Founded in 1966 with the entrepreneurial vision of Piero Ambrogio Busnelli, B&B Italia is a leading Italian company in the international world of designer furniture for both home (B&B Italia Home Division) and contract (B&B Italia Contract Division).
The company distinguished itself from its inception for its innovative industrial approach to manufacturing in contrast to the small traditional artisan competitors typical of the sector. Based in Novedrate (Como), north of Milan, the firm’s prestigious headquarters were designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers in 1972.
The strong relationships with international designers and continual research, have always been key factors in the strategic development of the company. The unique elements of each product are the direct result of the on- going research, creativity and quality that form part of the DNA of the company. This approach has contributed to B&B Italia being presented with numerous prestigious awards , including no less than 4 Compasso D‘Oro prizes, the most prestigious honor in the field of Italian industrial design.