Spring living

On April 9, 2017 · 0 Comments

Niwaki Okasune snips

As the days warm and lengthen, twentytwentyone has a host of fresh designs to help you enjoy outdoor living.

Currently on display at our River Street showroom, our range of classic and contemporary garden furniture includes new designs by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Jasper Morrison and TAF Architects.

Many models are now in stock and available for immediate delivery to your garden.

Palissade by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Hay

Designed by the Bouroullec brothers, Palissade is an extensive family of outdoor furniture formed from linear slatted metal.

Evoking traditional French garden furniture while remaining resolutely contemporary, the Palissade collection includes stools, lounge chairs and benches as well as tables and chairs for outdoor dining.

All Plastic Chair by Jasper Morrison for Vitra

Jasper Morrison’s All Plastic Chair recalls the form of the traditional wooden chair,  but uses new materials and production techniques to offer enhanced comfort, functionality and adaptability.

Cast in dyed-through polypropylene which is sun and water-resistant, the All Plastic Chair may be used both indoors and outside and is available in seven different colours.

Overlap table and benches by TAF Architects

The award-winning Overlap family of outdoor furniture by TAF Architects combines a distinctive folded steel leg system with table tops and bench seats in untreated Western Red cedar wood which will patinate and mature with use.

For the green-fingered, we have a new range of Japanese garden tools to assist you in tending and trimming plants.

Niwaki Okatsune secateursNiwaki weeding hoeLungo watering can by Davy GrosemansPrized in Japan for their strength, sharpness and ease of use, these expertly crafted secateurs, snips and weeding hoes are now available to British gardeners.

Use alongside the Lungo watering can, which has a graceful form inspired by the profile of a traditional enamel coffee pot to bring a dash of wit to the act of watering the plants.

Edge pot by StillebenPlant Box Indoor planter by Ferm livingAtelier Stella hanging plantersIf you wish to bring outdoor greenery inside, our range of pots and containers embraces from simple and striking designs in earthenware and metal as well as hanging pots with a distinct sense of character.

We have also selected garden accessories to bring light and warmth to outdoor spaces, including the best-selling Follow Me rechargeable light.

With an oak handle for portability, this appealing little mushroom-shaped light casts a warm glow over drinks in the garden or picnics further afield.

Follow Me rechargeable light by Inma BermudezFlame firebowl by SkagerakPatina oil lamp by Broberg RidderstraleMeanwhile the Flame firebowl creates fireside atmosphere in gardens and on beaches, and the Patina oil lamp sees a traditional light source for your garden table reconfigured with a sleek modern form.

You can also bring additional life to outdoor spaces by encouraging visitors in the form of birds and insect life.

Neighbirds nest boxTrook bee hotelsVogeli bird feederOur selection of garden accessories includes a geometric contemporary take on the bird nesting box, bee hotels sustainably crafted from fallen trees in Buckinghamshire woodland and captivating copper bird feeders which are sculptural objects in their own right.

Finally, we have a selection of outdoor games to help you take advantage of warmer days.

Corknet table tennis setAkiko petanque setFredericks and Mae Bird kiteChose between a table tennis kit that equips any outdoor table for an impromptu match, a petanque set for a more sedate game of boules or that summer standby – a kite with a bold graphic design.

Whether you wish to get active in the garden or simply sit and bask, our selection is certain to help you make the most of Spring.

Overlap table and benches by TAF ArchitectsView our Spring Living edit in full here.

Outdoor furniture – 5 designs to inspire

On April 21, 2015 · 0 Comments

 

Designer Outdoor Furniture - 5 style ideas - main image

With Spring well on its way, now is the time to update your outdoor space. Our outdoor furniture collection embraces a wide range of design-led, classic and contemporary outdoor seating, garden tables, outdoor benches and loungers. We’ve selected 5 designs to inspire you.

1.UV resistant colour

Vitra Tip Ton Chair - UV

The colourful Tip Ton chair by Barber & Osgerby is now available in a UV resistant version which is has been designed specifically for use outdoors. From a standard horizontal position, Tip Ton can be tilted a few degrees forward where it then stays in place. The forward-tilt sitting position, straightens the back and improves circulation. Tip Ton is extremely durable and stackable making it ideal as outdoor seating. Order by 31st July 2015 to receive a complimentary Jasper Morrison Rotary tray.

2.1966 classic

1966 Outdoor Furniture Collection

The 1966 collection is a range of outdoor furniture designed by Richard Schultz. Schultz has long been part of the Knoll story and is best known for his outdoor furniture designs. After moving to a seaside home in Florida, Florence Knoll asked her design team to create well-designed outdoor furniture that would withstand corrosive seaside air. The result was the 1966 collection which over the years has earned a special place in the world of outdoor furniture and is now regarded as a design classic.

3. Iconic outdoor table

Tulip Outdoor Table

The Tulip table by Eero Saarinen is regarded as an iconic design. Saarinen’s goal was to create a sculptural form and eliminate the ‘slum of legs’. The outdoor table has the same styling and timeless appeal as the indoor. The marble top of the indoor table is replaced by a white acrylic ‘stone’ which is hardwearing and resistant to the demands of being outside. The table features the original heavy moulded cast aluminium tulip base in white or black.

4. Sit and think

Thinking Man's Chair

As its name suggests, the Thinking Man’s Chair is an outdoor lounge chair ideal for relaxation and reflection. The frame is made from tubular metal with slatted seat and back. The armrests feature flat sections for drinks. Available in green, grey, white and terracotta. The terracotta version has an interesting addition – written dimensions in white, as per the original prototype.

5. Store it

Hook Table by Richard Lampert

Exclusive to twentytwentyone, the Hook garden table by Eric Degenhardt for Richard Lampert is a metal side table which offers a multitude of uses. Its compact size means the table slots in anywhere it’s required. Perfect for patios and balconies. As the name suggests the key design feature of Hook is an integral metal loop from which to hang the folded table when not in use. Available in white, grey, yellow, pale green and blue.

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