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AK47 have justifiably built a firm reputation as designers and manufacturers of arguably the world’s finest modern garden fire pits. Created  by prolific Italian designer Ivano Losa, AK47 fire pits are characterised by strikingly stylish modern architectural design & Italian sophistication. A variety of materials are used in the fire pits’ construction, including simple base materials such as oxidised steel for the iconic Zero circular back yard fire pit, through to luxurious marbles as seen in the alluring Ercole fire pit. 2017 sees the arrival of Zero Aluminium – a first for AK47 using this versatile and weather-proof material. Zero Aluminium shares the same circular design and integrated log storage as Zero Oxidised steel. However, Zero Aluminium’s design is taken to a whole new level through the use of the cast aluminium surround which incorporates a beautiful wood grain effect in the aluminium’s surface. More details to follow

Dimension Fuoco – A Ferro E Fuoco


It’s not often that high-end modern design fireside accessories claim to be hand-made by skilled artisans using 500 year old technology. A  Ferro E Fuoco hand-forged fire tools are carefully hand-crafted in Italy from recycled railway tracks, forged using a 500 year old water-driven hammer, resulting in a uniquely beautiful & tactile end product. A Ferro E Fuoco fireside set is designed by Italian designer and architect Marco Ferreri for Dimensione Fuoco. A Ferro E Fuoco hand-forged companion set is a harmonious combination of understated modern design and centuries-old tradition and craftsmanship.

Heatsail Dome


Despite the longer daylight hours, we are still in the icy grips of winter…..hardly conducive to spending time outdoors.

Dome heater brings the warmth and conviviality of your home outdoors. Heatsail Dome is a stylish electric patio heat that has a timeless modern design, and is highly functional and energy efficient. Using cutting-edge infrared heating technology, Dome electric patio heater gently warms like the rays of the sun within a 5m diametre. Available as a cantilever or pendant heater, Dome’s different heat settings and built-in lamp are easily controlled with the supplied remote control. Other optional extras include Bluetooth music. Click here for more info.

Sellex La Literal Space Saving Wall Beds


Sellex La Literal space saving wall beds have gone from strength-to-strength since a front cover editorial in Wallpaper magazine back in 2004 featuring La Literal bunk bed. Designed by Altherr-Lievore-Molina, this modern space-saving wall bed has been supplied to private homes, hotels, hostels, universities and many other locations here in the UK and internationally. La Literal’s appeal is due to its simple ergonomic design and functionality, making it ideal as a folding contract wall bed or equally useful as a fold-away bed in a residential spare room. La Literal collection also includes fold-away single beds, twin and double beds, and even a folding wall bed with desk. Click here for more information on the full collection of Sellex La Literal space saving wall beds.


Royal Botania Ninix 65 Luxury Reclining Garden Relax Chair


Royal Botania Ninix 65 Luxury Reclining Garden Relax Chair, designed by Kris Van Puyvelde, Belgium. A recent installation of premium quality garden relax chairs, made in highest quality brushed stainless steel, with Batyline © synethetic fabric. The Royal Botania NNX 65T easily adjusts from an upright sitting position to fully reclined with a simple press of a button. This modern garden lounge chair is fitted with hidden casters, allowing it to be easily moved from one position to another. The Royal Botania Ninix Ninix adjustable lounge chair is available in a wide range of colours and finishes, including electro-polished stainless steel, or with black, white or sand powder coat finish, with Batyline in matching colour.

Royal Botania Lazy Modern Garden Sofa


Here’s a recent installation of Royal Botania LAZY modern garden sofa, designed by Kris Van Puyvelde, Belgium. Lazy outdoor sofas are modular, making them highly versatile, and suitable for a wide variety of outdoor spaces, both large and small. Lazy garden lounge sets are made in premium quality materials, with anodised aluminium bases, and RainStop cushions, upholstered in white Stamskin synthetic leather, taupe LeisureTex fabric or grey Tuxedo Linen solution dyed acrylic fabric from Tempotest (shown here). Many different modern outdoor lounge furniture configurations are possible with Royal Botania Lazy, from small stand-alone sofas and garden lounge chairs, through to large modular configurations.

Royal Botania Ninix Lounge Modern Garden Sofas


When it comes to relaxing in the garden, Royal Botania Ninix Lounge modern garden sofas offer ultimate comfort and style. Designed by Kris Van Puyvelde for Royal Botania -Belgium, Ninix Lounge is a versatile collection of luxury garden sofas, available in stand-alone and modular formats. The furniture is made in highest quality materials, and is available in a wide range of colour finishes, upholstered in an extensive range of stylish & durable outdoor fabrics.

