During the NYCxDESIGN Award ceremony on May 20, the Eda-Mame sofa, designed by Piero Lissoni for B&B Italia, has been awarded in the category “Merchandise – Residential Sofa (Sofa)”. NYCxDESIGN Award is the prestigious award presented by Interior Design and ICFF that each year celebrates outstanding achievement across major areas of design – from architecture to interiors, goods to accessories, craft to engineering.

For the 50th anniversary of the iconic UP collection, Madison Ave store hosted an immersive installation completely dedicated to Up5_6 to celebrate the legendary Gaetano Pesce’s armchair paying homage to its past and showing its own continuous appearance to the future with a display of the Up 50 special variant in a striking beige and gas striped UP50 Special Edition fabric.

To celebrate the U.S. launch of DOCK seating system by Piero Lissoni, B&B Italia hosted a talk involving the Italian architect and designer and Marcus Fairs, Dezeen founder and Editor-in-Chief, at the B&B Italia New York store. This talk about the DOCK system, a moveable and nomadic sofa created especially for millennials, a fresh way of creating living spaces and furniture. The talk was livestreamed on Dezeen’s Facebook account (1Mln followers) and printed as a story on its site.