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Small armchairs en plein air

Design for the poolside, the countryside or the garden is all about relaxation and comfort, yet without compromising on elegance. Outdoor activities, from reading to resting to moments of conviviality and sharing, are enriched with a refined and sophisticated touch.

The small armchairs designed by the most prestigious outdoor brands are comfortable, compact, with shades that are in perfect harmony with nature. And so are the materials that make up these seating solutions, also in tune with nature: high quality, weather resistant pieces of furniture, made with innovative and environmentally friendly technology.

Cassina561 Trampoline
Trampoline - Cassina

Patricia Urquiola's outdoor life is a combination of rounded lines and playful colours. Hers is a comfortable, enveloping yet sophisticated design made for relaxation. The Trampoline outdoor armchair created for Cassina is all of the above and much more, as it is made with innovative and completely Made in Italy materials, that are also environmentally friendly. A hand-braided polypropylene and nylon rope backrest, cushions with 100% recycled fibre batting, painted stainless steel frame with RFM® panels - a recycled and recyclable fibreglass finished by hand.

Cassina 473 Dine Out
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Once again for Cassina, once again for comfort and relaxation, but this time the design is by Rodolfo Dordoni. The Dine Out armchair is made of solid teak wood, with a natural finish that makes it perfect for outdoor use. Hand braided polypropylene rope embellish the backrest and armrests, while the two upholstered pieces are covered with water-repellent fabric: one fixed to the wooden slats and lets the frame show through, together with the other double-stitched upholstery on the backrest.

Dine Out - Cassina
DedonMbrace Club
Mbrace - Dedon

With the Mbrace collection for Dedon, Sebastian Herkner offers an unconventional, captivating vision of poolside furniture, reminiscent of oriental landscapes. The Mbrace Club Chair "captures the spirit of barefoot luxury" - so says the brand that produces it - with confidence that yet again does not compromise on elegance. The wicker structure, with its voluminous cushions, promises softness.


Compact, playful, ideal for adding an extra place to your outdoor space for your moments of sharing and conviviality. The Dala Club Chair is by Stephen Burks, designed for Dedon with a powder-coated frame of aluminium mesh in which threads of a revolutionary, eco-friendly fiber are woven. The upholstered, weather resistant cushions further enhance its rounded figure. Available in different warm shades that fit perfectly and harmoniously with the colours of nature.

Dala - Dedon
Himba - Baxter

Small, but only for its dimensions, as the feelings the Himba armchair manages to evoke are way more grandiose and magnificent. Roberto Lazzeroni designed it for Baxter to create exotic atmospheres, journeys to distant lands and safaris, while maintaining a highly refined class. The cushion, which has a removable cover and is made of single-density polyurethane foam, rests on natural, solid Iroko wood, sandblasted with an oil finish. The continuity between the legs, backrest and armrests is carefully designed to embrace you perfectly.

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It is said that Pierre Paulin knows how to break boundaries and that his concept of seating is pioneering. His Pacha Lounge Chair for Gubi transfers this philosophy to the outdoors as well, making the garden it inhabits both enchanting and modern. It has a sculptural presence that simultaneously conveys a feeling of softness, as if with Pacha it were possible to sit on clouds - the same ones that inspired its shape. It is separated from the ground by a circular, swivelling base, barely noticeable, again emphasising its ethereal lightness.

Pacha - Gubi
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Pablo - B&B Italia

Pablo by Vincent Van Duysen for B&B Italia is ideal for outdoor spaces, creating the perfect balance between aesthetics and technology. The supporting structure made of teak consists of an uninterrupted line, while the back, attached to removable rods, is designed to facilitate the maintenance of wood and the care of fabrics. The deep seat and generous padding, almost resembling a mattress, make it extremely comfortable.

KettalGiro Club
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Pure lines and a pleasant feel: the Giro Club armchair creates warm and convivial atmospheres both indoors and outdoors. Vincent Van Duysen's design for Kettal can be seen in the refined look of the armchair, the result of the harmonious combination of different materials - rope, wood, and fabric. Making it even more precious is the careful craftsmanship of the teak and rope on the back and armrests.

Giro  - Kettal
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Sunrise - Manutti

Matthew Townsend designed it to be versatile and robust. Manutti's Sunrise collection, and its lounge chairs in particular, is perfect in the countryside, on a yacht, or in an elegant, state-of-the-art hotel. Whatever space you decide to furnish, the important thing is that it is outdoors. Available with two different finishes: brushed teak that makes it warmer, dark teak that focuses more on boldness.

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A lounge collection designed by the Zanellato/Bortotto studio for Ethimo. The Rotin lounge armchair, like the entire series, draws inspiration from the Asian world, where bamboo is the protagonist among the materials that make up outdoor furniture. The frame is in pickled teak and the upholstery has covers suitable for outdoor use. The fancy design, vibrant in colour, creates a warm and cosy outdoor space.

Rotin - Ethimo

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