Design Dilemma: Finding Modern Outdoor Furniture
Homeowners with rigorously modern interiors sometimes find it hard to carry on the modern look when they turn their attention to the outdoors. Yes, it’s easy to find the traditional styles of wicker, plastic,Â teak, or wrought iron furnishings forÂ patios, verandas and terraces. But what about the cool modern stuff? Well, we’ve got some ideas for those tired of plastic fold-up chairs. Take a look:
Hemisphere by Dedon. Tables and chairs are fashioned of synthetic platinum-colored fiber. Club chairs run aboutÂ $2000 without pillows. The footrest is about $1500.
Brasilia designed by Ross LovegroveÂ for Zanotta. In rigid polyurethane, varnished with an anti-scratch coating. The chaise is about $2644. The footrest is about $950. Both are available in various colors.
Stools from theÂ Tokyo-Pop series designed by Â Tokujin Yoshioka for Driade. Stools come in white, sand and orange and cost about $370.
Vintage by TribÃ¹. Chaise lounge in polypropylene with glass fibers, about $3,260.
Other great sources to check out for interesting outdoor furniture include: