When the glistening sun sinks behind the Killesberg in Stuttgart, the best place to be is sitting on elegant garden furniture from architare. Lounge islands, deckchairs or upholstered swivel chairs – the selection of comfortable outdoor equipment is greater than ever.
Even fireplaces, garden showers and decorative planters are booming. This is thanks to international design firms like B&B Italia, Tribù, Moroso or Kartell, that regard gardens and terraces as extensions, or rather enrichment, of our living space.
Experts have heard rumours about rattan making a comeback? One enterprise is not shaken by that news: Dedon. These innovative weavers, whose cheeky furniture can be found in the grandest hotels in the world, never fail to surprise with new ideas: Fedro, is the name of their new seat, which makes one think of a chair without legs. Thanks to its birdlike shape the cheerful colour combinations of the stackable lounger also imitate the plumage of some South American bird species. So now they react to the names Colibri, Flamingo and Quetzal.
Dala, the small, compact armchair by Stephen Burks, also reminds you of your last holiday in southern Africa. How are things on Quilalea beach? And because the Lueneberg wicker workers are specialists in bringing holiday feelings into everyday life, these innovative collections are also available for the home. Because who wouldn’t like to have furniture that looks as if it smells of sun cream and sea?