Butterflies in flight. The design image was that of a chair that would "welcome" gracefully - with the graceful movement of a butterfly - which in Latin is called a "papilio".
The ample space of its large upper back and the curved shape of its cosy seat are a clear signs of a desire to offer maximum comfort to anyone who wants to sit it this chair. This is a truly iconic armchair.
The wings that extend at the sides of the chair emphasise the sensation of comfort: in the chair and the small armchair, they help support the hips and the back; in the Grande Papilio chair and the Love Papilio sofa, they cushion the head to offer isolation and tranquillity
B&B Italia is internationally recognized for excellent, all-encompassing furnishings and innovative, trend-setting design. As one of the leading Italian design furniture manufacturers, B&B Italia produces timeless elegant furniture of exceptional quality and functionality.
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