Spring is in the air! To celebrate the shift in seasons, we're highlighting eight products that are sure to spruce up any backyard barbecue.
1. WeftOut by Stephanie Eventov for Weft
Founder of wallpaper and textile company Society of Wonderland, the artist utilized this manufacturer’s innovative Create tool to transfer her graphic geometric patterns to woven UV-resistant polyester.
2. Fynn Outdoor by Enrico Fratesi and Stine Gam for Minotti
mid century–style armchair employs cabinetmaker workmanship for its solid teak frame, woven with wicker-effect cord and topped by cushions covered in a polypropylene jacquard weave.
3. Sol by Fiona Barratt-Campbell of FBC London
The U.K.-based designer reworks the club chair sweetly named after her husband into an outdoor version constructed of planished bronze, shown here in Rosemary Hallgarten’s Eden polypropylene.
4. Za by Naoto Fukasawa for Emeco
Under the prolific industrial designer, the brand’s signature recycled aluminum is reimagined as a stool, available in three heights, six powder-coats, or anodized or hand-polished aluminum, all handmade in Pennsylvania.
5. Borea by Pierro Lissoni of B&B Italia
The aluminum-framed garden sofa by the Interior Design Hall of Famer and company creative director recycles 510 plastic bottles for its plush polyester fiber–filled cushions, upholstered in a classically striped waterproof acrylic.
6. Meteo S by Konstantin Grcic for Kettal
The Spanish manufacturer and German industrial designer team up again, this time for an umbrella made from materials that are 70 percent recycled and 100 percent recyclable post-use, in more than 30 colors.
7. Mün by Thomas Lykke and
Anne-Marie Buemann for Stellar Works
OEO Studio’s founders brought to life the Shanghai manufacturer’s lighting collection, called the Japanese word for moon, which includes a rechargeable LED lantern that can hang, inside or out, from its silicone strap.
8. Venexia by Luca Nichetto for Ethimo
Quaint iron stair railings inspired the Nichetto Studio namesake’s occasional table, its base crafted from powder-coated aluminum strips and topped with lava stone (pictured here) or enameled terra-cotta.