Outdoor Living Systems/Accessories
British design firm, Splinterworks (Bath, UK) has made a mark in the watershaping world by reimagining waterslides. Taking a truly daring design approach, the company combines form and function into structures that are as much works of sculptural art as they are pieces of poolside play equipment. ...
Solus Décor (New Westminster, BC) makes its longstanding Hemi Fire Bowls in three sizes and in a classic hemispherical design. The pits feature ‘cross-jet’ gas burners rated at 60,000 to 108,000 btus, using natural gas or liquid propane with manual or electronic start options. The Hemi 26, 36 and 48 models are fully certified CSA, ANSI, and CE. Learn more here.
Hayneedle (Omaha, NE) makes the Vivere Polyester Original Hanging Dream Chair. It features a powder-coated steel frame and weather-resistant poly spun polyester seat material in a choice of colors, a built-in 46-inch canopy and two inches of foam for poolside comfort and lounging and features a sturdy design and outdoor durability. Read more
Heatgene (Sterling, VA) makes free-standing outdoor showers. The unit pictured here is designed for both commercial and residential use, with a stainless steel shower head, round hand shower with hose in the middle, with a one-way or diverter for head shower or hand shower. Food-grade silicone nozzles helps reduce hard water deposit build-up on the showerhead, making it easier to clean and maintain. It delivers high-power water delivery, even when water pressure is low for a smoother, gentler, more luxurious showering experience To learn more, click here.
Kingsley Bate (Manassas, Va.) offers the Quogue collection of all-weather wicker outdoor furniture, made upholstered seating, eliminating the need for a cushion. The upholstery is made from durable, easy-to-care-for Batyline mesh. Seats are gently padded with quick-drying reticulated foam and typically dry in as little as 20 minutes after rainfall, the company says. To learn more, click here.
The Outdoor Plus line of Fire Towers includes an array of fire features that take up no more than two-feet of floor or deck space. The small foot print is coupled with varying heights and sculptural designs. Each unit is handmade from materials including galvanized or corten steel with a variety of finishes. They include propane storage and many designs require no fire glass. No assembly is required. Read more here.
Thermory USA’s barrel saunas are larger than standard barrel saunas. With a diameter of more than seven feet, the interior is designed for a greater height for standing and deeper benches for laying down. Plus, thermal modification ensures the wood is never too hot to sit on, the company says. Read more here.
Forever Bamboo (San Diego, Calif.) manufacturers traditional bamboo Tiki huts and palapas. Made using traditional material, including bamboo posts and thatched roofs, the huts are also fire and insect retardant with material that is all sustainably resourced. They come ready to assemble in standard sizes and can also be custom made. For details click here.
My Pool Signs (Lodi, Calif.) offers a line of humorous pool signs that are designed to humorously convey important health and safety messages. The aluminum signs last at least 10 years the company says, with a variety of messages that discourage peeing in the pool or the use of glass containers, while others clarify rules regarding skinny dipping and bathing-suit optional areas. For details, click here.