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Find Inspiration with a Series of Striking Outdoor Design CollectionsMonday 8 October 2018
Find Inspiration with a Series of Striking Outdoor Design Collections ⇒ The outdoor space is just as important as the interior design of a home, so one ought to give it special consideration as well. Consequently, today, CovetED will show you a series of striking outdoor design collections that will give plenty of inspiration to remodel your own space. These collections were actually designed by some of the world’s best designers and luxury brands, so take a look.
Patricia Urquiola designed a series of postmodern tables for the renowned luxury brand, Kettal. These awe-inspiring pieces are new additions to the brand’s Roll Collection. The tables have a circular top that is supported by chunky lacquered aluminium stems mounted on cylindrical blocks of concrete. As a whole, the tables present a simple yet extremely elegant aesthetic.
The Graphic Lamps collection is comprised of a wide variety of lighting designs, whether letters or symbols, that feature a sleek form and a soothing light effect. These contemporary pieces are perfect to give an extra lustrous glow to one’s outdoors.
Suave is the product of the geniality of Marcel Wanders, who created a unique collection full of materials and textures for the renowned Spanish furniture company, Vondom. Some of the most exquisite pieces are a sophisticated modular sofa, upholstered in a unique fabric as well as comfortable poufs, an ornamented coffee table and an exceptional table lamp, all of which provide a glamorous and warm touch to any outdoor space.
“Working with the internationally recognized Spanish company that specialises in outdoor furniture has resulted in a collection that replaces plastic for soft upholstered materials, as a way to create a more sophisticated outdoor experience.” – Marcel Wanders
This new collection designed by the British dynamic duo Doshi Levien for B&B Italia. The outdoor seating designs feature a monolithic and sculptural shape and provide quite the visual contrast. They are best defined by their enveloping volumes, that are made from a weaving of double polypropylene fibre.
Whether in a suspended or floor version, these marvellous outdoor lighting designs present a remarkable architectural detail and iconic shapes. They were specifically designed for outdoor use to be placed either by the side of the pool or outdoor dining areas. Twiggy Grid and Twice as Twiggy are two of the most astonishing pieces from this lighting family.
Garden Layers Outdoor Furniture by Patricia Urquiola for GAN
The Garden Layers collection, also designed by Patricia Urquiola, opened new frontiers for GAN. It is the first outdoor collection produced by GAN, in which the brand brings indoor standards of comfort and design to outdoor spaces. Garden Layers is comprised of rugs, mattresses, roll pillows, cushions and, now, beds and side tables. The collection was originally inspired by traditional Mughal culture and architecture after Urquiola visited an exhibition of miniature drawings in India.
The innovative fabrics and fillings together with the range of patterns and colours, make Garden Layers an infinitely adaptable collection where different elements can be mixed and matched in order to customise individual outdoor spaces.
Recently, Varaschin, one of the best Italian brands to offer outdoor furniture solutions, has incorporated a new rocking chair to its Summerset collection. The new piece features a net-structure frame made from powder-coated steel and a wooden base. The collection which was first launched in 2009 was designed by Christophe Pillet.
The leading luxury outdoor fabric brand, Extex has created a new enticing fabric collection entitled Plume. The collection was inspired by the aesthetics and texture of the layered feathers of a bird’s plumage and was specifically designed for outdoor use. The collection features a soft chenille surface and includes nine colour options, from neutral tones such as Hero or Kestrel to more vivacious shades such as Swallow and Rosefinch.
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