Outdoor Living

Kick back and unwind with the latest in al fresco home furnishings


Kravet Bimini collectionKravet has introduced a collection of outdoor furniture crafted from solid mahogany and mosaic stone. This Bimini Dining Table boasts a mosaic top in Verdi. The Bimini Arm Chairs are available in four finishes. Homeowners can choose among thousands of the company’s Kravet Soleil outdoor fabrics for cushions. Call (202) 479-0144 or visit www.kravet.com.

GIATI Designs’ Fifty Five collection marries the durability of teak with the contemporary lines of stainless steel. The collection includes an armchair, two tables and a chaise on wheels (pictured). All are stackable for easy storage. Available at  J. Lambeth & Co. in Washington, DC, (202) 646-1774, or visit www.giati.com.

Free-form shapes and vibrant colors distinguish Moroso’s latest outdoor seating options. The Supernatural Chair is made of molded polyamide and comes with or without a perforated back. The stackable chair is available in white, yellow, sky blue or black. The Big Easy is made of polyethylene and comes in chalk white, black, red and blue. Visit www.morosousa.com.

The Chorus Dining Set by Gloster includes stackable armchairs and a 47-inch round table with a ceramic top. The chairs are made of powder-coated aluminum frames covered in hand-woven, weatherproof fiber. Visit www.gloster.com.

Create architectural interest outdoors with Aidan Gray’s new collection of antiqued wire accessories, which range in size from 12 inches to a dramatic 7.5 feet tall. Crafted of wire and steel, the pieces are powder-coated then hand-painted to achieve an aged look. The Ivy Garden Chandelier will create a romantic glow over your dining table. The Leaf Urn, at 43 inches tall, makes for an elegant display. Visit www.aidangrayhome.com.

Artifacts International recently introduced an outdoor-furniture line that includes the antique-style Pavia Stone Console. It’s part of a European-inspired collection made of exterior cast stone and exterior fiber stone. The line also features a sofa, a chaise, an occasional chair and additional tables. For more information, visit the Web site www.artifactsinternational.com.

The Under the Tree garden shower lets you cool off beside the pool or anywhere else in your garden. The stainless-steel fixture can be secured into the grass with an extra-long spike and connected directly to a garden hose. It features several “”branches”” that keep towels dry. Under the Tree is made by German furnishings company Conmoto, which also manufactures products for Dornbracht and Duravit. Visit www.conmoto.com.

Sitting pretty in the great outdoors, Alaxi Sunbrella fabrics are stain-, fade-and soil-resistant—and full of style. From left to right, the line’s elegant patterns include Garden Scroll in Spring, Lola in Pacific and Cambria in Mango. Available at Niermann Weeks. Phone (202) 488-1220 or visit www.niermannweeks.com.

Lloyd/Flanders’ Ambiente Dining Chair is part of an 11-piece collection. It’s made of hand-woven vinyl on an aluminum frame. Homeowners can choose among 160 acrylic cushion fabrics for indoor or outdoor use. Available locally at Offenbacher’s and Spas East. Visit www.lloydflanders.com.

The Randi Resin Weave Club Chair by Walters Wicker brings comfort and curves to al fresco spaces. Its lightweight, aluminum frame is covered with an outdoor resin that enables it to weather the elements. Available at J. Lambeth & Co. in Washington, DC, (202) 646-1774, or visit the Web site www.walterswicker.com.


GIATI Designs’ Fifty-Five lounge.

The Supernatural Chair

The Chorus Dining Set

Leaf Urn from Aidan Gray

Pavia Stone Console

Under the Tree shower from Conmoto

Alaix Sunbrella fabrics

Lloyd/Flanders’ Ambiente Dining Chair

Randi resign weave club chair