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Modern Building and Garden Elements

MODERN STYLE

The late 19th and early 20th centuries saw sweeping social change and major scientific advances — both of which contributed to a new aesthetic: modernism. Rejecting the rigidity of Victorian artistic conventions, modernists sought a new means of expression. References to the natural world and ornate classical embellishments gave way to the sleek simplicity of the Machine Age. Architect Philip Johnson characterized the hallmarks of modernism as “machine-like simplicity, smoothness or surface [and] avoidance of ornament.”

Early practitioners of modernist design include the De Stijl (“The Style”) group, founded in the Netherlands in 1917, and the Bauhaus School, founded two years later in Germany.

Followers of both groups produced sleek, spare designs — many of which became icons of daily life in the 20th century. The modernists rejected both natural and historical references and relied primarily on industrial materials such as metal, glass, plywood, and, later, plastics. While Bauhaus principals Marcel Breuer and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe created furniture from mass-produced, chrome-plated steel, American visionaries like Charles and Ray Eames worked in materials as novel as molded plywood and fiberglass. Today, Breuer’s Wassily chair, Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona chaircrafted with his romantic partner, designer Lilly Reich — and the Eames lounge chair are emblems of progressive design and vintage originals are prized cornerstones of collections.

It’s difficult to overstate the influence that modernism continues to wield over designers and architects — and equally difficult to overstate how revolutionary it was when it first appeared a century ago. But because modernist furniture designs are so simple, they can blend in seamlessly with just about any type of décor. Don’t overlook them.

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Style: Modern
Modern Outdoor Sunbed Waterproof White Fabric/Leather Aluminium Lacquered Legs
Located in Vila Nova de Gaia, PT
Ribbon, outdoor sunbed Contemporary outdoor sunbed made with structure: aluminum, metallic details: nickel plated, upholstery: acrylic fabric Ribbon sunbed has a well-defined Minim...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Stainless Steel

Sun Bubble Hanging Swing Chair Modern Steel In / Outdoor Pink, 21st Century
Located in Johannesburg, ZA
The bubble hanging swing chairs’ round shape creates a cozy feel. The is available in modern patterns that are striking in its visual appeal. The chair has been designed to be ve...
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2010s Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Steel

Modern Waterproof Black Outdoor Sunbed with Aluminium Legs
Located in Vila Nova de Gaia, PT
Ribbon - Outdoor sunbed Contemporary outdoor sunbed made with structure: Black aluminum lacquered, Metallic details: Gold Plated, Upholstery: Acrylic fabric, Pipping: Outdoor synthe...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Building and Garden Elements

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Copper, Stainless Steel

21st Century Modern Twins Outdoors 5-Seat Sofa Handcrafted by Greenapple
Located in Cartaxo, PT
21st Century Contemporary Modern Twins Outdoors 5-Seat Sofa Sunbrella Grey Fabric Handcrafted in Portugal - Europe by Greenapple Twins is an elegant, curved sofa with its own uniqu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Brass

Garden Limestone Coffee Table Set of 2
Located in New York, NY
A pair of sculptural white and beige tables crafted of Lime stone. Suitable for both indoor and outdoor environments.? Short: ø 24" x 15" H Tall: ø 24" x 18" H.
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Limestone

Minimalist Outdoor Lounge Chair, Brazilian Design
Located in Sao Paolo, SP
This outdoor lounge chair or armchair, the multi-finish structure is combined with outdoor fabrics such as the Batyline to create an interesting outdoor solution. Bellow the full Sky...
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2010s Brazilian Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Metal

Set of Lounge Chair and Footstool Outdoor/Indoor Chaise "Dobra" by Filipe Ramos
Located in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
The Dobra outdoor lounge chair is part of the Dobra furniture line which is designed with the concept of a continuous steel bar folded to create legs and frames for the different com...
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21st Century and Contemporary Brazilian Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Aluminum

21st Century Modern Twins Outdoors Chaise Longue Handcrafted by Greenapple
Located in Cartaxo, PT
21st Century Contemporary Modern Twins Outdoors Chaise Longue Sunbrella Grey Fabric Handcrafted in Portugal - Europe by Greenapple Twins is an elegant, curved chaise longue with it...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Brass

Concrete Echelon Planter by OPIARY (D20", H18")
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Opiary is a Brooklyn-based biophilic design and production studio. We integrate nature in each of our designs, incorporating live greenery and organic shapes into bespoke furniture, ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Cement

Solid Wood Arms Chair with Wooden Slats, for the Outside, Outdoor Resistant
Located in Sao Paolo, SP
*Premium Solid woods available : Teak, Feijo and Jequitiba. Been Solid woods, a natural material the veins vary from object to object. Shild Stain  This stain option fells lik...
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2010s Brazilian Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Textile, Wood, Hardwood

