5 pieces for luxe outdoor living

Don’t get burned. Avoid the harm of the sun’s rays with the new Plantation MAX manta umbrella. Forged with nautical style and substance, its durable, marine-grade, weather resistant materials include: Aluma-TEAK, a state-of-the-art woodgrain finish. Its dynamic, sculptural shade creates an instant oasis in any outdoor living space. Plantation MAX manta umbrella by Tucci.
Inspired by the beauty of traditional teak duckboard used in the yachting world, and Japanese Metabolist architecture of the 50 and 60s, Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan created Quadrado. The flexible modular system consists of suspended square platforms that furnish outdoor spaces with exceptional lightness. Quadrado collection by Marcio Kogan / studio mk27 design for Minotti.
Take an instant staycation with the new additions to the CTR collection designed by Piergiorgio Cazzaniga. The latest pieces, including a meridienne, lounge bed, and barstool, were designed with the same contemporary nuances as the originals: flowing lines, rounded 90-degree angles and a seemingly floating, flexible back, and a weather-resistant Tricord weave. CTR meridienne by Piergiorgio Cazzanig for Tribù. tribu.com
As Mies van der Rohe once declared: “God is in the details.” Designed by Ramón Esteve, the Casilda outdoor collection was created by reimagining and redefining the lines, angles and elements of classical furniture. Its clean lines and simple canvas act as frames for special elements such as straps on the seats. Casilda collection by Ramón Esteve for Talenti. talentisrl.com
A fresh spin on the shell chair, designers GamFratesi sought inspiration from nature and geometry to create this contemporary treasure. Their first collection to incorporate injection-moulded seating, its vertical slits recall tall birch trees that filtering sunlight into a lush forest. Aiir chair by GamFratesi for Dedon. dedon.de

Frank Lloyd Wright mused: “I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work.” Designers are still looking to nature for innovative solutions, such as biophilia. But it’s ok to start small. Why not start the day with a latte on the terrace or enjoy dinner while gazing at the stars?