Cinde Ingram -- Casual Living, July 1, 2009
The Emu Advanced Collection debuted last month at NeoCon as a result of a partnership of Italian indoor/outdoor furniture manufacturer Emu and Coalesse, maker of premium live/work furnishings. Well-suited for the home, garden and a range of contract settings, the line includes contemporary designs: Heaven by Jean-Marie Massaud, Re-Trouve by Patricia Urquiola, Ivy by Paola Navone, Cross by Rodolfo Dordoni, and Round by Christophe Pillet.
Part of Shady Lady's Oasis Line, the Buca Collection features Viro all-weather wicker and drum shades of Sunbrella fabrics along with an inner shade diffuser to disperse the light evenly for an ambient glow. The large and small bottle shapes can be specified for hard wire or plug in applications.
The Wave Sunboard Beach Lounge from the Sunweave line distributed by Terra Furniture provides an inviting shape for the pool or the backyard. It also stacks for storage when not in use.
Tropitone's modular Evo woven group drew attention during its debut at the Hospitality Design Expo in May. Tropitone plans to introduce more new products at this month's Casual Preview Show.
Nautica brings design influence from classic racing yachts to its Harbor Heights dining group, showing off the clean look and simple colors of a nautical lifestyle.