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'The best products use two materials, maximum': ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


Monica Armani discusses the materiality of outdoor furniture: 'There are many secrets that everyone working in the outdoor market knows.' Watch the video to learn more…

'You shouldn't socially engineer outdoor space too ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


Christina Seilern of Studio Seilern Architects discusses giving outdoor public spaces multiple characters: 'People will use it the way they want to.' Watch the video to learn more…

'Outdoor furniture is now made like cars': Patrick ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


Patrick Jouin of Patrick Jouin iD introduces the hardwearing comfort of new outdoor materials: 'We have fabric that can resist the sun and the rain, that is so sensual.' Watch the video to learn more…

Furns: designing for nature and nurture in urban spaces

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Dutch urban-furniture specialist Furns' modular and sustainable outdoor products help architects and planners to create public spaces that not only benefit local communities but the environment, too.

'There are almost no borders anymore in terms of ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


Luca Nichetto of Nichetto Studio discusses designing for outdoor as if it were indoor: 'You can take a sofa that is designed for outdoor and put it in your living room.' Watch the video to learn more…

Making a splash: waterside properties with their own pool

James Wormald


These waterside vacation properties bring the tranquillity of their natural surroundings right up to the back doorstep, for a relaxing, outdoor atmosphere that can be enjoyed from the comfort of home.

Room to dine under the stars with Fast

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Outdoor dining is the pandemic legacy we are all embracing, and Italian furniture manufacturer Fast has been quick to respond.

How to design your own poolside paradise

James Wormald


Private pools provide both tranquillity and excitement, literally just outside your back door. But a relaxing pool is useless without the surrounding area to enjoy it.

Bringing the great outdoors inside with cero by Solarlux

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Barbara Jahn-Rösel


Bringing the surrounding lake landscape into the interior of a private villa near Potsdam – project architect Bianca Klinger achieved this by making Solarlux's large cero sliding windows an integral part of the building's elaborate glass facade.

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