Here are a few of the products our editors voted as trends-in-the-making for pools, backyards, and beyond.
Specifically designed for high-end resorts and spas but also perfect for home fashion, the Horizon Chaise Loungers are designed to quickly and easily be transformed into double loungers or larger daybeds by simply putting one or more together. Plus, the marine grade 316L stainless steel backrest supports ensure a high resistance to rust stains. Practically maintenance-free, the loungers are stackable for ease in cleaning or temporary storing and come with Quick Dry Foam cushions. www.westminsterteak.com
Simplicity is beauty, and the union of a hand-crafted stone feature with fire is a great aesthetic add-on to a pool or garden pond, or as a free-standing display in a patio or courtyard. Hand-hewn from white quartz, the Candelere takes full design advantage of the mineral’s translucent effects when illuminated by an interior array of white LEDs. The Marquetry Inlay technique adds texture and reflectivity to the exterior of the 14.5-inch square or 17-inch round models. www.grandeffectsinc.com
Gazebos, especially screened-in versions, are great ways to enjoy the great outdoors, and Fifthroom.com manufactures a variety of sizes and shapes, including the 10-foot by 20-foot., vinyl Elongated Hexagon Belle gazebo with cedar shake shingles. This model shows a classic cupola, a gray composite deck, a vinyl-finished ceiling, and 6-inch round fluted columns. Fifthroom also crafts other gazebos and outdoor structures with cedar and treated pine. www.fifthroom.com
To produce this piece, Vita Nova Mosaics took inspiration from a client’s dream vacation in the Greek Isles. Utilizing Tiffany-style stained glass from Spectrum Glass, the Vita Nova designers created this unique design based on an Aegean Blue color palette, design style, and architectural genre. Vita Nova’s art department and design team has years of experience interpreting and transforming a vision into a one-of-a-kind mosaic masterpiece. All designs and fabrications are created in-house and proudly made in America. www.vita-nova.com
The iconic Tessera collection by Oceanside Glasstile is the essence of raw beauty and reflects an Old World sophistication. Inspired by the Hearst Castle, this tile reflects a timeless glamour through hand-cut rustic edges. Available in 1-inch by 1-inch., 1-inch by 2-inch, and 2-inch by 2-inch tiles as well as 13 unique patterns, there are a myriad of versatile blends as well custom gradient options. www.glasstile.com
Decks for All Seasons
Coral Stone USA imports and produces elegant coral stone tiles and slabs for pool decks, swimming pool coping, coral blocks, and pavers that are not only luxuriantly beautiful, but which are also hard-wearing and able to handle all types of weather, traffic, accidental drops, and pool spills. Coral Stone’s most popular products are those made from coralina, imported exclusively from some of the best quarries in the Dominican Republic. www.coralstoneusa.com