Outdoor/Indoor Set of Two Armchairs with a Coffee Table
Located in New York, NY
Contemporary outdoor/indoor coffee table built with resin reinforced fiberglass. This highly resistant material is very durable and requires less maintenance than concrete. The table...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Resin, Fiberglass

Contemporary Style Dining Table for Outdoor Use, Matte White
Located in New York, NY
Handcrafted of reinforced resin and lacquered in white ref. RAL "9227" matte. Unlike concrete, reinforced resin is forceful enough to withstand extreme weather conditions without c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Fiberglass, Resin, Lacquer

Limestone Coffee Table Set of 2 for Indoor and Outdoor Settings
Located in New York, NY
A pair of sculptural beige and grey tables crafted of Lime stone. Suitable for both indoor and outdoor environments. Large: ø 27.5" x 19.7" H Small: ø 14" x 15.7" H. Handcrafted ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Limestone

Floor Waterjet Cut Marble Tiles Available in Different Marbles Combination
Located in London, GB
Waterjet Marble Patterns Delicatissimum BEC1 Crema Marble Embroidered with Artistic Glass Mosaic € 2.950 Delicatissimum BEC3 Azul Bahia Marble Glass; Beige Iridescent, Dama...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Marble

Bronze Contemporary Hook by Henry Wilson
Located in Geneve, CH
Bronze contemporary hook by Henry Wilson The blackened compass hook is made, finished and polished in Sydney, Australia using sand-casted gunmetal bronze. For its size, it can bear ...
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2010s Australian Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Bronze

Door Handle Amazing Design Different Finishes Decorated with Micromosaic
Located in London, GB
Sicis is delighted to welcome you at ‘Home’. The classically inspired extent in contemporary plays an eclectic style, elegant and refined. Interiors express personality. A constant...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Metal, Brass

Outdoor Pedestal Dining Table
Located in New York, NY
Handcrafted of fiber reinforced resin, a forceful material for extreme weather conditions. Lacquered in matte white with protective UV coat. Dimensions (cm): 300 x 130 x 75 Dimen...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Resin, Lacquer, Fiberglass

Qin Planter
Located in NYC, NY
2-Part wheel-thrown planter in white stoneware with red underglaze. The upper part features a drainage hole for optimal plant health, and the glaze-lined base collects excess water.
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2010s American Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Ceramic

Paul Mayen Habitat International Architectural Supplements Aluminum Planter
Located in Opa Locka, FL
Large Paul Mayen habitat international architectural supplements aluminum planter. Original condition with normal wear.
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1980s American Vintage Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Aluminum

Willy Guhl for Eternit Large Rectangular Planter with Handles, circa 1968
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Incredibly gorgeous, this is a rare large rectangular planter with metal handles by Swiss architect Willy Guhl for Eternit, circa 1968, Switzerland. The patina and age on this exa...
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1960s Swiss Vintage Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Concrete

Pair of Tessellated Fossil Stone Planters by Marquis Collection of Beverly Hills
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Glamorous pair of 1980s ‘Acorn’ planters designed by Marquis Collection of Beverly Hills. Constructed of fiberglass covered with tessellated beige fossil stone. Measurements: 21” D...
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1980s American Vintage Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Marble

Patio Furniture Chair Cover
Located in Oak Harbor, OH
This ships free in the Continental US! This patio furniture chair cover is a perfect fit for our Suelo outdoor arm chair or side chair. Our furniture is solid wood and needs proper ...
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2010s American Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Polyester

Modern Outdoor Hanging chair Black Stainless Steel Black Waterproof Fabric
Located in Vila Nova de Gaia, PT
Fable, hanging chair by Myface 21st Century contemporary outdoor hanging chair made with structure: white black lacquered stainless steel, Metallic details: gold plated stainless ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Stainless Steel

Asian Modern Style Brass Garden Stool
Located in New York, NY
Asian Modern style barrel shaped garden stool in brass, with lid and interior storage space. Measures: 18" Height x 15" Diameter.
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Late 20th Century Unknown Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Brass

Folding White Aluminium Outdoor Director's Chair, Made in Italy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (1.8) Folding White Aluminum Outdoor Director's Chair Director's chair in aluminium, finishe...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Aluminum

Handmade Column I Side Table by Victor Ledure
Located in Geneve, CH
Handmade column I side table by Victor Ledure Dimensions: W 34 x 42 H cm Materials: Clay Reimagining the past and reshaping our future The Column I series brings back archite...
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2010s Belgian Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Clay

