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When one considers the amount of relaxation, recreation and
socializing opportunities provided by a well-equipped pool area,
it’s a wonder everyone doesn’t have one. Thankfully, there’s plenty
of options out there for those who do.
T E X T BY YOSH I SANZ
PH OTOS CO U R T E S Y O F R E SPEC T I V E B R AN DS
1. Amigo Daybed Cost: $2,895 for daybed, footstool and cushion set Why we
picked it: The Amigo Daybed features weather-resistant wicker and Sunbrella
fabric that’s as durable as it is beautiful. The organic shape of a strip along the back
symbolizes the “Band of Brothers” from which Amigo gets its name. From RedDot
Award-winning Higold and renowned Swiss designer Nicholas Tomkins. Where to
get it: Oroa; 299 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 305.224.8082; Oroa.com.
2. Flex Arm Chairs Cost: Contact for pricing Why we picked it: The clean
lines and traditional styling of these pieces are representative of the legendary
innovation and refined aesthetics for which revered furnishing designer Richard
Frinier is known. The design complements a wide variety of architecture styles. This
is the next step in the evolution of classic strap furniture, built using innovative
and resilient Suncloth straps. Where to get it: Brown Jordan; 3625 NE 2nd Ave.,
Miami; 305.573.1946; BrownJordan.com.
2 3. Cucina Cubo Cost: Contact for pricing Why we picked it: Craftsman Luca
Mattoni works out of an enchanted location that encompasses an ancient medieval
village at the gates of Rome and an industrial workshop center. From this inspiring
start, he now creates unique outdoor kitchens that are glamorous and innovative
industrial sculptures. Where to get it: Poltrona Frau, 59 NW 36th St., Miami;
4 4. Serena Tiles Cost: Contact for pricing Why we picked it: The Serena
Collection from Rosa Gres features the 5 essential colors for today’s haute exteriors:
Bianco, Ocra, Griggio, Nero and Mix. The range of formats and pieces make it easy
to cover any space while taking every architectural detail into account. Best of
all, it’s topped with a practical anti-slip finish. Where to get it: Iberia Tiles;
2975 NW 77th Ave., Doral; 4221 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Coral Gables; 305.591.3880;
5 5. Luxor 5-piece Patio Set Cost: $2,499 Why we picked it: Warm and
welcoming, Abaco XF Resin Wicker is low-maintenance and UV-resistant. Top that
with Marine Plus Synthetic Leather and a clear tempered glass top and you’ve got
the perfect traditionally styled dining set for outdoor or indoor use. Comes with 4
chairs and additional chairs available. Where to get it: El Dorado Furniture; 2475
SW 8th St., Little Havana; 305.642.4355; ElDoradoFurniture.com.
6. Tucci Umbrellas Cost: Contact for pricing Why we picked it: In the world of
patio furniture, there’s so much to choose from. When it comes to umbrellas, there’s
nothing quite like Tucci. They are specifically manufactured to be resilient to high winds
and stable. Their construction is second-to-none and they will last for years without
replacement costs. Where to get it: Interiors by Steven G., Inc., 2818 Center Port
Circle, Pompano Beach; 954.735.8223; InteriorsByStevenG.com.