The Bambola Armchair

The 2022 Bambola armchair from Mario Bellini’s Le Bambole series puts a modern, more sustainable spin on the original 1972 design. Now made from recycled polyethylene and a disassembled construction that makes recycling easy, the new iteration conveys the same sublime, cloud-like appearance, comfort and apparent absence of a load bearing structure that made Le Bambole so iconic.

Artist Shantell Martin Transforms Mario Bellini’s Camaleonda Sofa for B&B Italia

An icon of furniture design, Mario Bellini’s Camaleonda couch—first imagined in 1970 and reintroduced by B&B Italia in 2020—became a canvas for beloved artist Shantell Martin during Miami Art Week 2021. Martin brought her signature whimsical drawing style to an iteration of the sofa with white fabric during a live event, dressing the rounded design in stream of conscious illustration. Guests to the Italian luxury …