Double Sided 1940s Porcelain Enamel Public Phone Sign
Located in Garnerville, NY
Porcelain enamel round Public Phone sign, circa 1940-1950. Round double side flanged sign with grommets that would attach the sign to a phone booth. Wear commensurate with age and ex...
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1940s American Vintage Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Metal, Enamel

Animal Sculpture, The Wire Marching Bear by Bend Goods, Peachy Pink
Located in Ontario, CA
The Marching Bear is designed to stand. And comes in a variety of colors! This cute little sculpture of a bear is the perfect gift for a loved one.
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2010s Unknown Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Metal

Ascribed Bruce Goff Copper Fireplace Vent-Hood from Round House Dallas
By Bruce Goff
Located in Hudson, NY
ascribed to architect Bruce Goff but never confirmed house very large original vent hood , designed in Dallas 1962. Solid copper and brass.
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1960s American Vintage Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Copper

3" Modern Ceramic Wall Planter - Living Wall Decor - Biophilic Wall Sculpture
Located in Bridgeport, PA
Introducing the most elegant way to display your airplants or moss on the wall! This listing is for one 3" node ceramic wall planter in your choice of our five standard colors. Plant...
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2010s American Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Ceramic

Indoor and Outdoor Concrete Hex-Block Planter, 58cm tall
Located in Lancaster, GB
The Hex-block planter is a perfect hexagon. This simple geometric shape is handcrafted to survive outside in the harshest weather, but with its tactile smooth concrete finish it work...
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21st Century and Contemporary British Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Concrete

Monumental Ceramic Pottery Sculpture by Antoine de Vinck, France, 1970s
Located in Ft Lauderdale, FL
Monumental Ceramic Pottery Sculpture by Antoine de Vinck, France, 1970s. Proudly offered here is a Belgian ceramist Antoine de Vinck (1924-1992) three-piece, wood fired ceramic and s...
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1970s French Vintage Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Ceramic

Eden Towel Rack with Polished Casted Brass Base
Located in New York, NY
The mystic behind the name inspires Eden. This towel rack represents a part of the tree of knowledge and the tale of the birth of desire. Fully made of polished casted brass, with a ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Brass

21st Century Marble Column Washbasin with Shelves and Mirror by D.Silvestrin
Located in massa, IT
Column washbasin in marble and shelves and mirror designed by Danilo Silvestrin. Column washbasin with shelves and mirror. Size: cm. 133 x 42 x 210 H. Materials: Bianco Carrara ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Marble

Ferdinand Parpan French Modern Life-Size Bronze Trumpet Player Sculpture
Located in New York, NY
French modern life-size sculpture of a trumpet player, made by Ferdinand Parpan (Parfan). The piece is signed "F. Parfan" and numbered 1 of 8 on the base. In great vintage condition ...
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20th Century French Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Bronze

Modern Iron Brutalist Sculpture of Divers on Marble Stand
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Modern cast iron Brutalist style sculpture of divers on rings sculpture on marble stand. Captured in mid-dive in cast iron, these handsome divers sculpture pay homage to the fluid p...
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1990s Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Iron

Floor Waterjet Cut Marble Tiles Available in Different Marbles Combination
Located in London, GB
Waterjet marble patterns Aloiina white Bianco Americano , Thassos glass: Insert of gold leaf glass mosaic Price for square meter € 1.650 Aloina black Black marble polished,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Marble

Wired Outdoor Chair by Michael Young
Located in Geneve, CH
Wired outdoor chair by Michael Young Dimensions: W 50 x D 51.7 x H 77.5 cm Materials: Powder Coated Metal structure The Wired Chair by Michael Young is a proud tribute to Harry ...
Category

2010s French Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Metal, Other

Ceramic Hex Planter in Chrome Green by BZIPPY
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Ceramic Hex Planter in Chrome Green. Made to order. BZIPPY ceramic goods are one-of-a-kind stoneware / earthenware editions including furniture, planters and home accessories. E...
Category

2010s American Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Ceramic

Outdoor Daybed with Waterproof Outdoor Fabrics
Located in Vila Nova de Gaia, PT
Polar - outdoor daybed Inspired by the infinite days and nights of the polar circle, this outdoor daybed was conceived for those who treasure each minute of every day but still long...
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2010s Portuguese Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Metal

Salvatori Fontane Bianche Towel Ring by Elisa Ossino
Located in Querceta, IT
The delicate touch and bold geometric forms that characterize the Fontane Bianche collection of basins and tapware continue in the new range of accessories created by Elisa Ossino to...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Building and Garden Elements

Opinion Ciatti Fermaporte Cylindrical Doorstop
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Fermaporte by Lapo Ciatti are ready made simple yet sophisticated objects. Essential in shape but refined in materials. A marble cylinder mounted on a shiny 24-karat gold-plated stee...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Marble

