Joining B&B’s Eileen family of side tables is this larger cousin, a fairly simple two-drawer writing desk. Set atop a colored steel frame, the work surface is available in natural, black, or Russian leather. Height: 28 3/8", Width: 52 3/4", Depth: 18 1/8"
The undersized J.J. was created to complement Citterio’s oversize Arne sofas. Steel rods support a stained oak frame, between which a series of crisscrossed seatbelt-like bands make up the seat, which is covered in a leather cushion.
- The canon of modern couches already has a pair of Eameses, but it took a small clutch of Italian furniture mavens to create the Charles.
- Two B&B Italia sofa designs crop up frequently in the Dwell archives: the Charles by Antonio Citterio and the Tufty-Time by Patricia Urquiola.
Ah, wouldn’t it be a dream if all of your most-adored indoor furniture were also suitable for the backyard? The land of the waterlogged white plastic patio set gets a handsome update as B&B Italia took the liberty of weatherproofing their best-selling Charles collection.
- 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…
Earlier this year, Dwell editors traveled to the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan and came back with their lists and pics of the best new designs from around the world. Here are their picks for sofas. You can also see these and more in the In the Modern World section of Dwell's September 2009 issue.