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January 31, 2014
In honor of Piero Ambrogio Busnelli, the B&B Italia founder who died on January 25, 2014, at age 87, here are eight homes from Dwell's archives where the influential Italian furniture company's whimsical, modern marvels are on loving display.
Farnham Rice House Dining Room

Metropolitan side chairs by Jeffrey Bernett for B&B Italia surround a Surf Table designed by Carlo Colombo for Zanotta in this renovated house in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood. Photo by Misha Gravenor.

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Alcova bed by B&B Italia, Fishers Island, New York

An Alcova bed from B&B Italia dominates the master bedroom in this prefab house on Fishers Island, New York. Photo by Matthew Williams.

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B&B Italia chairs in Jackson, Wyoming

This house in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is furnished with a number of pieces from Limn in San Francisco, including a pair of B&B Italia chairs and a custom rug from Ligne Roset. Photo by Misha Gravenor.

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Living room in Phoenix, Arizona

For the seating area of their house in Phoenix, Arizona, Thomas and Laura Hyland selected a Charles sofa by Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia in addition to CH07 Shell chairs by Hans Wegner, a PK61 coffee table by Poul Kjærholm, and a Nesta rug from Design Within Reach. The dining table, an original design by Burnette, is surrounded by stools that belonged to a previous owner. Photo by Dean Kaufman.

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Master bedroom with Maya Lin sculpture and B&B Italia bed

A sculpture by Maya Lin hangs above a Siena bed from B&B Italia in the master bedroom of this apartment overlooking the High Line in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. Photo by Christopher Wahl.

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Metropolitan chairs by Jeffrey Bernett for B&B Italia

The office of this house in Phoenix, Arizona, is furnished with Metropolitan chairs by Jeffrey Bernett for B&B Italia. Photo by Daniel Hennessy.

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Amsterdam apartment living room

The deceptive simplicity of the dining table and chairs, by Piet Hein Eek, and Tufty Time sofa by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia, enhance the authentic feeling of the old gallery-style middle floor in this Amsterdam apartment, supported by massive 400-year-old beams. Photo by Rene Mesman.

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Tufty Time sofa by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia

The Tufty Time sofa by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia makes another appearance in this tiny house in the Belgian forest. Photo by Frederik Vercruysse.

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Farnham Rice House Dining Room

Metropolitan side chairs by Jeffrey Bernett for B&B Italia surround a Surf Table designed by Carlo Colombo for Zanotta in this renovated house in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood. Photo by Misha Gravenor.

Photo by Misha Gravenor.

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