for B&B Italia Outdoor
The Crinoline chairs designed by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia exude comfort, romance, and femininity. The chairs feature a broad, curved base harmonizing with the seat and backrest. The intricate weaving technique, coupled with modern technology, creates a captivating silhouette that pays homage to the elegant crinolines of the 19th century. These chairs blend the charm of traditional craftsmanship with contemporary design.
We also offer the Crinoline Lounge Chair to complement the Crinoline chair, expanding the series and providing further seating options that embody the same delicate allure and timeless appeal.
As part of our quick-ship program, the Crinoline chair offers a convenient option for those seeking swift delivery. Please refer to the spec sheet on the left-hand side for more information or contact us at 800.886.0867.
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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