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Step Out to Spring with Sensory Overload


There are times when looking at some of the latest colors available in modern outdoor furniture literally makes you want to eat them up! Vibrant and tantalizing in blueberry blues, sherbet orange, raspberry purples, strawberry reds, lemony yellow and sparkling lime greens are design delicious eye candy. Since we can’t quite actually eat them as much as we might fantasize about it, they are a great and colorful echoing of Nature’s abundant palette of colors.

The new line by Modani, the “Design of Love” series might just be what you are looking for if you want mouth-watering flavors translation; colors from which to choose from. With eccentric baroque styling’s, the series featuring the “Queen of Love” is wonderfully a bit over the top in terms of exuberance and detailing. What an incredible fun and interesting way to add to your outside room! Available in a wide range of playful colors, consider mixing and matching both colors and pieces.

With the naming of the pieces keeping in the theme of royalty, indoor/outdoor cocktail tables become the “Duke of Love” and storage containers, “Joker of Love’. As with any well thought out design idea scale is also addressed allowing for a “Little Queen of Love” and a “Little Princess Ottoman,” cute! making any little girl feel extra special. Play time pieces to heighten the imagination.

Designed by the Italian team of Graziano Moro and Renato Pigatti, the reaction to the launch of the line in the New York City, Los Angeles and Miami showrooms as been favorable, adding a new dimension of possibilities in modern furniture design for the outdoors. With the delicious arrays of color choices, it is in keeping with the energy of the color of 2012 selected by Pantone, Tangerine Tango.

“Reminiscent of the radiant shadings of a sunset, Tangerine Tango marries the vivaciousness and adrenaline rush of red with the friendliness and warmth of yellow, to form a high-visibility, magnetic hue that emanates heat and energy.” Spirited and vibrant, echoing the renewed vigor forged in the marriage of design and application.

Comfort and ease of maintenance should always be a high priority when selecting any outdoor seating and furniture. The point is to enjoy being outside not preparing to enjoy being outside so keep it simple. This line is so perfect for this. Made of highly recyclable polyethylene, it is a breeze to keep clean with no cushions to worry about. Add a “Pot of Love” that serves as either a champagne bucket or planter, and fun just went to a whole new level. Add a couple of large, oversized umbrellas with a striped pattern to keep things from matching and an overhead string or two of LED lights that dance delicately in the breeze for a transformative atmosphere that provides for a “mini” vacation in your own backyard. Who says you have to stray far from home to feel rejuvenated?

Personalize the pieces with touches that are collected from your own trips. Vases and pottery containers can hold seashells from that exotic ocean-side retreat or pinecones from your hiking trip in the nearby mountains.

Who said practical and eccentric can’t live together? With marvelous swirls on oversized arm rests and its ample size which can easily be the dreamy jumping off point for more design inspiration, it will also hold its own against scratches and the sun, nicely provided by its UV coated fade resistant full through color.

So, as you enjoy relaxing in your lap of luxury, drinking in the outside world’s sensory overload – smile,; tomorrow  you can also buy the blue and the yellow  and the pink “Queen of Love” chair. So much fun to have, so little time!




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