Spanish Outdoor Luxury | Kettal

In the last ten years Kettal has developed their lifestyle brand into a world-class contemporary line. Acquiring the necessary subsidiaries to produce an eclectic and well-rounded outdoor collection, they have collaborated with some of the industry’s top designers.

Established in Barcelona in 1964 with a focus on bringing quality outdoor furniture to the market, in 2005 they achieved the ISO 9001 certification in production and management.

The Kettal factory(left) is located 65 km south of Barcelona, in the municipality of Bellvei.


The most current release is the BITTA series(above) by Rodolfo Dordoni. Design as a nest to cradle the user, the weave is built of polyester bands that allow air to circulate through the structure. The name BITTA comes from the Italian word for ‘mooring’.
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B&B Italia Outdoor

As the weather starts to warm and summer draws nearer, we all start to spend more time outdoors. This includes barbeques with friends and family or just plain relaxing alone on our balconies, decks and patios.

B&B Italia has some of the most beautifully designed and exquisitely built outdoor furniture to make you feel like you’re at a top class resort while being at home.

Springtime Collection

If you’re into warm minimal design and spectacular craftsmanship than this is for you. Designed by Jean- Marie Massaud the line has soft organic tables made from Crystal Plant mixed with dramatic day beds and chaises and sofas. The frames are made from aluminum and are powder coated in a weather proof polyester for years of durability, there is even a weather proof Mahogany table top.

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Featured Promotion 2010

Take advantage of further discounts on designer lighting by FLOS.

Above from left to right the Spun Floor lamp  by Sebastian Wrong (in multiple colors and sizes), the Miss K  table lamp by Philippe Starck (part of a wide family of lights), and the modern Nebula chandelier lamp by Joris Laarman.

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Above left the new TAB reading light by Barber & Ogersby. On the right the new ONCE light by Piero Lissoni using the same materials as the older Viscontea and Zepplin.

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MOROSO Showroom 2009 by Ron Arad


As a bit of a precursor to the next post, I visited the New York showroom of Moroso which were artfully decorated by sculptor/designer Ron Arad. Many original works were on display including the first pieces that he brought to his meeting with Patrizia Moroso. Glossy metallic creations mixed in with the production upholstery pieces in Moroso’s collection made for a rich and colorful showroom.

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The works of Ron Arad are truly amazing and there are many production models available in all sorts of price ranges from hats, cans, sofas, and lighting. Next post will be some great images of his MoMA exhibit.


Misfits Sofa System – Ron Arad

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MOCO LOCO Post – B&B Italia


We haven’t had a chance to experience these new outdoor pieces by Patricia Urquiola in our store yet but Moco Loco has posted some very nice detail shots of the Crinoline series.

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Curvaceous forms wrapped by natural fibers, beautiful for indoor and out.

A striking contrast to the clean lines of the Springtime series, two strong collections for the second year of B&B Italia Outdoor.