There are many materials with which garden furniture is built, from the more natural ones, such as wood, to the more artificial ones, such as synthetic fibers.
Wood is by far the most traditional material for both interior furnishings and outdoor furniture, suitable for the terrace. It is chosen above all for the great feeling of comfort.
The advantages of wooden furniture are:
long life and robustness with constant maintenance
always pleasant temperature - wood retains heat
Maintenance is certainly the main element in choosing this material. In fact, wood requires constant care
Natural teak and pickled teak are the protagonists of this collection, simple lines and soft cushions create an excellent relaxing environment
Aluminum and polyethylene
An excellent mix of materials for outdoor furniture is certainly aluminum, covered with polyethylene fibers.
Inspired by traditional rattan and classic handwork, polyethylene certainly has better characteristics.
The advantages of this mix are:
UV-resistant, anti-yellow synthetic fiber
easy cleaning and maintenance
internal structure in aluminum
Bulky volumes are the defect of this type of material mix, in fact usually this type of products are quite bulky and heavy, therefore difficult to move in case of need and require large spaces to be installed at best
Collection made with an aluminum structure, covered with hand-woven polyethylene.
A plastic material, light, practically indestructible, resistant to bad weather but also to the sun.
Many companies offer furnishings entirely in polyethylene for the outdoors
The advantages are certainly many
easy to clean and maintain
possibility to make the furnishings bright
but of course, the only flaw is that of stiffness. Comfort is certainly not the main feature of this type of furniture, in fact they are often offered with cushions, so as to make them certainly more comfortable
Collection that includes a comfortable 3-seater sofa with comfortable and contemporary lines and an enveloping armchair
Extremely light, easily workable, small in size, aluminum is ideal for modern, design, minimal and extremely light sofas
Seat and back are always large padded cushions that give maximum comfort
Its advantages are
excellent resistance to atmospheric agents
easy to move
More suited to a modern setting with soft cushions
A thin frame with curved armrests contrasts beautifully with the volume of the cushions supported by a weave of large fabric bands. Classic and elegant, the Natal Alu sofa is an outdoor sofa that adapts to any terrace. Available in nineteen different modules, two seat depths, two frame colors and more than 100 types of fabrics, it offers endless possibilities. The aluminum frame of the sofa is powder coated with a textured lacquer that is extremely resistant to UV rays and scratches, which also gives it a beautiful matte look. Particular attention was paid to the external cushions, which have a ventilated and water-repellent padding, so they can be left outside even in case of rain. The seams on the upholstery coverings face inwards, making the cushion perfectly waterproof.