Outdoor Furniture

Vegetal Chair

Vegetal, Vegetable…whatever the name, pay attention to these five things: lightweight, sturdy, stackable, indoor/outdoor appropriate, and comfortable. The price point isn’t exactly the most affordable thing, but the chair is notable nonetheless.

Nature served as the inspiration for this chair’s organic design. Its plant-like structure is made from dyed recyclable polyamide using innovative injection-mold technology. Lightweight, sturdy, and comfortable, the chairs stack up to three high and are suitable for indoor and outdoor use. Hand-wash only. Made by Vitra.

Designers: Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, 2008
Size: 32h x 23.75w x 21.75″d

$555.00 ($499.50 Members), Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $555.00
Availability: Buy Vegetal Chair here

Loop Chair by Willy Guhl

I want this outdoor chair so bad I can’t see straight.

“Designed by Willy Guhl, 1968, the Loop Chair is made from an asbestos free cement bond (Eternit) and is well suited for both indoor and outdoor use.

The corresponding Loop Table fits neatly inside the chair’s frame for storage.”

Dimensions: 26″H x 21.5″W x 18″D

[posted by kris]

Purchase Information:

Price: $890.00
Availability: Buy Loop Chair by Willy Guhl here

Buy 1, Get 1 Free

A few outdoor items are available for the ‘Buy 1, Get 1 Free’ offer from DWR today to August 1, 2009.

Luxembourg Side Chair, $250.00, Buy it here.

Veneto Dining Armchair, $600.00, Buy it here.

Marais Stool 30 in., $300.00, Buy it here.

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View Buy 1, Get 1 Free here

Roses stool

Roses are red, violets are blue, this stool is outdoor friendly…er, hopefully you are too?

Roses stool in glossy red is perfect both indoor and outdoor.
Designer: Peter Johansen

$105.32 or £68.87, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: £105.32
Availability: Buy Roses stool here

West Elm Outdoor

Some relatively affordable outdoor furniture from West Elm:

metal mesh lounge chair w/cushion, $349.00 special: $296.00
wood-slat single lounger, $359.00 (cushion, $89.00)

sydney single lounger, $449.00 special: $359.00 (cushion, $89.00)

sydney lounge chair w/cushion, $379.00 special: $303.00 (cushion, $31.00)

More information:

View West Elm Outdoor here

Wheelbench

Such a smart idea (if only it was a tad more affordable…).

A mobile bench, made of ecologically preserved Accoya wood with a built-in wheelbarrow wheel. The surprising combination of familiar elements strengthens the active ‘exterior feel’ of the bench.
Rogier Martens on the Wheelbench: “Moving a bench with two people has always been a chore… This is a bench you can easily manoeuvre into position. The eye-catching wheel is an invitation to find the best spot. An invitation to be active, to create your world the way you want it, time and again.”

Designer: Rogier Martens
Dimensions: 215 x 45 x 70 cm

€ 990, Buy it here.

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MB Furniture Collection

Self-cushioning polymer makes for a comfortable option indoors or out. Plus, the sharp angles contrast nicely with the soft curves of the arms.

Another classic Bellini. Another technological innovation. Made of self-cushioning polymer. The MB group includes an armchair, sofa, and pouf/table. For office, home and hospitality. Indoor and outdoor. Exceedingly comfortable. Produced in Dark Grey and White. Bravo Mario!

Armchair, sofa and pouf/table appropriate for indoor/outdoor commercial and residential use.

$250.00-$850.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $250.00-$850.00
Availability: Buy MB Furniture Collection here

Bardolino Lounge Chair

With credentials to show weather-worthiness, this lounge chair would be an excellent candidate for being an indoor/outdoor chair (as in, would look just fine as an indoor chair until the weather’s nice, then pull it outside).

The indoor/outdoor Bardolino Collection has lines that echo the forms of classic mid-century European furniture, but its materials are squarely in the new millennium…They’re made from a powder-coated aluminum frame that’s wrapped in WaProLace® – a polyethylene fiber that has been specially tested to maintain its color and resist corrosion from chlorine, salt water or other outdoor elements. Nontoxic and 100% recyclable, WaProLace is easy to maintain and can withstand temperatures from -94°f to 176°f. The Lounge Chair is distinguished by a deliberately low seat and slightly inclined back.

Lounge Chair: H 27.25″ W 24″ D 27.5″, $650.00, Buy it here.

