Spruce up your backyard space with these stylish and functional additions.
Love the soothing rock of a hammock? Hanging Zomes are the luxury upgrade. Designed by KODAMA, their shape and movement are inspired by dynamic motion and natural geometry. Unlike hammocks or swings, the zomes hang from a single overhead point, creating smooth, gentle, unrestricted motion.
Available through kodama.is
Music and glowing lights bring a lot to a party. The UMA Sound Lantern, a portable light-speaker hybrid from Pablo, sets the perfect atmosphere for your backyard or patio. The sculptural fixture boasts a leather strap for carrying, LED technology, a wireless speaker to create 360 degrees of light and sound, touch-sensitive volume control, Bluetooth connection and a light control dial. Consider it the modern equivalent of a campfire with built-in stereo.
Available through Gabriel Ross
Add privacy and a touch of style to your outdoor living spaces with a detailed screen from Island-based Core Landscape Products. These repeat-patterned privacy screens add beauty to your home, garden or deck. Best of all, they are easy to install and require minimal maintenance. The range includes art deco inspired looks, along with designs by Coast Salish artist Noel Brown of the Snuneymuxw First Nation. Or get a custom screen made in the pattern of your choice.
Available through coreglow.ca
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Locally designed and produced, Dodeka’s contemporary outdoor furniture can be customized with their vast range of high-quality fabrics and exclusive frame colours. The Fugue seating collection, which includes this loveseat, melds geometric lines, luxuriant comfort and robust outdoor materials. Dodeka’s heated-seat option is the world’s first and only integration of outdoor furniture and heated seat cushions.
Available through Design District Access
The outdoor version of Roche Bobois’s Mah Jong sofa is as striking and as versatile as its indoor counterpart. The sectional starts with three basic elements that can be combined or stacked, allowing for limitless options of composition — it can be an armchair, sofa, lounge chair or bed; a stylish space in which to socialize, rest and lounge.
Available through Roche Bobois in Vancouver