With seemingly-continuous innovation being applied to outdoor living, today’s designers are eagerly seeking out new materials and combinations to expand upon the artistic applications of furniture design. Though Canadian weather and extreme temperatures restrict how far we can push the boundaries when it comes to what we put outside and when we can enjoy it, landscape architects commonly build open air structures with protection from the elements to extend our time outside. As homeowners increasingly see their indoor style and comfort extending to their outside rooms, they continue to pursue the unexpected to achieve that heightened ‘wow’ factor.
Even with the power of touch you won’t believe your eyes when olefin is knitted and softly padded with quick dry foam to create a textural ‘outdoor cashmere’ that’s woven around powder coated aluminum frames. Paired with your choice of Sunbrella fabric, Eolé begs you to come over, touch it, sit down, and relax. You simply won’t be able to keep your hands off it.
Here’s a table topic on wheels. Motorcycle rims finished with a frosted glass top make for a great conversation piece when employed as versatile tables. Inside or out, on their own or in a grouping, these intriguing Harley tables fit modern and transitional designs and help owners cruise into summer. Choose from two heights in white, black or platinum powder coated finishes.
Stainless steel is luxurious, stylish, low maintenance and, with low heat transfer, makes a great option for outdoor furniture. Here the Echo Stainless Steel and Sling Lounge are perfect for both residential and commercial use. The gentle arc of the chaise makes it comfortable to lounge for hours and with the added mobility of wheels, it’s easy to follow the sun or seek shade.
Hemp fiber has woven its way into the Canvas collection. This beautiful, durable, and stain resistant outdoor furniture strapping with sustainably cultivated hemp mixed with olefin gives the material a depth of texture, strength and luxury. It’s breathable, easy to clean, uv resistant, anti-fungal treated, and ideal for dining chairs, chaise lounges, sectionals, sofas and club chairs.
A moonlight dinner with the glow of a floor lamp for outdoor lighting? Yes! The impressive Lady Jane,
lamp belongs to a collection of Italian furniture featuring a lacquered surface that utilizes a special
engraving method invented by Serralunga to create an astonishing effect of light and shade that’s one-of-akind. Standing at just over two metres high, it offers that perfect touch of magic for an awe-inspiring atmosphere.
Your best bet is to plan how the spaces will be used 80 per cent of the time. A zen retreat can accommodate impromptu parties while an entertainment hub should feel cozy when the party’s over. Gather items that work with your lifestyle because it’s not just patio furniture, it’s outdoor living.