for B&B Italia Outdoor
Elevate your outdoor living space with the stunning Canasta Seating collection by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia. Drawing inspiration from woven forms and patterns, Urquiola has created an exceptional collection that marries artistry with functionality.
The collection’s signature basket-like weave lends light to the forms. At the same time, the intricate upholstery and textile-like patterns on the cushions and ceramic table tops offer a figural quality that is both abstract and striking. Expertly crafted in the Philippines using centuries-old techniques of three-dimensional weaving, the Canasta Seating collection is a testament to the art of traditional craftsmanship.
Discover the beauty and versatility of Canasta Seating and elevate your outdoor space to the pinnacle of luxury. Quick-ship options are available. Contact us at 800.886.0867 to learn more.
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.