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Mario Bellini "Camaleonda" Sofa, 1970s Vintage Mid Century Modular Sofa in Brown Velvet for B&B Italia, Set of 3


This 1970s vintage Mario Bellini "Camaleonda" mid-century modular sofa is a 1970s original produced by C&B Italia and features its original brown velvet fabric. A portmanteau of the Italian words “camaleonte” (chameleon) and “onda” (wave), Bellini's idea was to create a sofa that can be be endlessly recombined to form new shapes depending on the mood or changing needs of the user. Available as a set of three pieces, this modular sofa embodies the essence of mid-century modernism with its innovative design and luxurious materials. The modular structure is made from plywood and polyurethane foam and includes the signature tie rods and rings which allow the modules to be hooked and unhooked to combine into new shapes and designs. This particular model features spherical black plastic feet and a maker's mark on the underside of the sofa.

*This sofa is in very good vintage good conditions with minor signs of wear.*


Materials: Velvet, Plywood, Polyurethane Foam

Measurements: 37 3/4" D x 113 3/8" W x 26 3/8" H

Year of Production: 1970s

Country of Origin: Italy

Condition: Good, Original


Mario Bellini is an acclaimed Italian architect and designer, celebrated for his influential contributions to modern design. Trained as an architect at the Milan Polytechnic, Bellini's career has spanned over six decades, during which he has collaborated with renowned design firms such as Cassina and B&B Italia (known as C&B Italia until 1973). Known for his innovative approach and versatility, Bellini has created iconic furniture pieces, architectural landmarks, and industrial designs that have left a profound impact on the world of design. His work often blends functionality with timeless aesthetics, incorporating cutting-edge technology and traditional craftsmanship. Bellini remains a revered figure in the realms of architecture and design, inspiring generations of creatives with his visionary creations.

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Mario Bellini "Camaleonda" Sofa, 1970s Vintage Mid Century Modular Sofa in Brown Velvet for B&B Italia, Set of 3



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