New and Notable Design Objects from the Hamptons and Beyond: Get Ready for Summer!
(Clockwise from top:) The perfect beach towel actually does exist. Tabula Rasa’s Isoline towel comes in seven special sizes and multiple, interchangeable colors, so you can choose what suits you best. $165 for a standard 34" x 70" towel (shown), at Alt for Living, 148 W. 28th St., NYC, 212-431-1000.
These stackable, hand-blown uranium glass bowls, designed by Pia Wüstenberg of Utopia & Utility, make ideal catchalls or petite snack bowls for your cocktail parties. $400 each, at Kitty Clay, 27 W. Main St., Southampton, 631-488-4411.
Stocking your summer retreat for the season just got a little easier, thanks to this roundup of attractive, practical pieces that will make you feel right at home. Take these ceramic outdoor coffee tables, in bold colors and shapes that are tailor-made for alfresco fun. $2,025 (blue), $2,075 (green), at Mecox, 257 County Rd. 39A, Southampton, 631-287-5015.
The Marco jute rug, part of decorator Bunny Williams’s collaboration with Dash & Albert, brings pattern, texture, and a refreshing burst of color to your covered porch. From $137, at Coastal Home, 2442 Montauk Hwy., Bridgehampton, 631-613-6800.
Set the stage for backyard entertaining with Officine Gullo’s Grand Villa OG168 outdoor cooking range, newly available in the U.S. in hundreds of color choices. From $38,500; for more information, call 800-781-7125.
Stock the larder with a collection of gourmet condiments from Southampton-based food and entertaining expert Victoria Amory. Each is hand-crafted from natural ingredients. $21 for a set of three, at various food shops in the Hamptons; for more information.
Made from heavy-duty rustic linen, Libeco Home’s Kalahari bedding brings a luxurious, yet uncomplicated touch to any bedroom—whether it’s in a short-term rental or a lifelong abode. From $95, at Fishers Home Furnishings, 144 Main St., Sag Harbor, 631-725-0006.
Precision-designed and made to last, Gloster’s outdoor Bella armchair features a sleek powder-coated aluminum frame and laminated teak slats. $3,695, at Dodds & Eder, 11 Bridge St., Sag Harbor, 631-725-1175.
With reclining in the sun a routine summer exercise, get your workout on Royal Botania’s comely Zidiz 195 lounger. $3,775, at D’Apostrophe, NYC, 212-334-5045.
There’s no need to close the closet door when you’ve got this good-looking, shipshape rattan and rope hamper at your service. $98, at Serena & Lily, 332 Montauk Hwy., Wainscott, 631-537-5544.
Feast your eyes on the Outdoor 01 picnic table, made from powder-coated aluminum and solid oak and created for Avenue Road by Dutch designer Marlieke Van Rossum. $5,990, at Avenue Road, 145 W. 28th St., #5, NYC, 212-453-9880.
The multipurpose Misti side tables from Christian Liaigre’s newest outdoor furniture collection match a brushed granite top with a sturdy base of either teak or wenge wood. From $2,025, at Christian Liaigre, 34 E. 61st St., NYC, 212-201-2338.
A version of this article appeared in the June 2014 issue of Hamptons Cottages & Gardens with the headline: Summer Stock.