New and Notable Design Objects from the Hamptons and Beyond: Garden Variety

Great summer design finds

Whether you’re pulling weeds or pouring cocktails, make sure your garden blossoms into a chic, rewarding retreat. This leather-covered watering can and pair of secateurs, for example, prove that luxury doesn’t have to stop at the back door. Secateurs, $98, watering can, $130, at MONC XIII, 40 Madison St., Sag Harbor, 631-808-3333.

Don’t let the summer heat deter you from getting out in the garden. Stay cool with this cheery lightweight sun hat by Roberta Roller Rabbit, available in three bright colors. $50, at Roberta Roller Rabbit, 53D Jobs Ln., Southampton, 631-259-2566. 

Lounge in style on this powder-coated aluminum outdoor chair, originally designed by the quintessential Parisian tastemaker Madeleine Castaing. Made in France, it’s part of a collection found exclusively at Todd Hase Furniture, Inc. $1,856, 848 N. Sea Rd., Southampton, 631-488-4800.

Add a splash of color to the garden with West Elm’s striped terra-cotta pots, available in three sizes and a range of cheerful summery shades. From $8, at West Elm, 760 Montauk Hwy., Bldg. 3, Water Mill, 631-726-6017.

Though great as a decorative or gathering basket, this one-of-a-kind bin can actually be used as a festive planter (it’s perforated at the bottom for drainage). $125, at Marie Eiffel, 13 Grand St., Shelter Island, 212-945-8492. 

These Zee hose reels make messy tangles yesterday’s problem. Available in four different hues. From $295, at Sylvester & Co. at Home, 154 Main St., Amagansett, 631-267-9777.

Available in four lustrous colors, the Icarus ringed ceramic outdoor stool makes an ideal perch for ice-cold lemonade. $575, at Mecox, 257 County Rd. 39A, Southampton, 631-287-5015.

New and notable from the Hamptons and beyond – Garden Variety

Even after the sun goes down, you can still enjoy your outdoor oasis when it’s lit by Brown Jordan’s Urth fire pit. $2,390, at Dodds & Eder, 11 Bridge St., Sag Harbor, 631-725-1175.

Inspired by 19th-century caisses de Versailles planters, this modern white wooden version has iron-hinged sides that allow for easy access. $1,425, at English Country Antiques26 Snake Hollow Rd., Bridgehampton, 631-537-0606.

Finished in antique brass and topped with a jute rope handle, the marine-grade stainless-steel Harris lantern will make your garden glow. From $59, at Thayer’s Hardware & Patio, 2434 Montauk Hwy., Bridgehampton, 631-537-0077.

Radiating industrial charm, this utilitarian galvanized bucket with rope handles can be used for gathering, storage, or even casually displaying your freshly cut blooms. $85, at Ruby Beets, 25 Washington St., Sag Harbor, 631-899-3275.

Restoration Hardware’s Plinth fountain is hand-crafted of steel and bathed in weathered zinc for a rust-proof finish. From $1,495, 69 Main St., East Hampton, 631-907-1300.

Designed by New York– and East Hampton–based West Chin, the FTF Design Studio Corian birdhouse is modeled after one of the architect’s award-winning Long Island beach houses. $575, at West Out East, 25 Newtown Ln., East Hampton, 631-324-3103.

A version of this article appeared in the July 15, 2014 issue of Hamptons Cottages & Gardens with the headline: Summer Stock.