The secret to perfectly crisp Neapolitan-style pizza at home? The Röshults BBQ Wood Oven by Swedish design studio Broberg & Ridderstråle. This contemporary Scandi take on a wood-burning stove replete with on-point arch takes pie-making to gourmet-league. It comes equipped with two storage shelves for all your paraphernalia, but it’s the matching marble-topped workbench that’s your ticket to pizza heaven. Price upon request. roshults.com



When it comes to wood for garden furnishings, teak is de rigueur. But leave it to renowned architect and designer Piero Lissoni to come up with a novel reinterpretation of the wood. Offering a traditional-cum-modern aesthetic, his Levante dining table for Roda features an airy wide- slatted top that appears to float above the legs supporting it. Available in two sizes: 223 x 100 centimetres (88 x 39 inches); 300 x 100 centimetres (118 x 39 inches). Price upon request. rodaonline.com


Design agency Bernadotte & Kylberg is behind NJRD, a new Swedish lifestyle brand that channels Scandinavian minimalism, functionality and graphic detailing. Carried exclusively by online retailer Nordic Nest, the brand’s first collection, Shapes, showcases unfussy, practical tableware in fine porcelain and feel-good cozy textiles. Our favourite is the Metric throw, in jacquard-weave soft recycled cotton, its dreamy sunset-hued geometric pattern visible on both sides. $199. nordicnest.com



The 12-blade design of the Windflower fan (your choice of 60-inch or 80-inch blades) evokes the iconic windmills of Holland. Don’t be fooled by the old-world connection. This graceful fan is all about 21st-century smart technology. Synchronized with either the Modern Forms app or a Bluetooth-enabled wall mount or remote, the Windflower lets you control fan speed and the integrated LED light in an instant. From US$799. modernforms.com


The elegant Zen 36 Firebowl handcrafted by Canadian concrete wizards DreamCast is powered by propane or natural gas and comes in eight “concrete” colour options to cater to a range of personal preferences. Set the fireside mood by topping up the bed of lava rocks with your pick of ceramic fire medium — be it rustic logs and river stones or contemporary cannon balls and fire glass beads. From $4,200. dreamcastdesign.com


Architect-turned-industrial designer Marcello Ziliani is a master at marrying classic forms with natural materials. Witness the Kilt dining chair — organic rope double- woven onto a sculptural frame of FSC-certified teak equals ergonomic comfort and understated elegance. Introduced by Ethimo in 2017, Kilt is releasing two new rich colours — Olive Green and Ruby Wine — inspired by the Mediterranean. Available also with a pickled teak or stainless steel frame. From $940. ethimo.com


Staying toasty in the garden is a cinch with Dome, a state- of-the-art radiant heater and luminaire from Belgian outdoor-living experts Heatsail. This fully electric outdoor sentinel is made of stainless steel and aluminum, making it impervious to the elements year-round, and built-in wheels allow for easy repositioning. The Dome comes with a radio frequency remote control (no need to aim directly at the heater) plus an optional Bluetooth speaker for playing dinner tunes. $7,995. heatsail.com



Bid adieu to lukewarm drinks with Sub-Zero’s compact (24 inches wide) under-counter outdoor fridge. Sleek and ultra-practical, this stainless steel icebox boasts a slew of smart features. Think advanced temperature control (within one degree of the set point) and magnetic door seals to lock in cold air and conserve energy. Three spill-proof glass shelves (one stationary, two adjustable) make storing food and beverages a snap. US$3,080. subzero-wolf.com



By Sara Cunningham

This article was taken from Insight Magazine: Spring 2021 Edition: The Leaders Issue. 


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