Pair of Tole Wall Planters
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Unusual pair of vintage tole wall planters with painted palm trees and a gallery with open frets work.
Category

1970s Italian Vintage Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Metal

BM5568 Deck Chair with Cushion by Børge Mogensen
Located in Farmingdale, NJ
Originally developed in the 1960s for his private balcony, Børge Mogensen’s deck chair is reintroduced for 2020 and beyond. With its folding function and angled frame, the BM5568 dec...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Wood

French Modern Gilt Iron Firescreen
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
French modern gilt iron firescreen, of rectangular form, the center finely woven3" W x 21" H screen flanked by two gilt arrows and rings, resting on splay legs.
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20th Century French Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Wrought Iron

Belize Outdoor Chair in Aluminum and Naval Rope Handmade
Located in Bento Gonclaves Rio Grande do Sul, BR
The Belize outdoor chair/ armchair is inspired by the lush nature of Belize's coral reefs. Its curvilinear features in aluminum materialize the soul of the project in every minute d...
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21st Century and Contemporary Brazilian Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Aluminum

Waterproof Stainless Steel Gold Plated Side Table
Located in Vila Nova de Gaia, PT
Dawn, outdoor side table Dawn side table brings the calmness every outdoor space claims. From the gold of the first rays of light to the quiet of early hours, this table represent...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Gold Plate, Stainless Steel

In Stock in Los Angeles, Fred Indoor Shower Head w/ LED Lights
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Fred indoor shower head w/ LED Lights In stock in Los Angeles The Fred shower head combines innovation, design and sustainability. The LED lights self-powered and also eco friend...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Stainless Steel

Outdoor Stump Side Tables
Located in Oak Harbor, OH
These stumps are handmade from our family to yours! Our stumps are now kiln dried! This process helps with major cracking, moisture issues, and bugs! PLEASE NOTE : These stumps will...
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2010s American Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Hardwood

21st Century Modern Twins Outdoors Chaise Longue Handcrafted by Greenapple
Located in Cartaxo, PT
21st Century Contemporary Modern Twins Outdoors Chaise Longue Sunbrella Blue fabric handcrafted in Portugal - Europe by Greenapple Twins is an elegant, curved chaise longue with it...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Brass

Japanese Green Glass Fisherman’s Float, C. 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
This beautiful green sphere is an early 20th century glass float used by Japanese fishermen to keep their fishing nets or droplines afloat in the ocean. The hollow float would have b...
Category

Early 20th Century Chinese Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Blown Glass

Modern Ceramic Wall Planter Set of 3 - Living Wall Decor - Biophilic Wall Design
Located in Bridgeport, PA
Create a manageable living masterpiece in your home, office, restaurant, or patio with The Node Collection ceramic wall planters by Pandemic Design Studio. Go big or go small, this i...
Category

2010s American Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Ceramic

Ducks Hand Painted Tiles, Decorative Portuguese Ceramic Wall Tiles
Located in Baldock, GB
Beautiful tile mural with the "Ducks" motif finely painted. Quantity: 25 tiles Tile mural size: 29.5"H X 29.5"W (75cm X 75cm) Tile size: 5.9"H X 5.9"W (15cm X 15cm) Origin: P...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Ceramic

Large Studio Pottery Footed Planter Stan Bitters Attributed
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Handmade natural stoneware No damage or repairs One drain hole Also great as a catch-all for blankets or fire wood.
Category

Late 20th Century American Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Ceramic

Gig Outdoor Swing from the Uultis Varanda Sense Program
Located in Miami, FL
Uultis' popular Gig swing is a unique addition to everyone's outdoor environment. The nautical rope that interweaves with the elegant lines of the frame and helps support the hanging...
Category

2010s Brazilian Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Metal

LUNA Disc Sconce
Located in New York, NY
A lighting system with infinite interpretations, the LUNA is a synergy of color, shape, and refracted light. Inspired by a lunar halo, the modular light fixture grows in every direct...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Canadian Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Blown Glass

Curvy Planter by Pieces, Fiberglass Planters
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Fiberglass planters suitable for indoor or outdoor use. Made by hand in Vietnam. Available in: Sky Pesto Ash Dimensions: Base 22”, opening 9”, height 20”.
Category

2010s Vietnamese Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Fiberglass

Salvatori Fontane Bianche Large Wall Hook by Elisa Ossino
Located in Querceta, IT
The delicate touch and bold geometric forms that characterise the Fontane Bianche collection of basins and tapware continue in the new range of accessories created by Elisa Ossino to...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Building and Garden Elements

Materials

Marble

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