Spice up your outdoor space with these innovative designers.
The Lapel outdoor armchair from Ligne Roset
A pioneering force in outdoor furniture since 1945, Brown Jordan knows how to design high-quality furniture. With the H Collection, it conquers the aesthetic of today with the direction of award-winning industrial designer Toan Nguyen. Named for the first letter of the Spanish word hoy, meaning “today,” the collection features a tightly edited repertoire of mixed materials and enhanced curves and finishes— with rope playing a starring role. The H Collection is both approachable and bold in design, allowing for a curated outdoor space that is elegant and versatile.
Founded in 1990, Dedon pioneered woven outdoor furniture and hasn’t ceased melding manufacturing and artistry ever since. With its use of handwoven Dedon Fiber, the brand seeks to bring the same care one would give an indoor living room to the outside. The Dala, Porcini and Mbrace are all recent collections that provide seating and tables honoring the natural world.
Club chairs and side table from Stephen Burks’ Dala collection for Dedon
Flexform launched its first outdoor collection in 2019 with a selection of streamlined, elegant pieces. The popular Vulcano seating system by Antonio Citterio provides plush seating in calming neutral tones. With Flexform’s 2020 outdoor collection featuring gorgeous coffee and side tables, ottomans, dining chairs and armchairs, we can’t wait to see what’s in store for its 2021 collection.
Dreamt up by Italian design team Busetti Garuti Redaelli, Ligne Roset’s new Lapel outdoor armchair takes cues from the exacting science and fashion behind bespoke tailoring, following the lines of the collar and the detailed finishes of a suit’s lapel. “The main idea for Lapel,” say the designers, “was to mix fashion and design—to transfer an elegant and distinctive clothing detail to a piece of furniture to confer personality and recognizability.” Much like the lapel of a shirt, jacket or suit, the form of the chair hugs and supports the body.
RH Outdoor 2021’s pieces incorporate modernist, midcentury and reimagined classical influences. The brand also offers various collaborative collections with some of the most talented minds in the industry like Ann Marie Vering. This spring, the brand will showcase first-time collabs with Claudio Bellini, Gommaire Cleybergh, Ronald Sasson and Heatsail.
RH’s Prado Collection includes lounge chairs, sofas, side tables and more
Known for its award-winning outdoor decor, Tidelli implements unique design and exclusive materials to create high-quality products. The brand specializes in a range of boldly colored ropes, frames and fabrics. Its whimsical seating, like the Bora Bora swing chair, is a playful addition to any backyard space.
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