Things get shapely in the backyard.

Curvaceous and sinuous or linear and angular, these outdoor pieces—from daybeds to lanterns—show off some serious sculptural allure.

chaise with head pillow siloLounge Act

Hand-rubbed teak and brushed stainless steel come together in the striking sweep of this serpentine chaise ($3,199) in the Très Chic collection by Tommy Bahama.

grid seating setFlex It 

Mix and match the units of the 2015 Red Dot Design Award-winning Grid collection by Gloster (from $9,225) to create a custom seating area.

Vondom ULM DaybedClam Bake   

The spherical, swivelling form of the Ulm daybed by Ramón Esteve for Vondom (price on request) includes a built-in parasol that gives it a clam-like appearance—lounging here, you’re the pearl.

dolcevitaoutdoorbarOFB16Cocktail Hour    

Form and function meet in the minimal matte-black Dolce Vita bar cart ($499) from CB2 that’s designed for backyard bevvies or beats—a makeshift station for outdoor entertaining.

080-UMA_EssenceLight Show    

With 360-degree hi-fi surround sound and touch-sensitive volume control, the Uma Sound Lantern ($599) is a portable beacon, ready-made campfire and stereo in one sleek, conical design.

Earth Inc.Bold Act

The Paloform Bol fire bowl (from $2,200) is designer Andrew Barker‘s pick: “Fire brings people together, creating ambiance and warmth, inviting storytelling and maybe even inspiring people to put down their electronics. Paloform’s Bol fire bowl in Corten steel has a beautiful patina of rust that complements a West Coast palette of slate, cedar, basalt, blackened woods and lush native plantings.”

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