A sofa with an ample look, assembled with different parts and clean lines. Visibly soft, it has the appeal of a true classic. It rests on the floor with a metal base, and has large upholstered armrests, or the option of an armrest-compartment in cowhide, a stylistic trademark of the company and a handy feature to contain objects. The back has large down cushions and lower back rolls. BIG BOB can be outfitted with a mechanism for easy movement, providing a comfortable position for total relaxation.
Sofa is made of wooden and metallic frame that is padded with polyurethane, and has a protective fabric lining covering. The seat and backrest cushion are made of polyurethane foam and dacron. The metal insert for the version has either mechanical or non-mechanical movement. The base rectangular-section metal tube is nickel-lacquered grey. The armrest-shelf metal frame is covered with hide leather: russian red (5008), white (5007), olive (5006), black (5005), dark brown (5004), dark brown extra (5013), grey (5003), sand (5001), tobacco (5015). Also available in black suede (6005), dark brown suede (6004), olive suede (6003), sand suede (6001). It is also available with upholstered fabric arm. The throw pillows are down-filled on request (with upcharge). The upholstery contains either removable fabric or leather covers. It is also available with extendible movement mechanism.
Design By Antonio Citterio
For the past 40 years, Antonio Citterio has been supervising the entire Flexform collection.Antonio Citterio was born in Meda in 1950, and started his design office in 1972. He got a degree in architecture at the Milan Polytechnic in 1975.Between 1987 and 1996, he worked with Terry Dwan and together they designed buildings in Europe and Japan.In 1999, he founded “Antonio Citterio and Partners” with Patricia Viel. The firm operates internationally, developing complex long-term projects on all scales and in synergy with a qualified network of consultants. In 1987 and in 1994, Antonio Citterio received the Compasso d’Oro-ADI award. Since 2006 he has been teaching architectural design at the Academy of Architecture in Mendrisio, Switzerland. In 2008, he was honored by the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce of London, which gave him the title of “Royal Designer for Industry.”In September 2009, the architectural firm changed its name to “Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners.”