Royal Botania Ninix Premium Garden Dining Furniture


Here’s an image of a recent installation of Royal Botania Ninix premium garden dining furniture. Designed by Kris Van Puyvelde, Ninix luxury garden dining furniture is rapidly becoming a design classic, thanks to its clean lines and highest quality materials. The rectangular Ninix /NNX 300 garden dining table is shown here with Sand powder coated stainless steel frame and Pearl Grey ceramic top. Matching Ninix / NNX 55T garden dining chairs were supplied in Sand Powder coated stainless steel, with Pearl Grey Batyline, which is the industry-leading synthetic outdoor fabric. These premium quality materials ensure that the Ninix luxury garden furniture requires minimum maintenance, whilst  maintaining its unique looks for a lifetime of use. Ninix contemporary garden dining tables are available in a wide range of colour finishes and sizes – please contact us for further info.

AK47 Toast Modern Garden Firepit


Here’s an image of a recent installation of AK47 Toast modern garden firepit, designed by Ivano Losa, Italy. Now that the evenings are drawing-in and getting chillier, it’s the perfect time to be sat around the flickering flames of a contemporary garden firepit. Shown here with lid fitted over burning chamber, Toast is hand-made in Italy in oxidised steel, and its square form particularly lends itself to perpendicular surroundings. With its incorporated log storage, Toast always has dry and seasoned firewood to hand. Toast instantly converts into a modern bbq when the stainless steel grill is fitted. AK47 Design offer a wide range of luxury garden firepits, available through Encompass. We deliver and install throughout the UK.

Fixform Roy Modern Garden Dining Table


Here’s a pic of a recent installation of Fixform Roy modern garden dining table. If you are looking for a contemporary European garden dining table, you may want to consider Roy, designed and hand-made to the highest standards by Fixform, Holland. Roy is made in high quality iroko hardwood with fibre glass top, available as standard in white, or any other RAL colour on request. Available in sizes of 2.0m and 3.2m length, Roy luxury outdoor dining table makes quite a statement with its solid proportions. We have just started working with Fixform, who also supply a wide range of modern garden lounge furniture, which we will be exhibiting at Decorex International, 18-21 September.

Maffam Manu Nest Pod Cushions


Maffam Manu Nest pod cushions are here. The Maffam collection of luxury hanging seat pods, designed by Raimonds Cirulis are captivating designs, suitable for interior or exterior use. They are now available with sumptuously deep cushions made in highest quality Sunbrella fabric. The cushions transform Manu Nest into one of the most comfortable pieces of furniture we have ever sold, perfect for whiling away the hours cuddled-up next to a loved one.

FueraDentro Shell Modern Garden Lounge Set


FueraDentro Shell modern garden lounge set, designed by Jan des Bouvrie, Holland. Here’s an image of a recent installation of Shell furniture, perhaps one of the most comfortable ranges of luxury garden lounge furniture that we at Encompass have had the honour of supplying in 19 years of business. Made in highest quality Batyline fibre and electro-polished stainless steel, Shell is ergonomically designed for whiling away the hours outdoors in ultimate comfort and style. Shell’s high quality materials ensure that the furniture will look great outdoors for many years to come – indeed, our outdoor samples look as new, despite having spent years outdoors. Shell garden lounge furniture is a modern design, with a retro twist, evocative of times past. FueraDentro Shell collection is available in black, white or taupe Batyline weave, with legs in electro-polished stainless steel, and new for 2016 in teak. Cushions are available in a range of high quality exterior fabrics. FueraDentro Shell garden furniture collection also includes a dining chair, which is comfortable enough to also serve as a lounge chair!

AK47 Design Ercole Modern Italian Design Marble Firepit


AK47 Design Ercole modern Italian design marble firepit, designed by Ivano Losa, made in Italy with highest quality materials.  Here’s an image of a recent installation of AK47 Design Ercole modern design garden fireplace, made in oxidised steel with brown Rain Forest marble surround. The marble’s surface has been sand-blasted and then polished, revealing the marble’s grain in all of its glory. Ercole  contemporary garden fire pit also boasts incorporated log storage, ensuring dry and seasoned fire wood is always at hand. Ercole easily converts to a bbq, and is supplied as standard with lid for when not in use.  Ercole is available in 1.5m and 2.5m diametre sizes, and the surround is available in a range of different marble or concrete surrounds.

Welcome Vondom


Welcome Vondom, the foremost brand of injection-molded polypropylene outdoor furniture & accessories. Never afraid to “break the mold”, Vondom are based in Valencia, Spain, and the design of their products encapsulates the Mediterranean vibe. Vondom offer a wide range of exterior lounge, poolside and dining furniture, together with an impressive range of accompanying planters, such as the Adán range of planters shown. The entire collection is characterised by its bold distinctive design, highest quality of manufacture, and wide range of products – all of these features make Vondom an attactive proposition for a wide range of residential and hospitality applications.

