8 Outdoor Seating Products from Top Designers
From comfy sofas to angular chairs, these outdoor furnitures will have you soaking up the sun.
Designer: Daniel Germani of Gandia Blasco
Product: Solanas Round Chill
Standout: The company’s creative director designed a thermo-lacquered welded-aluminum daybed frame (in 18 colors) topped with polyurethane foam-rubber cushions (covered in weather-resistant fabrics) whose soft curves welcome
Designer: Robby Cantarutti for Fast
Standout: Topped by laminated aluminum and finished in polyester and poly-urethane powder coat, the table collection’s tubular-aluminum structure calls to mind a forest of branches. Through Janus et Cie.
Designer: Marcel Wanders for Vondom
Standout: A modular sofa, pouf, and arm-chair group made from flexible injected polyurethane foam fully upholstered in water-repellant fabric would look just as chic indoors, effortlessly withstanding heavy use.
Designer: Jasper Morrison for Magis
Standout: A pillar of ancient philosophy inspired this understated aluminum stacker, available in green, gray-metalized, white, black, red, or light-blue polyester powder coat. Through Herman Miller.
Designer: Paola Navone for RH
Standout: A wood-framed modular sofa system crafted in Italy by master upholsterers offers a deep, low-slung silhouette and flanged cushions of washed Belgian linen that invite casual lounging.
Designer: Oki Sato for Minotti
Product: Tape Cord
Standout: An outdoor daybed featuring wicker-like synthetic cord braiding and
a polyester-powder-coated light-bronze finish expands Nendo’s 2018 Tape collection with updates like deeper seats and more generous proportions.
Designer: Kris Van Puyvelde of Royal Botania
Standout: Oiled mahogany grids form the basis of this lounge collection comprising components (in four lengths) customizable with quick-drying cushions, enameled lavastone or wood tiles, solar-powered table or arced lights, and an aluminum planter box.
Designer: Patricia Urquiola for Kettal
Standout: Angular shapes form the Milan-based architect/designer’s graphic chair series, the elegant perches rendered in teak or aluminum frames and outdoor-ready Terrain fabrics.