About B&B Italia

Ever since its foundation in 1966, B&B Italia has been a leader in the contemporary furnishing sector.
The company has won international acclaim as a representative of
Italian furniture design, both for homes (B&B Italia home division) and public areas (B&B Italia contract division).
The group’s headquarters are located north of Milan, in a prestigious building designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers.

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Material Tendencies: Jean-Marie Massaud

Anita Hackethal

16.08.2016

Jean-Marie Massaud’s work marries, on the one hand, strong high-tech qualities with timeless elegance, lightness and warm comfort on the other.

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Material Tendencies: Marcel Wanders

Anita Hackethal

20.06.2016

Marcel Wander's designs are aimed squarely at the head and the heart. Functional, yet at the same time poetic and entertaining, the Dutch designer never fails to surprise his audience.

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Material Tendencies: Doshi Levien

Anita Hackethal

22.03.2016

The work of London-based design practice Doshi Levien celebrate a hybrid of different worlds, bringing together cultural diversity and showing the interplay between industrial design and traditional craftsmanship.

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Material Tendencies: Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby

Anita Hackethal

22.02.2016

Established in 1996, British design duo Barber & Osgerby have worked across a variety of disciplines, including industrial design, interiors, architecture and site-specific installations.

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Go Your Own Way: Tobia Scarpa

Simon Keane-Cowell

09.02.2014

A chip of the old block Tobia Scarpa certainly isn’t. Son of acclaimed architectural maestro Carlo Scarpa, the innovative designer, who turns 80 next year, was determined from the outset to plough his own creative furrow, in spite of his

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The In-Betweeners: the rise of a new office-furniture ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

19.11.2012

In the grand, teleological narrative of design, things are developed to make our lives increasingly better. New forms, materials and technological innovations are introduced, self-justifying, attended by a clarity of function and value. But what

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Keeping It Real: Claus Mølgaard

Simon Keane-Cowell

01.07.2011

Behind every great design there's a great designer. But, more often than not, there are a number players involved. Meet Claus Mølgaard, the go-to Danish design engineer whose work on products for the likes of Ron Arad and the Bouroullec Brothers

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