Outdoor Gear: Stay In but Get Out!
Social isolation ain’t so bad when you can spend it in a yard like this.
Reverie | Walters
Marcel Wanders designed this collection to be a nest of relaxation, and includes a one- and two-seater chair, a chaise longue and day bed in an ornamented woven resin pattern material angled to accommodate different reclining positions, with accompanying square and round side and coffee tables.
JEKO 01 | Gervasoni
Designed by Paola Navone, this outdoor loveseat’s material provenance is what makes it interesting. Obtained from old teak beams recovered from the demolition of traditional wooden homes on the Indonesian island of Java, the recovered elements are cut to size, repaired with recycled wood, assembled, sanded and hand polishing with hemp cloths to highlight the original grains.
Neocube-o | Neolith
Born from a partnership with manufacturer CB stone-tec, this chic outdoor fireplace combines high-quality gas firing technology in stainless steel and Schott glass with an elegant, Neolith-clad base. The fireplace has the further advantage of being easy to move, set on four discreet rollers with a brake for fixing in position.
DCS Series 9 Grill | Fisher & Paykel
Built to withstand year-round weather conditions, this outdoor chef’s dream kitchen includes an infrared rotisserie, charcoal smoker tray, an intuitive-built-in-lighting solution and ample storage space for racks and tools. The secondary cooking surface allows for a wide repertoire of cooking styles, keep food warm after searing and even cater for a crowd. Available as both a built-in and freestanding outdoor cooking solution in two different sizes (48″ or 36″).
Landlord | FLOS
Designed by Piero Lissoni, this family of diffused outdoor lighting comes in Soft, with an adjustable head made to be installed on ground poles; and Spot, a round multi-functional spotlight that can be placed on the wall, ceiling, ground, or even tree branch.
VDL Pavilion | Kettal
Originally designed by Richard Neutra, an updated version under the supervision of Dion Neutra, Richard’s son, uses construction methods and materials that respect all the original beams, skylight, ceramic floor and louvers details. it even now comes with an app that controls the electric system.
Bee Hive | Loll Designs
Residential beekeeping is growing in popularity, with the rate of beginner beekeepers more than doubling in the last decade. Made from recycled HDPE (high density polyethylene), an uncommon material for beehives, these durable and functional models are available in white, driftwood, and bright colors such as blue, green and orange.
Elements by Tecno | Brown Jordan Outdoor Kitchens
Designed by architect Daniel Germani, this revised collection is available in a range of colours, the contemporary, free-standing collection offers a variety of unique stainless steel modules and embraces a pared back, European-inspired aesthetic, blurring the lines between furniture and cabinetry.
Summer House pergola | Jardin de Ville
There is a tonne of technology built into the simple pergola: a smart-motor system, controlled via Bluetooth; temperature and sunlight sensor; geolocation data automatically readjust the slats based on the sun’s position; when it rains, the waterproof slats close automatically; and it even has heating. Plus integrated accessories such as LED lighting, speakers, a video projector, USB chargers and power outlets.