In the photo shoot dedicated to the outdoors and made especially for Interni, we chose to go on a dreamlike journey to discover Italy. Driven by the desire to be outdoors, we imagined a summer adventure that retraces Italy from north to south. The misty atmosphere of Venice, the white beaches of Sardinia, the black slopes of Etna, passing through the Tuscan hills we also arrived in the clouds ... The new outdoor furniture for relaxation move in all directions, with a '' particular attention to materials: eco-sustainable, recycled and recyclable.
On the left, TLine 2-seater sofa in white painted perforated aluminum, designed by Adam D. Tihany for Unopiù: it is inspired by traditional embroidery and weaving motifs, blending them with a typically industrial material structure. Next to it Softer than Steel seat in water green painted steel plate and legs in rod, Nendo design for Desalto: the rigid metal plate acquires lightness, flexibility as if the metal became paper, fabric, a part of the top lifts, folds and gives rise to the back of the seat.
Left, Rio outdoor fabric: the design, which recalls Japanese flowering, is made with a particular weaving technique that makes it similar to a tapestry, by Elitis. Calypso Lounge armchair by Kris Van Puyvelde for Royal Botania with teak base and woven polyethylene back; it also exists in the padded textile version, always outdoor, and is part of a modular seating system.
From the left, the Cross 2-seater sofa, a re-edition of the series by Rodolfo Dordoni for Emu, with a dark blue painted tubular steel structure and interweaving of blue polyester ropes, a tribute to the artisan tradition of the master basket makers of Lake Trasimeno. Panama hammock designed by Ludovica + Roberto Palomba for Talenti, wide and light thanks to the aluminum structure and the intertwining of synthetic nautical ropes, here in the red version. Carlotta armchair designed in 1967 by Afra & Tobia Scarpa, presented in the Cassina 2021 Collection in the new outdoor version, is developed in collaboration with Tobia Scarpa. The seat is large and welcoming and the refined workmanship of the teak takes up the same innovative system of joints and comb joints of the original model. The support ropes are hand-woven and the support cushions are padded with 100% recycled PET fiber.
From left, Sunray armchair with steel frame covered with ecru-colored woven rope, natural teak top and cushions in white Grenada fabric, designed by Rodolfo Dordoni for Minotti. The family includes an armchair, sofa, chaise-longue, loveseat, daybed with reclining backrest and coffee tables. Kasbah modular sofa by Davide Lopez Quincoces for Living Divani in solid teak wood on which the cushions rest and on which the rollers that act as armrests or headrests are set.
Venexia armchair, designed by Luca Nichetto for Ethimo, inspired by the functional elegance of the furnishings of the late nineteenth century. The dark gray structure, reminiscent of ancient railings, is formed by a harmonious scan of thin aluminum strips modeled thanks to the use of ad hoc molds. The formal result is a seat with important proportions, visually light, but which conveys a feeling of solidity and sturdiness. The cushions are made with recycled materials and 100% outdoor textile covering. The collection includes lounge armchair, sofa, chaise longue and coffee tables with top in lava stone or enamelled terracotta.
In the foreground, the Bomm outdoor bench designed by AdriAn Blanc for Sitland (MIG Group) is part of a modular indoor and outdoor system of functional seats and accessories with a red metal tubular structure that creates infinite combinations. With removable cover, it is eco-friendly, completely disassembled to reduce the impact on the environment. Above, Chopstick armchair by Paola Navone for Janus et Cie, characterized by a macro intertwining in handmade olefin in the three colors purple aubergine, peacock green and pepper gray (in the photo), the seat has the shape of an egg or a basket supported by small steel rods with a wider foot so as not to sink into the grass. The collection includes seats and a modular oval table. Mangrove outdoor fabric to be used as a curtain or covering combines a floral layering inspired by the African continent and a batik structure, it is in water-repellent and light-resistant acrylic, Christian Fischbacher.
Left, Doga armchair by Raffaello Galiotto for Nardi in completely recyclable fiberglass resin, inspired by the theme of the slat revisited in a contemporary key and with a new color palette, here in the Marsala color version. On the right Peter armchair with burnished finish stainless steel structure and seat and backrest woven with beige polypropylene cord, designed by Antonio Citterio for Flexform.
In the foreground, charpoy Guna, traditional Indian sun loungers with low and wide proportions, reinterpreted by Chiara Andreatti for Gervasoni with nautical ropes manually woven to the treated wood structure on which textile cushions in recycled polyester fibers rest. Behind, Laze rocking chair, designed by Gordon Guillaumier for Roda, conceived as a “leisure” seat thanks to the wide and enveloping seat and the high backrest. The tubular shell, in stainless steel, is the frame on which the polyester filaments are stretched, expertly strung, to create an ergonomic seat (with optional cushions). Here in the new version with rustic structure and with completely recycled Twist Rose straps and cords.
Styling Carolina Trabattoni - Photo Max Rommel