B&B Italia Tufty-Time Sofa
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Tufty-Time

It was 2005 and the designer said: “I wanted to revisit capitonnè and Chesterfield types of sofas, while paying special attention to the new interpretations made in the 1960s and ‘70s, which I have great regard for.”

Tufty–Time has achieved its goal by contaminating conventional sofa types with a free and casual lifestyle that is mirrored by highly versatile layouts. This modular system starts with an ottoman as the basic piece, which is then accompanied by central, corner and terminal elements with a low or high armrest. The elements are used to invent traditional sofas, sofas with chaise longue, corner sofas and island elements that provide a 360° seating solution. Cosy in its more accentuated depth, Tufty–Time becomes a meeting place, a welcoming refuge where people can just relax.

Hence the creation of one of the Company's most successful items. It is not merely inspired by the past but, instead, offers an excellent solution for themes such as modular elements, comfort and removable covers, which have been solved with an innovative spirit.

Designer: Patricia Urquiola
Typology: Sofas
Collection: B&B Italia
Year: 2005

It was 2005, and the designer Patricia Urquiola, sand: “I wanted to tare a new look at capitonné and Chesterfield styles, with a special reinterpretations of 1960s and 1970s, wich I love”. An expression of the Chesterfield and capitonné style, Tufty-Time modernises them with a free and casual lifestyle. The system finds effective answers to the themes of modularity, comfort and removable covers by forming the various elements that create traditional linear sofas, corner sofas, peninsula-shaped compositions and island elements allowing 360-degree seating. The upholstery in fabric or leather is subdivided into large squares that are joined by pleats, perforated in the leather version.

Technical information

Internal frame:
tubular steel and steel profiles

Internal frame upholstery:
Bayfit® (Bayer®) flexible cold shaped polyurethane foam, polyester fibre cover

Back cushion (T60_C):
upholstery : down feather + polyester fibre, typology : pillow

Feet:
black colour thermoplastic material

Cover:
fabric

More Information
Type Sofas
Ambient Living
Manufacturer BeB Italia