charles by Antonio Citterio for B&BItalia


The Charles Collection by Antonio Citterio for B&BItalia. 4 elementsThe Charles Collection, designed by Antonio Citterio, has been a global design success for over 20 years. There are 16 elements in the Collection all designed to sit separately or connected.

Inspiration: Antonio named ‘charles’ after his favourite Modernist Designer, Charles Eames. The single slim seat cushion and appearance of ‘lightness’ are a nod to the mid-century design spirit of the 1950s and 60s. The inverted ‘L’ shaped feet are the signature feature of the collection.

Fabrication: A solid steel base structure, engineered by B&BItalia, is embedded inside polyurethane foam mouldings.  Legs are die-cast aluminium engineered to hold the weight of the frame and occupants. Covers in velvety ‘trench coat’ toned B&BItalia fabric. Down filled channel stitched inners on the scatter cushions provide even filler distribution.

Hidden Features:Covers are fully removable or replaceable however there are no marks. Softest down filled self plumping scatter cushions.

Design Consigned Stylist: For the entertainer. Multiple configurations are possible and delightful with these four elements. Explore the possibilities with your own accent cushions or place a large tray on the ottoman to create a place for coffee table items. Seats 8-10 in luxurious comfort. Add our Charles coffee table, see below.

DC Collector: Authentic originals, made in Italy by B&BItalia. 10 years old, minimal use in formal living space, beautifully maintained with no detracting marks. All wearing B&B brand seam tags. Expect to pay over $45,000 new. Request a video:


Long Chaise: L230cm D115cm/2 x rec back cushions/1 x squ cushion

Sofa no arms: L225cm D95cm/3 x rec back cushions

Sofa right side arm: L230cm D95cm/3 x rec back cushions/1 x squ cushion

Ottoman: 120cm square. * all seat height 42cm

Designer - Brand

Antonio Citterio




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