Also pictured:
Bardolino Dining Armchair
Bardolino Two Seat Sofa
Bardolino Dining Table

Zanotta Club Sofa and Armchair

So, once you get over the slight sticker shock, take a look at just how cool these outdoor/indoor pieces are…I love how simple the frame is, and how light the pieces appear.

Designed for indoor and outdoor use, the Club Sofa and Armchair are very versatile pieces of furniture. The steel internal structure has been painted so this set is suitable for outdoor use. Weave in PVC thread with nylon internal reinforcement, in the shade of brown, the Club Sofa and Armchair feature a unique design. Available with or without a seat cushion, these two items are perfect for lounging. -allmodern.com

Designed by: Prospero Rasulo, 2008
Sofa (25.6″h x 75.2″w x 31.1″d): $4,600.00
Armchair (25.6″h x 33.07″w x 31.1″d): $2,350.00

Julep Rocker

A steal of a deal at $149.00, this rocker is surprisingly super sleek.

No, we’re not off our rockers—this price is for real. Minimalist grey-on-grey rocks back in a swoop of grey polymesh over grey rust-resistant powdercoated aluminum frame. -CB2

22.5″Wx39.5″Dx37″H

$149.00, Buy it here.

Also, check out the Bask Sun Lounger and the Bask Bench, both of which compliment the rocker shown above.

Purchase Information:

Price: $149.00
Availability: Buy Julep Rocker here

Element Coffee Table

Hmm, this could go indoors or out (as long as it’s protected). Not bad for a hefty looking coffee table…

Aggregate of marble, granite, stone and natural fibers cements a sculptural, floating cantilever that reminds us of Wright’s Fallingwater. Clear non-toxic wax finish protects. Maintain table’s honed beauty and natural intonations with car wax or stone floor polish. Handmade in an eco-friendly workshop powered without consumption of fossil fuels to avoid CO2 loads. Indoor and protected outdoor use.

31.5″sq.x15.25″H

$349.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $349.00
Availability: Buy Element Coffee Table here

Sunny Arm Chair

Good price on these cafe chairs…the colors are quite nice, and just in time for the spring/summer weather around the corner.

Nothin’ but white clouds…yellow sun, blue skies. Modern take on the classic café chair relaxes with lounge back, armrests and airy slat design. Restaurant-quality, rust-resistant construction in welded steel, powdercoated happy in hi-gloss yellow, white or blue. Stacks out of the way, too.

21″Wx24″Dx32″H

$99.95, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $99.95
Availability: Buy Sunny Arm Chair here

Soleil Lounge Chair

Ready to start talking outdoor furniture? This brings to mind the Heaven Chair previously posted, mainly because of the color and material, yet this one is a bit more generous in its dimensions.

A fresh design to add interest to outdoor living, Soleil is perfect for lounging and entertaining. Constructed of steel mesh, it features a powder-coat finish for added durability.

Stackable.
36w 35d 32h

$329.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $329.00
Availability: Buy Soleil Lounge Chair here

Rubber Stool

The rubber seat of this stool is made from recycled tires and is held in place by tension rather than hardware.

With a seat made from 100 percent, post-consumer recycled tires, the Rubber Stool re-contextualizes recycled rubber as an ergonomic and pliable material for furniture. The Rubber Stool is designed to use the properties of recycled tires instead of hardware for attaching the seat to the frame. Each stool comes ready to be assembled and adjusted according to the user’s proportions and intended use. With a powder-coated frame and a resilient rubber seat, it can be used indoors or outdoors. Seat is removable for transportation efficiency and ease of recycling.

Design: Jamie Salm
Made in the USA from locally sourced materials
Colors: Matte Grey, Red and Matte Black
Material: 100% recycled tire rubber, powder coated tubular steel
Dimensions: 53 cm h x 53 cm w x 51 cm d

$230.00 CAD, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $230.00
Availability: Buy Rubber Stool here

Maia Relax armchair

As usual, this chair by Urquiola is amazing.

It is made with light, modern pieces combining high-tech fiber and a narrow aluminum frame. Pieces which define their own space, transmitting energy with their shapes. Frame made out of aluminum polyester powder coated and high quality synthetic fiber hand weaved. Frame is made for outdoors and color can come in either white or chestnut. Numerous cushion options. Design Patricia Urquiola.

39″H x 37″ D x 46″ W

Base Price: $1904.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $1904.00
Availability: Buy Maia Relax armchair here