Channel ’80’s Pool Vibes With This New Outdoor Collection

Surf’s up! For the multidisciplinary studio’s first collab, Laun cofounders Rachel Bullock and Molly Purnell partnered with fellow Angeleno Chet Callahan of Chet Architecture, a firm that’s no stranger to these pages. The result is Mondos, an outdoor furniture collection named for the beach where Callahan lives. A powder-coated aluminum sun lounge that channels 1980’s pool furniture sports a retro vinyl-strap seat and an oversize wheel for easy maneuvering when chasing rays. With a curved backrest echoing the Mondo’s Beach seawall, the groovy armchair also comes in loveseat and three-seat sofa versions (and check out the matching side table). The materials palette exudes surf culture: Think longboard-appropriate fiberglass and stretchy wetsuitlike neoprene upholstery in neon yellow and oceanic blue-green.

Chet Callahan, Molly Purnell, Rachel Bullock.
Chet Callahan, Molly Purnell, Rachel Bullock.
Mondos chairs by Laun
the Mondos bright outdoor chairs by Laun
Photography by Ye Rin Mok.

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