Mario Bellini lounge chair B&B Italia Italy 1972






Mario Bellini

Italy, 1935 –
Architect, designer

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Enter the realm of timeless elegance with the iconic Bambole lounge chair, a design masterpiece conceived by the visionary Mario Bellini and meticulously crafted by B&B Italia in 1972. Renowned for its avant-garde design and unparalleled comfort, this chair epitomizes the essence of Italian luxury and craftsmanship. What sets this particular Bambole chair apart is its breathtaking natural leather upholstery, which remains untouched, fully original, and adorned with a stunning patina that speaks of decades of use and admiration. Each crease and mark tells a story, adding character and depth to this already exquisite piece.


Emblazoned with the B&B Italia stamp at its underside, this chair bears the hallmark of authenticity and quality assurance. It is not merely a piece of furniture but a testament to the enduring legacy of Bellini’s design genius and B&B Italia’s commitment to excellence. Also at the front side of the chair, the original B&B Italia lable is still present.


As one beholds this remarkable Bambole lounge chair, they are enveloped by its timeless beauty and unparalleled craftsmanship. It stands as a symbol of sophistication and refinement, destined to grace interiors with its presence for generations to come.


B&B Italia traces its illustrious history back to 1966 when Piero Ambrogio Busnelli founded the company with a vision to revolutionize the furniture industry. From its humble beginnings in Novedrate, Italy, B&B Italia quickly emerged as a pioneering force in contemporary design, setting new standards for innovation, quality, and style. In the early years, B&B Italia collaborated with leading designers and architects, including Mario Bellini, Gaetano Pesce, and Antonio Citterio, to create iconic pieces that pushed the boundaries of furniture design. This collaborative spirit and commitment to excellence propelled the company to international acclaim, establishing it as a premier destination for modern furnishings.


Throughout its history, B&B Italia has remained at the forefront of innovation, embracing new technologies and materials to create furniture that is both aesthetically stunning and functionally superior. From groundbreaking sofas and seating solutions to innovative storage and lighting designs, B&B Italia’s portfolio continues to evolve, reflecting the ever-changing needs and tastes of contemporary living. Today, B&B Italia stands as a symbol of Italian craftsmanship, design innovation, and timeless elegance. With a rich heritage spanning over half a century, the company remains dedicated to pushing the boundaries of furniture design, shaping the future of modern living, and inspiring generations to come.

Designer: Mario Bellini
Type: Bambole chair
Manufacturer: B&B Italia
Year: 1972
Country: Italy
Materials: Leather
Condition: Very good, original patina
Height: 73/44 cm
Width: 125 cm
Depth: 95 cm
Item nr: F18JU19

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