March 4, 2020

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

Product: Wild

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

Product: Suave

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

Product: Plato

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

Product: Navone

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

Product: Mozaix

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

Product: Band

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.

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