Sity modular sofa by Antonio Citterio for BBItalia


From the Baisity Collection, Antonio Citterio’s first design ‘progetto’ for B&BItalia that earned him the prestigious Compasso D’Oro Award in 1987 and an ongoing design collaboration with B&B. This sofa is a late rare ‘Retro’ edition with more slouchy cushions. NOW REDUCED 20%

Designed / launched by whom/when Sity was a 20 Element Collection designed in 1986 by, the then 36 year old, Antonio Ciitterio for Italian maker B&BItalia.

Inspiration During the 80s Antonio was influenced by postmodernism and the Italian Memphis movement which the leather ‘pipe’ armrests and curved chaise of Sity make reference to.

Fabrication Steel frame, ®Bayfit responsive foam padding, Leather covered pipe armrests, Original B&B Sity Collection Fabric (see label image).

Design Consigned Stylist Iconic collector piece of late 20th Century Italian Design. Three elements that can sit together or apart to suit many occasions. The detailed weave of salt and pepper yarns thru this fabric is contemporary and timeless,

Design Consigned Collector Sity is rarely seen in 100% original condition and wearing all labels and fabric details. A Compasso D”oro award winning Design for your collection. Production ceased in the early 2000s, raising the collectible value for these original elements. Antonio Citterio has written a book, Five Decades of Design, to celebrate over 600 design projects, including the Basity Colleciton.

Mark of authenticity Leather arms are B&BItalia brand embossed. Cushions wear B&B “Retro” seam tags,

Our Condition Report No structural faults to frame. The black leather armrests are very good with only minor scuffs and scratches. The frame upholstery, scatter and back. rest cushions display no tears, fade or detracting faults. The seat cushions, as you can see, show some marks that may resolve with cleaning (or you could cover over the seat cushions in a black fabric).



L312cm D95cm H72cm CHAISE 160cm




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