The Incipit Bookcase by Maxalto is a stunning piece of Italian craftsmanship that embodies the epitome of luxury and sophistication. This exceptional bookcase is designed to enhance the aesthetics of any living space, providing a perfect balance between form and function. The use of high-quality materials and finishes, such as grey oak, brushed light oak, or brushed black oak, showcases Maxalto’s unwavering commitment to excellence and attention to detail. The clean lines of the Incipit Bookcase create a timeless design that is sure to impress discerning connoisseurs of fine furniture. Whether used for books or to display cherished objects, this bookcase is a must-have for any luxury home.
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.