By Nadia Lionello
Illustrations di Filippo Protasoni

The evolution of outdoor living habits triggers new technological and formal solutions, in tune with the environment.

Lounge elements, carpets, sun cots, all resistant to uv radiation and humidity, are the protagonists of new landscapes of socializing and relaxation in the open air

Infinity lounge module from the line of upholstered components for outdoor use, made with aluminium structure and irregular woven Lightwick fiber in warm gray and warm white; cushions covered in gray or white acrylic fabric. Designed by the Ethimo styling division. Rayn double lounge with light gray aluminium structure painted with a particular electrostatic system, woven with flat and round belting. Legs and armrests in powder-coated aluminium. Cushions in foam covered with Solotex and linen. Designed by Philippe Starck for Dedon. Lawrence chaise longue from the seating component collection, including armchairs, hassocks and a table, with structure in graphite-color cast aluminium and hand weaving in WaProLace synthetic fiber. Removable cushion covers in 100% Tempotest acrylic, in white or dove gray melange. Designed by the Unopiù styling division.
Cosmo indoor-outdoor carpet composed of round parts of different sizes and kinds of workmanship, made by hand with solid-color or two-tone Rope. Designed by CRS Paola Lenti. Orson 008 sun cot in natural teak with ergonomic slats and reclining back. Designed by Gordon Guillaumier for Roda. Mirto cot with manual reclining back, structure in die-cast aluminium, white or dove gray polyester cover. Designed by Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia. Lisa mat in plastic loom-woven thread, in different colors and designs, machine washable. Designed by Lina Rickardsson for Pappelina. Looping rectangular or round carpet made with a single polypropylene cord, twisted and joined with 1600 stitches. Available in four colors. Designed by the Limited Edition styling division in collaboration with Melene Dashorst. Arenzano folding lounger with natural oak structure and lightly padded seat covered in fabric made of 70% paper and 30% cotton, quilted, washable, in ten different colors. Natural wax finish. Designed by Raffaella Mangiarotti and Ilkka Suppanen for Woodnotes. Palin Air lounge chair with structure in oval steel tubing, adjustable in two positions, with Very High Protection treatment for outdoor use, coated with anti-UV powders, and seat canvas in the new striped version. Created by Studio Fermob.
Jakarta sun cot with structure in metal, padded and covered in polyester fabric in a range of colors. Designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Berga. Dozequinze rocking chair with galvanized painted tubular steel structure, elastics for seat and back. Designed by Francesco Sillitti for Gandia Blasco. Daydream outdoor cot with adjustable back, covered in Rope 06, in solid or two-tone versions, directly woven on the structure by hand. Designed by Francesco Rota for Paola Lenti. Arles synthetic fiber carpet for outdoor use, resistant to UV rays, in black, gray or ecru. Designed by Paolo Zani for Warli. Bahama folding lounge chair in steel tubing treated with the “Emu Coat” protection system, featuring Emu-Tex outdoor fabric. Produced by EMU in different color combinations of structure and canvas.
Desert Snow round carpet from the outdoor collection, produced in Batyline® PVC by Tai Ping. Alura ALR 195T relaxation cot in aluminium with finish in texturized black, white or sand, and Batyline® black fabric. The button activates a patented mechanism hidden in the frame that lowers the seat and raises the back and the footrest at the same time. Part of the Outdoor Luxury collection designed by Kris Van Puyvelde for Royal Botania. O/K cot on wheels, fixed or with reclining back, with base in transparent thermoplastic technopolymer, in four colors, combined with Plastilex fabric. Designed by Rodolfo Dordoni for Kartell. Park Life sun cot with wheels, with electro-painted aluminium structure in two standard colors or other shades by request, and Chenilletex PVC fabric. Reclining back with cushion. Designed by Jasper Morrison for Kettal. Agra Sunbed with reclining back, structure in stainless steel covered with synthetic weave, removable cushions with acrylic fabric slipcovers in a range of different colors. Designed by Enrico Franzolini for Accademia. West, from the Loop collection, ultrathin carpet in jute woven by hand on looms. Designed by Deanna Comellini, produced by GT Design.