Canasta 13 Ovoid Sofa
for B&B Italia Outdoor
The Canasta ’13 Ovoid Sofa by Patricia Urquiola is designed to live in harmony with the external environment. The dove grey mélange colors of the interlaced woven fibers complement nature, as the weave expands to let light and glimpses of surroundings show through. Customize the Canasta ’13 Ovoid Sofa by selecting a fabric from our selection of suggested materials, or order in Blue Eria 850 as part of our Quick Ship program. The seat cushion is composed of shaped polyurethane covered in water-repellent fabric; loose back cushions available in two sizes.
BBITALIA Outdoor Collection
World-renowned designer Patricia Urquiola has already left a profound mark on the industry, and her prolific career is still catapulting ahead at full-speed. The Spanish designer’s eye for brilliant color and striking, sinuous forms turns her furniture, product, and interior designs into instant hits. Her expert understanding of composition, material, and form has garnered her commissions from the world’s most esteemed manufacturers, including Agape, Alessi, B&B Italia, Bisazza, Flos, Foscarini, Glas Italia, Kartell, Kvadrat, and Moroso. Pieces like her amorphous Bend sofa for B&B Italia reveal her talent for creating instantly eye-catching furniture that is also extremely inviting and human-centric.
Urquiola was born in Oviedo, Spain, and lives and works in Milan. After her schooling, she served as assistant professor to Achille Castiglioni and Eugenio Bettinelli at the Milan Polytechnic. During this time she also led the product development department at DePadova, where she designed alongside Vico Magistretti. She opened her own studio in 2001.
In 2015, she was named the art director of legendary Italian house Cassina, where she has worked to resurrect the brand’s expansive archive and transform its flagship stores to reflect the more than 90-year-old company’s modern vision. She also produces designs for a wide range of global clients.