Tag Archive for garden furniture

Recycled Garden Furniture

white garden furniture from john lewis

There was a brief spell of sunny weather a couple of days ago. Did you see it? Did you sit in it more to the point. It seems to have gone again now but, in the hope that it will return I found this the other day and wanted to show it to you. It’s…

Objects of Design #75: Dedon Nestrest

dedon nestrest hanging chair

Money no object? This is the chair I would have in my garden. A cross between a hammock and a hanging chair, this would be perfect to while away an afternoon in peace and quiet. It’s like a proper den for grown ups. And it’s big enough for two adults or four small children. outdoorchic.co.uk…

Objects of Design #74: Regatta Chair

regatta lounge chair by Skagerak

If you want really good garden furniture you do, I’m afraid, have to be prepared to pay for it. Now, I understand that in this country, where the weather can’t be relied on, it can feel wrong to spend indoor furniture prices on something that may only be used for a few weeks of the…

Objects of Design #70: Tokyo Pop Chaise

Tokyo Pop Chaise from gomodern.co.uk

Now I can see myself happily lounging on this on a summer afternoon in the garden. And in the winter, when everything looks a little forlorn, it is so sculpural that it will still look great. Imagine it in a snowy garden among the monochrome trees … on the other hand let’s not as we’ve…

Objects of Design #65: Indian Ocean Nest of Tables

elliot nest of tables from indian ocean

Nests of tables have tended to be regarded as a a little naff over the years, particularly the tall spindly ones, but, when you think about it, they’re a completely practical solution for gardens. This set from Indian Ocean, not only looks great, but each table will also double up as extra seating if preferred.…

Objects Of Design #92: Vitra Vegetal Chair

vitra-ronan-erwan-bouroullec-vegetal-chair-001

These beautifully sculptural chairs from Heals, would work just as well round the kitchen table as outside, and, at this price you might prefer to do that. The design was inspired by 20th century historical gardens and is reminiscent of the skeleton of a leaf. Comes in this rather lovely mauve grey, as well as…