Massimo Vitali pictures the most current outdoor furnishings

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Massimo Vitali interprets the newest outdoor furniture for Wallpaper*

Be a part of us for a journey to Italy’s Le Vaschette (or at minimum look at the at the rear of-the-scenes video clip of our shoot), exactly where photographer Massimo Vitali took the most current out of doors furniture for a spin

For the May well 2022 concern of Wallpaper*, we invited famous photographer Massimo Vitali to interpret this season’s very best outdoor household furniture. Primarily based in Lucca, Tuscany, Vitali is finest identified for his Italian seaside panoramas and photographs of crowded community areas described by saturated pastel palettes. Although it is unusual to see Vitali choose on still-daily life assignments, is the second time the photographer has collaborated with Wallpaper*, subsequent an outdoor shoot in 2019.

Styled by our head of interiors Olly Mason, our 2022 outdoor space story was shot on location in Italy at Le Vaschette, a 2km-extended rocky sandstone cliff that extends alongside the historic Etruscan coastline, south of Livorno. Excavated by the Etruscans, the quarry manufactured darkish pietra serena and yellowish pietra ruspa stone, with sponge-like textures brought on by alveolar erosion. The seafront locale made it less difficult to transportation the materials by sea. Over the a long time, the quarry’s geometrical-formed cavities have been partly submerged because of to increasing sea stages, which make them glance like minimal swimming pools (vaschine), building it a well-liked place for locals in research of a refreshing summer season dip.

Take a peek at the season’s very best out of doors household furniture, and appreciate the views – moreover check out our powering-the-scenes online video, down below. 

‘Sling’ chair, from £833 footstool, from £541, both by Studiopepe, for Ethimo

‘Cuba’ chair in sesame, £572, by Morten Gøttler, for Carl Hansen & Søn

From still left, ‘Nido’ stackable armchair, €922, by Javier Pastor, for Expormim. ‘Satellite’ dining desk, €1,450, by Jean-Marie Massaud, for Dedon. ‘Thor’ barstool with teak seat, €341, by Chiaramonte Marin, for Emu. ‘Trampoline’ armchair, £2,025, by Patricia Urquiola, for Cassina

From left, ‘Pacha Outdoor’ lounge chair, from £1,999, by Pierre Paulin ‘Obello’ lamp, £249, by Bill Curry, the two for Gubi. ‘Pablo Outdoor’ armchair, price on request, by Vincent Van Duysen, for B&B Italia

‘Mini Clay’ table, from €1,232, by Marc Krusin, for Desalto. ‘Torii Nest Outdoor’ armchair, £6,860, by Nendo, for Minotti. ‘Eaunophe’ lamp, 225, by Patrick Paris, for Serax

‘Echoes Outdoor’ lounge chair, £3,441, by Christophe Pillet, for Flexform

From still left, ‘Aspic’ table, from €890, by Gordon Guillaumier, for Roda. ‘August’ lounger, €1,350, by Vincent Van Duysen, for Serax. ‘Ringer’ armchair, from €795, by Michael Anastassiades, for Kettal. ‘Love’ chair, £104, by Eugeni Quitllet, for Vondom. ‘Nui’ transportable lamp, £498, by Meneghello Paolelli, for Luceplan

At the rear of the scenes: Massimo Vitali on set at Le Vaschette