bedrooms can get a little boring, you may want designer pieces that stand out
and are iconic. Why have a beanbag
flung in a distant corner when you can have a piece of classic Italian design
displayed proudly instead! With such
exclusive furniture choices from B&BItalia your child might be motivated to keep their bedroom in a better
condition or it might develop an appreciation of the finer things in life.
items are functional but visually appealing too. The new UPJ chair would be perfect for my eldest he could sit
in that quite comfortably reading his books or watching a film. It’s such a playful piece of furniture; the
bold red is eye catching and very vivid.
It is also very practical with fully removable upholstery (yes children
can be mucky pups!) and the flexible polyurethane foam makes it a comfortable
The UPJ is the junior version of the
original UP5_6 designed in 1969 by Gaetano Pesce. Its great children are being offered the
same designer armchair but in a version scaled down for them. The design is timeless, years on its still
an attractive looking piece. I think
it’s a fabulous way to introduce your child to classic furniture.
The original chair had a strong idea
behind it; the chair itself loosely resembles a woman’s body. It was all about denouncing sexism, so if
you want your furniture to speak out with an important message then this could
be for you. We should all be treated
the same regardless of gender.
That message might be lost on my
young children but they could still appreciate a fine looking item to complete
their bedrooms. The ball and chain
especially would be quite entertaining for them and a novel change to their
usual furniture choices. Collectors on
the other hand would simply like to expand their set.
You can learn more
about the UPJ on the B&B Italia website.