From a canasta lounger to curl up in to a stool to sink into, each of these furnishings is designed for doing nothing—in style.
By Janine Stankus
July 19, 2018
It’s summertime, and living easy is top-of-mind. While you’re dreaming up your ideal day, remember that furniture is an important part of setting the stage. Here, we detail pieces that prioritize function and comfort, and are imbued with pure imagination. Each promotes ultimate repose—at home or poolside—while transporting users to a whole new headspace.
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3. Marrakesh bench, Coolican and Company
These multipurpose stools are designed in collaboration with Parisian textile and fashion designer Calla Haynes. The tops, made from colorful hand-twisted fabric scraps from French fashion houses, are attached to oak frames and reference the souks of Morocco—their origin of inspiration.
5. Poolside canasta, Studio Como
This elegant outdoor sofa is made for all-day lounging (with an optional canopy for shade). Designed by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia, it is intended to envelop and protect sitters while creating a connection to its surrounding environment.
8. BLOC sun bench, Vestre Outdoor furniture company Vestre brings refined reclining to the public arena with this handsome bench built for two. A collaboration between Scandinavian designers Atle Tveit and Lars Tornøe, it features a pine seat and backrest and a vibrant powder-coated steel base.