The furnishings and fabrics on the next few pages create a memorable, inspiring setting that makes it almost impossible to stay indoors.
Contributors: Marisa Cohen, Sonja Hall and Regina Russo
The Gloster brand is not new, though its collections of luxurious outdoor furniture are constantly evolving. The 'Bloc' line is designed by Mark Gabbertas, one of Gloster's premier designers, is a perfect solution to a modern outdoor space. With a host of fabric choices, the clean, geometric lounge furniture has the luxurious feel, contemporary design and quality of workmanship the Gloster name connotes.
Create the ultimate retreat for entertaining, lounging and coveted relaxation using the craftsmanship of Tommy Bahama’s Outdoor Living Collection. Make a statement for serenity with the bold Asian lattice of the Ocean Club Resort Collection, which also includes crushed bamboo tabletops outtfitted with your choice of 175 all-weather, performance fabrics to bring out the luxury and durability of the trusted Tommy Bahama brand.
Jean Paul Gaultier, the illustrious fashion designer with a flair for the unorthodox has released his first collection of furnishing and accessories along with Paris based Interior Decoration brand Lelièvre. With Envol, Tappiserie, Sagesse, Fideles and Twiggy cushions; the collection gets a countryside appearance, the feeling of a picnic on your terrace with a hint of modernity. While Mariniere, Petit Martin and Reversible, cushions with stripes, seem perfect for alfresco seating in an outdoor space- like a terrace, balcony or garden. Morphing or the rose velvet cushion with embroidery is like a statement piece, a perfect fit with the rest of the cushions. Available through Stark Fabric - New York - 212 752 9000
Combining high-end luxury with the latest developments in technology, the Porsche Design Studio brings you the C Seed 201—the world’s largest television, and the next level of innovation for your at-home, outdoor entertainment. Winner of the Red-Dot Product Design “Best of the Best 2012” Award, this device—which extends 15 feet vertically, with a turning radius of up to 270 degrees—has seven LED panels that unfold into 201 inches of top-of-the-line, HD video transmission and project vibrant, high-resolution colors. Finally, surpassing expectations for both functionality and design, when not in use, this state-of-the-art TV folds back up and retreats underground—converting your backyard from neighborhood entertainment venue to private oasis in just a matter of seconds. The unfolding of this masterpiece is entertainment itself. The usual lead time is about 4-5 months and only 25 pieces are made per year so have your Audio Visual team place your order today in time for your summer extravaganza. www.Cseed.tv