20th Century Design Online
Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia "Charles" Sofa, Italy, late 20th century, with maker's label, ht. 30, wd. 90, dp. 38 in.
Note: Antonio Citterio is an Italian architect, furniture designer, and industrial designer who lives and works in Milan. He acquired a degree in architecture from Politecnico di Milano in 1972 and subsequently started working as a designer and industrial design consultant. Citterio currently works with companies such as B+B Italia, Flexform, Flos, Hermès, Iittala, Kartell, Maxalto, and Vitra.
In 1987 and 1994, he was awarded the "Compasso d'Oro" prize. From 2006 to 2016, he was a professor of Architectural Design at the Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio (Switzerland). In 2008, the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce of London awarded him the title of "Honorary Royal Designer for Industry."
Light staining on seat cushions.
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