Veneman Chair Collections
The Fifth Avenue stacking chair, made of cast aluminum, was specified and styled by Beyer Blinder Belle for the outdoor cafes in New York’s Rockefeller Center. The chair stacks eight high and is available in any of Veneman’s finishes. Veneman Collections, 5 Marconi, Irvine, CA 92618.
Outdoor/ indoor furniture collection
Brown Jordan: The weather-resistant stainless-steel construction of the Nxt chair makes it suitable for indoor or outdoor use. Its modern lines and seamlessly welded joinery are enhanced by its reflective high-sheen luster and soft-hand finish. Brown Jordan, 140 Pine Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802.
Giati: Designed by Mark Singer, the Palazzio collection of outdoor/indoor furniture is made of plantation-grown teak and French Beaumaniere limestone. The coffee table measures 13 in. high by 29 in. wide by 29 in. deep, and the limestone top is available in a variety of textures and colors. Giati, 614 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101.
Summit: The first pieces in the Charter Collection of stainless-steel and plantation-grown teak furniture include a dining chair, a lounge chair, and an occasional table. The ST282 stacking lounge chair (shown) measures 24 in. wide by 25 in. deep by 31 in. high. Summit, 5 Harris Court, Monterey, CA 93940.
Richard Schultz: The designer’s classic Petal Tables, first produced for Knoll in 1960, have been recently reissued. Available as an end or coffee table, they are made of vertical grain mahogany petals and a base of aluminum, steel, and iron. Richard Schultz, 800 Gravel Pike, P.O. Box 96, Palm, PA 18070. www.richardschultz.com.
Barlow Tyrie: The newest additions to the Mission line–a single and a double chaise–are available in teak with a natural or interior finish. The all-weather cushions are offered in Forest Green, White Sand, Pepper, and Classic Blue. The double chaise (shown) measures 81 1/2 in. long by 61 1/4 in. wide by 15 1/8 in. high (seat). Barlow Tyrie, 1263 Glen Avenue, Moorestown, NJ 08057.
Armchair and Star bar stool
Florentine Craftsmen: The Squirrel armchair and Star bar stool are made of cast aluminum. The chair is 32 in. high by 23 in. wide by 22 in. deep; the stool is 40 in. high by 20 in. wide by 24 in. high (seat). Florentine Craftsmen, 46-24 28th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101.
Weatherend: The Weatherondack dining table, with a 60-in.-long dining surface, is constructed from mahogany using mortise-and-tenon joinery bonded with a marine-grade epoxy. The table is finished with Awlgrip, a durable polyurethane used on yachts, and is also available in natural teak or mahogany and custom colors. Weatherend, 6 Gordon Drive, Rockland, ME 04841.
Crestmark: The Breeze cafe chair combines the look of wicker and rattan with the easy maintenance of aluminum mesh. Also in the collection are tables, chaise longues, benches, gliders, and bar stools, all offered in an array of frame finishes. Crestmark, International Market Square, 275 Market Street, Suite 423, Minneapolis, MN 55405.