charles by Antonio Citterio for B&BItalia


Charles Collection by Antonio Citterio from B&BItalia. 4 matching elements.Charles, designed by Antonio Citterio, has been a global design success for over 20 years now. There are 16 elements in the Collection.

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 cushion inners hold their shape.

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 with these four elements with the possibility of connecting spaces. Add accent cushions and throws to suit. Place a large tray on the ottoman with books. Seats 8-10 in comfort. Include our Charles coffee table, see below.

DC Collector:Authentic originals, made in Italy by B&BItalia. 10 years old, beautifully maintained with no detracting marks. All wear 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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