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Biblia Book­case

c. 2008

by Antonio Citterio
for Maxalto

Biblia Book­case

by Antonio Citterio
for  Maxalto

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Expe­ri­ence the grandeur of large book collec­tions with the Biblia book­case from Maxalto. Expertly crafted to accom­mo­date over­sized books, this book­case is comprised of multi­ple width modules and offered in three differ­ent heights, all with a consis­tent depth. Its strik­ing design features an elegant inter­play of strips marking the uprights, creat­ing a state­ment piece that adds a touch of sophis­ti­ca­tion to any room. Choose from a range of luxu­ri­ous wooden finishes, includ­ing grey oak, brushed light oak, and brushed black oak, to create a person­al­ized and refined look. Elevate your home library with the Biblia book­case from Maxalto.


Antonio Citterio


Inspired by icons such as Eileen Gray, Charles and Ray Eames, and George Nelson, Italian designer Antonio Citterio has built an extremely successful career in the furniture industry. He’s known for his emphasis on craftsmanship and materiality, a combination that’s defined a longtime partnership with B&B Italia. Citterio has been responsible for designing all new collections by Maxalto since 1993. He ensures that each product, like his Dives sofa or Alcova canopy bed, clearly delineates its function and is comfortable and liveable as much as grand and luxurious.

Born in 1950 in the north Italian city of Meda, Antonio Citterio opened his first office at the age of 22. The architect and designer supposedly had decided on his career path by age 13.

Citterio went on to collaborate with Terry Dwan on architecture projects through the late 1990’s before forming a practice with Patricia Viel that’s today called Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel. Their significant work includes the Technogym headquarters, Bulgari Hotels around the world, Qatar Airways lounges, the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Milan, and the B&B Italia Center for Research in Novedrate, Italy.

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