Tag Archives: garden furniture

bella by gloster: sophisticated outdoor furniture

teak chair by Gloster

Outdoor furniture has changed a lot since the days of plastic chords around metal frames and crunchy, over treated canvas upholstery.  You just need to take a look at Bella, the marvelous suite of furniture designed by Carsten Astheimer for … Continue reading

kooky to some, the “sol” chair is simply stylish and fun

Known for their “kooky glam” works, the Spanish Design studio of John Tomjoe has designed the newly launched “Sol” chair.  Probably the least of their “kooky” creations, I think this chair rocks.  Upholstered in Kravet’s “Jerry” fabric it’s a fun … Continue reading

Tell grandma you’re not catching a chill with these outdoor heaters

The good people at Kindle Living are giving us the excuse to dine and entertain al fresco in any weather this winter with their delightful and chic line of outdoor heaters.   Banish the thought of sitting under a heat … Continue reading

living in a bubble – disconnecting 21st century style

Recently, I came across this invention by Swiss design studio Micasa Lab called the Cocoon1, self-described as a piece of “furniture you can live in – sleep, cook, relax, play or just shelter”.  Frankly, I don’t know what to think, … Continue reading

modern style for al fresco living – the shady Oasis Gazebo

The Oasis Gazebo is a perfect touch of luxury to any outdoor space where additional construction is just out of the question.  As an interior designer, I’m constantly trying to extend, reinvent or come up with more space for my … Continue reading

Dedon: recyclable luxury

Recently I was poolside in the house of some very fancy friends and was taken back by their beautiful outside furniture.   Wowzer! Not only was it colorful but comfortable and in my book, that makes it a home-run! So I … Continue reading

making a difference: the taboo furniture

I was recently at MoMA PS1, the contemporary and experimental sister of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.  While there are too many cool and cutting edge pieces in the permanent exhibition to review, what really drew my … Continue reading