With the warmer months well and truly upon us, it’s time to relax outdoors after a stressful year. These outdoor design solutions ensure it’s possible to do so in style and comfort.
December 4th, 2014
Summer is coming in earlier and hotter each and every year, in turn elevating the antipodean allure of outdoor living. With local and international furniture collections for spaces ranging from cafes and restaurants to backyard patios, outdoor bars and more, Stylecraft’s outdoor design range offers solutions for projects of any scale. Here are a few of the respected design retailer’s most coveted outdoor design essentials:
Designed by Anne-Claire Petre, the Sedis outdoor stool is for projects that need a dramatic statement in their outdoor design. Characterised by smooth, strong lines and a curvaceous form, the Art Deco reminiscent Sedis Outdoor is ideal for hospitality and breakout settings but equally at home in a domestic environment.
Sedis Outdoor utilises a zinc powdercoat finish that gives it a stylish sheen, and also ensures durability against the elements or heavy use in high traffic areas. Available in three heights and 12 colours, the seat and backrest of Sedis Outdoor feature a slight curvature which provides an optimum level of comfort with an upholstered seat pad also available.
From Australian Croatian design collective Numen / For Use comes the Osmo Chair, a seat characterised by a sleek inclination of the front legs and neat angular lines that frame the seat and backrest.
Ideal for hospitality, domestic and commercial outdoor environments, Osmo chair features a timber or metal seat and backrest, with the timber option available in a choice of Larch, Iroko or Teak. The metal frame backing is powdercoated in a choice of ten house colours.
Award winning design duo Seaton McKeon created the Paperclip range as an outdoor design solution for residential, corporate and hospitality projects. Made from mild steel, the design takes its inspiration from the simple processes pioneered by commodities such as the paperclip.
The varied seating options in the range see wire and perforated sheet metal expressed in various designs in conjunction with timber components. The Paperclip collection comprises a stackable dining chair, stools of three heights, and a stunning lounge with locally sourced Merbau timber armrests, all unified in a distinct, Bauhaus-reminiscent aesthetic.
Featuring water repellent fabrics together with water repellent internal chambers, the Zoe Outdoor sofa is a soft, organic outdoor design proposition.
Designed by Lievore Altherr Molina for Verzelloni, the Zoe is a practical seating solution for areas that could face moisture. Zoe is made of five internal chambers that mould to the shape of the user’s body, offering the upmost in comfort for external lounging areas.
The Umomoku by Prostoria is an unobtrusive and elegantly designed line of comfortable outdoor furniture, designed for relaxation and lounging in the sun.
The wooden slats of the collection create a sleek, unified style across the range, with the rich, sumptuous cushions helping define the collection, and offering supreme comfort. The modular nature of the range allows the users to combine multiple elements according to need
Lastly, coming soon is also the Adell by Arper. Smooth like a pebble, soft as mounded moss, the Adelle seating collection evokes a precious keepsake from the natural world, ideal for outdoor and indoor use alike.
With a shell made from 80% recycled polypropylene, the calming form has been designed with sustainability at its foundation, putting both body and mind at ease.
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