Corner Sofa by Antonio Citterio, B&B Italia
'HARRY' corner sofa, designed by Antonio Citterio. Italy, B&B Italia, 1995.
Very comfortable corner sofa, recently upholstered in cream coloured wool uopholstery. Chromed metal feet. Superb.
Reference: Repertorio del Design Italiano, 2 vols. p 506, illustrated.
Antonio Citterio (born 1950, in Meda) is an Italian architect, furniture designer and industrial designer who lives and works in Milan. From 1987 to 1996 worked in association with Terry Dwan, designing buildings in Europe and Japan. In 2000, with Patricia Viel, founds "Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel" a cross-disciplinary practice for architecture and interior design. The firm works internationally, developing complex projects on all scales in collaboration with a qualified network of specialist consultants. Antonio Citterio currently works in the industrial design sector with companies such as Ansorg, Arclinea, Axor-Hansgrohe, B&B Italia, Flexform, Flos, Hermès, Iittala, Kartell, Maxalto, Sanitec (Geberit Group), Technogym and Vitra. In 1987 and in 1994 Antonio Citterio was awarded the "Compasso d’Oro" prize. From 2006 to 2016 has been a professor of Architectural Design at the Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio (Switzerland). In 2008 the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce of London awarded him the title of "Honorary Royal Designer for Industry".
Excellent vintage condition.