BBItalia Sity sofa by Antonio Citterio

BBItalia Sity sofa by Antonio Citterio

Antonio Citterios famous Sity seating from 1986, winner of the prestigious Compasso D’Oro Award.

Designed / launched by whom/when: Sity was a 20 Element Collection designed in 1986 by the then 36 year old Antonio Ciitterio.
Inspiration: Antonio was inspired at the time by postmodernism and the Italian Memphis movement to which the black ‘pipe’ armrests and curved chaise of Sity’s design play homage.

Fabrication: Feather down scatter cushions x 3. Pine green soft suede finish fabric. Black plastic cylindrical feet mimic the armrests.

Design Consigned Stylist: Bold 80’s style sofa with black leather covered cylindrical arm rests and luxurious napped upholstery. Excellent with all timber floors.

Design Consigned Collector: Rarely seen on the market. Winner of the Compasso D’Oro Award in 1987.

Stamp or Mark of authenticity: Leather arms wear B&BItalia embossed branding

Purchase Verification: One owner, minimal use, purchased in the late 1990s from Space Furniture.

DC Insider: This sofa was recently reupholstered and is in excellent condition and has no structural or visible faults including the original leather armrests with B&B embossed logo.


  • Dimensions: H68cm W260cm D98cm / 150cm SH38cm
  • Condition: 4/5


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