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Canasta 13 Ovoid Sofa

c. 2013

by Patricia Urquiola
for B&B Italia Outdoor

Canasta 13 Ovoid Sofa

by Patricia Urquiola
for B&B Italia Outdoor

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The Canasta 13 Ovoid sofa is avail­able as part of our quick-ship program. The seat cushion is composed of shaped polyurethane covered in water-repel­lent Blue Eria 850 fabric; loose back cush­ions avail­able in two sizes are covered in a combi­na­tion of Eria 850 Blue and Eletto 280 gray water-repellent fabric.

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Patricia Urquiola

Spain (1961)

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.

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