approach to corporate organisation, thus going against the handcrafting, family-run rationale typical of the sector. Based in the north of Milan, the firm’s prestigious headquarters were designed by R. Piano and R. Rogers in 1972. Its products have contributed to writing the history of Italian design, the adventurous history of the success of taste, technologies and creativity that have made Italy famous throughout the world and distributed the “made in Italy” brand on international markets. The collection of B&B Italia furnishings issues from the skill to represent contemporary culture and to promptly respond to the evolution of living habits and requirements. Modern furnishing elements that are strongly distinctive and characterized by exceptional quality and timeless elegance are the result of the unique union of creativity, innovation and industrial know-how.
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