8 Sleek and Versatile Outdoor Products
From low-slung lounge chairs to moonlike sconces, here are eight of the latest outdoor products to hit the market.
Designer: Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia
Standout: Versatility defines the modular seating system in powder-coated aluminum by the Interior Design Hall of Fame member, its cushions and bolsters upholstered in water-repellent polyester.
Designer: Raffaello Galiotto for Nardi
Standout: Though inspired by the language of metalwork, the industrial designer chose lightweight, recyclable fiberglass resin for the material of his sleek and precise stackable chair.
Designer: Thomas Bentzen for Muuto
Standout: Formerly the head of design for Muuto, the Thomas Bentzen Industrial Design founder has returned to the manufacturer for its foray into all-weather furniture, a steel table and bench set offered in four powder-coats.
Designer: Gordon Guillaumier of Roda
Standout: The industrial designer and company art director stretched supportive polyester filaments across a powder-coated stainless-steel frame to form the low-slung lounge chair, which is also available as a rocker.
Designer: Karina Nielsen Rios for Kvadrat
Standout: The textile designer’s latest collection for the brand—and its first outdoor line—is made of specially developed Trevira CS yarns dyed from such natural ingredients as eucalyptus leaves, with a fast-drying, fluorocarbon-free finish.
Designer: Henrik Pedersen for Gloster
Standout: The 365° North founder’s background in fashion design is evident in his exquisite coordination of buffed teak and polyester rope backing for the lounge chair, also available in an ottoman, barstool, and dining chair.
Designer: Mario Ruiz for RH
Standout: Sculptural armrests contrast with an otherwise rectilinear frame and tailored cushions for the Spanish industrial designer’s collection in weathered or natural teak that also includes a chaise longue, dining table, and chairs.
Designer: Christian Flindt for Louis Poulsen
Product: Flindt Wall
Standout: The furniture and industrial designer shines his talent on lighting with a cast-aluminum and polycarbonate sconce, its aperture on top directing its LED glow up and down, suggestive of a waning moon.