En plein air: ideas and novelties to experience our outdoor spaces
Spring has come. It’s time to prepare and rethink our outdoor spaces to enjoy the domestic greenery and plan many of the activities that can be done outdoors during the next Sprin/Summer season. Discover our outdoor proposals!
The experience of the pandemic pushes us to re-evaluate outdoor spaces, transferring much of our daily life outside the home, in the garden or on the terrace. This space has being redesigned for our safety and well-being. Design helps us to build or transform the outdoors according to logics that can be both aesthetic and functional, improving the experience of life en plein air and our physical and psychological well-being. Overcoming the traditional models of outdoor architecture and furnishing, the new trends respond to the desire of transfering also to the home greenery a style and taste that reflects the hosts, as happens for the interiors. Functional products for everyone, including children and animals.
More and more versatile and innovative, original and sustainable, this outdoor proposals accompany us in transforming, reinterpreting or creating a green space to enjoy every moment of daily life.
Architectural elements that redefine the identity of the exteriors according to the trends and the innovative capacity of the different brands. The protagonist are the different used materials, some traditionally used for houses and buildings external spaces, others instead surprising because we would not expect. For example outdoor wallpapers, that decorate and enliven the skin of buildings, transforming the facades into canvases.
Béton Brut by TAPLAB
An experiment inspired by brutalism, an architectural derivation of modernism, that is representative of a me hen architecture as innovative, creative and aspirational. Taplab presents Beton Brut, the collection of outdoor wallpapers designed by Barbara Lisi and realized in Fiberglass – Lab_Glassfiber – specifically designed and created to be used in damp area such as bathroom or kitchen, and outdoor. Applied with a double layer of waterproof protective resin.
Our open-air living area
Small or large, in the city, in the countryside or by the sea: our garden reflects the inside of the house, a real open-air living area that has to be easy and functional, as well as beautiful and comfortable. Armchairs and sofas, poufs and chaise longues, tables and chairs. In a wide range of contemporary or retro-style design furnishings, materials are still the protagonist: from the most natural like wood or marble, to the most technological such as metals or advanced and high-performance fabrics.
Bettogli by FRANCHI UMBERTO MARMI
From the quarry that is the symbol of Carrara comes an outdoor collection that enhances all the beauty of marble with clean, minimal elements. The BETTOGLI collection by Franchi Umberto Marmi consists of a sofa, armchair and chaise lounge. Here the elegance of statuary marble literally embraces you thanks to the continuous line of the back and armrest system. Rigorous and essential, this collection emphasises the noble strength of marble and, at the same time, offers an almost unusual comfort, assisted by the seat cushions and furnishings. A warm and exciting embrace welcomes you when you sit on Bettogli.
Oak by BRONZETTO
The essential, soft and enveloping shapes and the materials tell us the story of true manufacturing and artisan excellence, Made in Italy.
And talking about craftsmanship, Bronzetto presents Oak the original collection of outdoor small tables that stands out for both design and workmanship. Here the table top is supported by the accurate reproduction of an oak trunk, entirely made of brass. The careful handcrafted production gives the stem and the branches the characteristics nodosity of the oaks. The roots seem to sprout from the ground, forming a mesh fence that acts as a basis for the item.
The top of the coffee table is available in the classic glass version or made on request of rare natural materials such as fossil wood (in white or black version) and agate.
Auckland by MP
Auckland is collection of coated fabrics designed by MP, Tuscan company with over 60 years of experiece in the production of coated and flocked fabrics and related finishes. This is a product of guaranteed quality, created to allow its use also in outdoor projects and for the nautical sector. It is therefore resistant to different climate conditions, sunlight, deterioration caused by humidity and water, even salt water. It is easily cleanable and maintains the characteristics of softness and brightness. The intensity of the wide range of colours is particularly suitable for contemporary interiors and exteriors. It is an anti-mold and antibacterial product with thebrand Sanitized®.
Outdoor showers solutions
We usually see them poolside to beat the summer heat, but the outdoor showers are also very practical in the garden, on the terrace or under a porch.
Z316 by ZAZZERI
Thanks to the innovative materials used by Zazzeri, the outdoor showers coming from the Z316 collection and made of AISI 316L stainless steel, are versatile and ultra-resistant to corrosion and to UV rays, salt, chlorine and humidity. Steel is a well-known material for its high resistance to corrosion, toughness and its tendency not to interact with the environment. It is a material with marked hygienical qualities and suitable to professional applications, too.
The free-standing shower head is a real shower column for outdoor with two outlets, controlled by two progressive mixers, one of those fulfils the function of foot baths.
As all the Zazzeri shower applications, the Z316 shower heads are equipped with the innovative Flyfall® system Zazzeri patented which allow the water leakage, already oriented downward.
A beautiful and functional light source in your garden is essential to make it usable at any time of the day, decorating the space with a touch of style.
Palm by MARIONI
Among the many furniture and lighting brands, also Marioni declined some of its most iconic indoor lamps in the outdoor version. The PALM lighting collection, designed by La Récréation – P.Angelo Orecchioni Arch., is distinctive for its impressive geometric juxtaposition of ceramic flared elements, whose contrasting colors create an eye-catching piece and gives a strong personality and style to any external architecture.
Made in different sizes, they are available in a wide range of ceramic finishes: a triumph of pleasantly matched colors allows imagination to create fascinating dynamic combinations. Each PALM lamp has a brushed brass base supporting the ceramic structure. A satin spherical glass diffuses a nice warm light.
Timeless by BRONZETTO
Mood light is not less important: wall lamps and lanterns are not just romantic and refined accessories, capable of creating the right atmosphere for special occasions. They can also have decorative functions for plain spaces or walls, or even climb trees creating a magical and chic effect.
Keepers of a charm that has its roots in a very distant past, outdoor lanterns are the right accessory for those who love to be surrounded with details of great effect and an antique flavor. Thus Bronzetto designed Timeless, a collection of brass lanterns specifically treated for the outdoors.
As much as for all the products of this historic Florentine company, it is possible to create customized finishes and version. In addition, this items come with impact-resistant glass, especially created to stay outside at the mercy of atmospheric elements or children playing football !!
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