Whimsical Outdoor Furniture
Fanciful figures in primary hues release your inner child
1. This sea creature-inspired umbrella rotates 360 degrees for a full day of shade. Stingray parasol, Tuuci, through The Patio Shoppe, Wilton, 203-544-7022, patioshoppe.net, tuuci.com. 2. Designed by John Dickinson, the Hoofed table is as lighthearted as it is durable in glass fiber-reinforced concrete. We’re game! Sutherland Furniture (T), through the David Sutherland Showroom (T), D&D, 212-871-9717, sutherlandfurniture.com. 3. The Sol y Luna lounge chair is an adaptation from Dan Johnson’s 1954 Gazelle Collection. Originally offered in wood or bronze, it is now made in cast aluminum by Brown Jordan. Design Within Reach, Stamford, 203-614-0787, dwr.com. 4. Designer of Iglooplay (a children’s furniture line) Lisa Albin brings her taste for fun to adults with Offi’s Mod lounger. Offered in six colors, a discreet drain allows for easy drying. Available through Pure Design, puredesignonline.com, offi.com. 5. For quick additional patio or balcony seating, Room & Board’s comfy pouf is an ideal choice. Marco pouf in granite, NYC, 212-334-4343, roomandboard.com. 6. Your backyard will undergo its own metamorphosis with Roche Bobois’s Cocoon double lounge chair. Its Italian acacia-wood frame doubles as abstract art. NYC, 212-889-0700, roche-bobois.com. 7. Studio Job designed this Gothic Chair for a Netherlands museum, crafting the classic shape in brightly colored rotation-molded plastic and contrasting upholstery buttons. Moooi through Super Orange, NYC, 646-416-6248, moooi.com.