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utterfly is the new line of outdoor coffee tables by B&B Italia: simply elegant, extremely versatile and with endearing handmade qualities. Designed to complement the Butterfly sofa, however perfect even as a stand alone piece. Butterfly adds an exotic touch to your home; be it the roof terrace, porch or even the bedroom.

  • What is it? Butterfly is a line of occasional tables, designed for the outdoors.
  • What is special about it? Butterfly is the companion piece of Butterfly sofa, however it can also be used separately. A woven frame for a handmade feel; this is a clear nod to ethnic style. A must have for your roof terrace, porch, living room and bedroom.
  • How is it made? Braided dove-grey polyethylene rope, woven over a structural frame in painted aluminium. Table top available in either white Carrara marble or in slatted thermo-bound ash wood. Butterfly is available in four different styles; low table with either square, rectangular or circular tops, as well as a smaller coffee table. 
  • Who is it by? Patricia Urquiola; this unstoppable designer has, throughout the years, often been inspired by traditional craftsmanship and everyday life. Patricia Urquiola is a truly versatile designer, her production includes large scale buildings, furniture and even small home accessories. What's her secrete? It's without doubt an inquisitive mind, always searching for new ideas, never staying for too long on a single fashion or trend. 
  • We have chosen it because... If you love to relax outdoors, then Butterfly is the piece for you. Be it the roof terrace or the garden, this piece is made for life outdoors: durable, elegant, handmade qualities, inspired by traditional wicker furniture and with that touch of ethnicity which makes us dream of faraway lands... 
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