B&B Italia was established in 1966 due to the entrepreneurial vision of Piero Ambrogio Busnelli. B&B is a leading Italian organisation in the global world of furnishing designs for both home and commercial purposes.
B&B Italia has won four Compasso d'oro (Golden Compasses), the most prestigious Italian Design award. In 1974 Sisamo Studio Kairos, 1979 Le Bambole Mario Bellini, 1987 Sity Antonio Citterio and in 1989 B&B Italia became the first company to be recognized with a Compasso d'oro directly awarded to a design manufacturing company. Since 1966 there have been over 1000 B&B Italia designs (including prototypes).
B&B Italia's success is built upon an original blend of creativity, modernisation and industrial initiative to create products, materials and a lasting quality that goes hand-in-hand with their design and construction. Always focused on quality, B&B manufacture high quality products with remarkable durability which amounts to reasonable savings. Minimising recycling and disposing procedures saves not only time, but materials, energy and emissions.
B&B Italia collaborates with with some of the most renowned international designers, including Antonio Citterio, Patricia Urquiola, Mario Bellini, Marcel Wander, Jeffery Burnett and many others. B&B has its own in house research and development center and invests significant human and financial resources to combine the best modern manufacturing technology and Italian craftsmanship, resulting in products of unsurpassed quality.