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Mario Bellini’s Camaleonda: where to buy the Birkin bag of sofas

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As the past few years has forced us to be more inside and in turn, get extremely familiar with our spaces, there has been an interiors boom of seismic magnitude. The very beige interior aesthetic has prevailed, leaving boucle furniture at the top of many people's lists, alongside Cesca chairs, marble finishes, and the statement sofa.

It has been the focal point of our universe for better or for worse in the past two-ish years. On Instagram and in the home, the It couch is both an aspirational marker of taste and status, and the place where we are subsequently going to be spending the most time, making it a relatively sound investment. There has been the Ligne Roset Togo Sofa, de Sede Terrazza Sofa and DS 600 Non-Stop, the Maralunga Sofa, and the Birkin bag of It couches, the B&B Italia Mario Bellini Camaleonda.

After creating the low slung, 70s style sofa in the 1970s for B&B Italia, the furniture company only made it for a few years before cancelling the style, relegating us to luxury second hand furniture sites like 1stDibs to swoon over rare vintage Camaleonda's. Last year, due to a huge surge in popularity, B&B reissued the Camaleonda, making it available to purchase once again in an endless offering of fabrics.

With it's sensual curves and conversation-pit style modular configuration, it isn't hard to see why the Camaleonda has taken over the corner of the internet with an affinity for interiors. For many, it is merely an idea. For others, a statement piece that money can't put a price on, especially when it is such a timeless, iconic design. If you are in the latter camp and are ready to explore purchasing one, below is where to buy the Mario Bellini Camaleonda Sofa.

B&B Italia


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As the original producer of the Camaleonda, B&B Italia is your most reliable destination for purchasing a brand new, custom covered Camaleonda to the configuration of your liking. With an endless selection of fabrications and configurations to choose from, the interactive site is the perfect launch pad. Unfortunately it is not possible to purchase online from their site, but you can get in touch with one of their agents or purchase in store to secure one.


Space Furniture


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For the Australian reader, Space Furniture is the destination of choice. With a similar offering to B&B, Space Furniture allows you to select the fabric and configuration of your choice. And if you're a try before you buy kind of person, they have showrooms across the country for you to do so.




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For those looking for a more worn-in or one off vintage edition of the Camaleonda, 1stDibs is the most reliable source. Offering a consistent rotation of exclusive, authentic, vintage Camaleonda's, you'll be sure to find a gem here.



Another reliable second-hand seller of the Camaleonda in Australia is Pamono. Offering an expansive range of Camaleonda's in varied colours, fabrics, and configurations, Pamono is the perfect platform to visit for a one-of-a-kind option.




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Toby and Diana of Colecta are a vintage furniture dealer duo based in the Northern Rivers of NSW. Offering sourcing, styling, and vintage furniture restorations, you can count on them to source a one-of-a-kind Camaleonda. Plus, if you're in Bangalow, NSW any time soon, you can visit their vintage design gallery in person.

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