Palapa Structures (Los Angeles, CA) specializes in palapa and tiki-hut structures in a variety of formats featuring one- to four-pole configurations and sizes ranging from seven- to 12-feet across. Made with a double layer of thatch and four-section steel frame assemblies, the covers come with African reed, bamboo or SynthThatch – or as snap-on panels. For details, click here.
Maluna (La Crescent, MN) offer the Unhinged Cooler, an advanced ice-chest featuring a proprietary hinge design that allows full perimeter tensioning of the cover for durable, reliable performance. Designed to keep ice frozen up to 23 percent longer than standard coolers, the units are intended for heavy-duty use in a range of outdoor settings. For details, click here.
Klipsch (Hope, Ariz.) makes its AW-650 outdoor speaker for poolside and other outdoor settings. The high-sensitivity unit offers clear, clean highs with a wide-range horn tweeter, handles lots of power and features a paintable, UV-resistant ABS enclosure with a rustproof aluminum grille, a C-style mounting bracket and stainless steel hardware. For details, click here.
Aquatica USA (Miami, Fla.) has introduced Aquatica Gamma 515, a freestanding outdoor shower made of 316L stainless steel. Designed for cold-water rinsing, the unit features push-tap operation that delivers 20 to 25 seconds of cold water and then shuts off automatically. A hot-water mixing system is also available as an option. For details, click here.
Splinter Works (Somerset, United Kingdom) has combined the functionality of a bathtub with the comfort and shape of a hammock to create a line of unique vessels called Hammock Baths. Made of layered carbon fiber and foam, the vessels are designed for easy access and can be adapted to a variety of architectural and interior styles. For details, click here.
The Outdoor Great Room Co. (Burnsville, MN) offers the Havenwood, a gas fire-pit table that features contemporary style with ease of use. The textured top is made of stone-grey Everblend, and there’s a powder-coated gray metal base for a clean and durable look. Every tabletop is handcrafted with variations in color, texture and pattern. For details, click here.
S.R. Smith (Canby, OR) fabricates the Artisan Series of hand rails, stair rails and ladders for pool and spa applications. Designed to bring an elegant, custom look for any poolscape, the 304 or 316L stainless steel units work easily into new construction or retrofits, can be powder-coated to match color schemes and come in pairs or as single rails. For details, click here.
USA Shade (Coppell, TX) offers three-, four- and five-point sails that provide shade with a modern, innovative look. Intended for commercial as well as residential applications, the systems use varying column heights allow the fabric to conform to unique profiles and looks, creating stylish ways to offer shade while accentuating a poolscape’s aesthetics. For details, click here.
Pebble Technology (Scottsdale, AZ) outdoor products are designed to align the quality and luxury of the company’s pool finishes with customized décor features. The line includes a range of water, fire, and planter bowls, fire pits and scuppers – all available in multiple forms, colors and finishes to elevate outdoor spaces with classic design accents. For details, click here.
Bradford Products (Leland, NC) manufactures heated loungers that provide warm relaxation for a variety of luxury environments. Often positioned in multiples near a vitality pool or hot tub, the units are finished with custom-tiled surfaces that can be made to match any design while providing a hygienic addition to a day spa, resort or residence. For details, click here.
Sunbrero Products (Irving, TX) has introduced an in-pool umbrella that doesn’t require a built-in stanchion. Once the structural base is submerged in water, inserting the pole is all it takes to provide shade where it’s wanted or needed most. Engineered for stability in all conditions, the pole also features a height-adjustable refreshment holder. For details, click here.
Crystal Fountains (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) manufactures the NEJ100 Evaporative Cooling Jet – a stainless steel unit that produces an inch-and-a-half-diameter water column that arches up from a flush-mounted position on a deck. The 37 holes produce evaporative cooling for deck areas, with discharge streams angled for maximum cooling effect. For details, click here.
Hearth Products Controls (Kettering, OH) has launched Evolution 360, a fire-and-water feature for residential or commercial applications. Designed to add the sound of flowing, LED-lit water to flickering flames, the durable, weather-resistant, self-contained units come fully assembled and include water filters, switch controllers, water levelers and more. For details, click here.