FueraDentro Cima Lounge ZULZU


FueraDentro Cima Lounge ZULZU…………….the ZULZU code refers to the striking all-black finish. Cima Lounge, minimalist luxury garden lounge furniture, designed by Henk Steenbakkers, is now available in bold all-black, all-white or all-taupe colour finishes. In this instance, the Poltrona Lounge chairs are shown with cushions upholstered in black Stamksin marine-grade synthetic leather finished with buttons,  giving the cushions a Chesterfield look, which make a great contrast against the clean, architectural purity of the chairs. As shown in the below Blog post, FueraDentro Stamskin cushions also feature Dry-Fast foam and Batyline mesh fabric, ensuring that any moisture is quickly removed from the cushion interior. The durable powder-coated stainless steel frame & low maintenance Batyline mesh seat & back guarantee low maintenance outdoor luxury for decades to come. FueraDentro Cima Lounge is also available with brushed

Water-proof garden cushions?


Water-proof garden cushions? The Holy Grail for outdoor furniture suppliers is to be able to offer water-proof cushions for the collections of garden furniture. Whilst many offer this, the reality is that water will often still enter the cushi0n via stitching, defeating the claim of water-proofing. FueraDentro believe they have the solution. The entire Cima & Cima Lounge collections are available with cushions produced from Stamskin synthetic leather, which is impervious to water, and is specialist outdoor fabric developed for the marine industry by Ferrari, France. Water may still enter the cushion through the stitching, but this quickly drains through the cushion, thanks to the use of “Dry Fast” foam, which has a honeycomb structure that quickly releases any moisture. Moreover, the underside of the FueraDentro Stamskin cushions are made from Batyline, a durable exterior spec mesh fabric, which quickly releases any moisture. FueraDentro Stamskin cushions can therefore be left out in all weathers, although we would recommend storing the cushions over the winter.

Talenti Lily


One of our most popular collections at the moment is undoubtedly Lily by by Talenti.

Stunning unique design and superlative comfort add a bit of outdoor luxury to many modern, contemporary or more traditional outdoor spaces!

The photo seen here is from a private residence in the UK – A very happy customer!!



Maffam MANU NEST, striking garden pod swing, designed by prolific designer and physicist Raimonds Cirulis, Latvia.

Maffam use  basalt fibres to construct MANU NEST, a once Top Secret material used by the Soviets during the Cold War in the manufacture of military aviation.  Now used for far more peaceful and creative purposes, basalt fibres are versatile, tactile and also highly durable. This versatility enables Maffam to develop organic shapes and forms, designed for a lifetime of use both indoors and out. MANU NEST is available in a range of sizes, to accommodate 1 to 3 people. MANU NESTS can be suspended from trees, ceilings or a striking new stand designed by Maffam. Click here for a short movie.

Pratic oudoor shelters and pergolas


Pratic Opera Pergola – the open air culture. 50 year’s experience enables Pratic to offer a complete range of sun awnings using precious wood and fabrics, aluminium alloys and stainless steel.

From the simplest sun awning to the most sophisticated pergola awnings, Pratic always stars from a made to measure design, and completes it with exclusive finishes and accessories to guarantee protection and comfort.

Stratta – soft and warm foan furniture


Many of the Stratta collections can be used in a modular fashion to create endless configurations of soft comfortable seating, lending the furniture to a host of commercial and residential installations.A fun mix of modern and “tweaked” traditional design, Stratta furniture is always soft, warm and inviting. The availability of many colour finishes gives the furniture an exclusive and individual skin. Moreover, the furniture can be upholstered in Kvadrat or COM fabric for interiors.

Sebios – outdoor fire places


Stunning new Outdoor fireplaces from Sebios….

The innovative and distinctive Sebios garden fireplaces and wood storage elements are only suitable for outdoor use. The Sebios garden fireplaces and wood storage elements are original Dutch Design and are entirely designed, manufactured, and assembled in-house.

Characteristics of the collection of garden fireplaces is the material, Corten steel, also called weathering steel, which gives a beautiful reddish-brown rust colour to the Sebios line of fireplaces. The garden fireplace or wood storage element comes in steel colour and gains a natural reddish-brown rust colour upon exposure to the elements. The oxidation layer, which produces the reddish-brown colour, stops it from rusting further.

Garden structures


Enjoy your garden – come rain or shine!

Encompass offer a wide range of garden shelters and shades that can be taylored to your needs. All of our products are built to the highest standard using some of the high quality materials available. Modern Italian design means a chic clean look with minimal fuss!

Please click here for more information on our range of garden structures.

Sabal Modern garden sofa


Sabal Modern garden sofa is designed by Matteo Nunziati for Coro Italy. Sabal is a modular sofa system designed and constructed for outdoor use. Take your garden for example.

Sabal garden sofa boasts exceptionally comfortable deep seating. This garden furniture is made of grade stainless steel and is used for frame and table tops. Other than that, you have the option to choose it’s steel in marble or lacquered aluminium. The cushions are included and have a dry feel polyurethane pad with covers in solution dyed acrylic. Coro Italy has an extensive range of modern minimalistic outdoor design furniture.

Read more about Coro designer garden furniture.

Designer garden furniture at Encompass


Encompass Furniture has a variety of the finest European designer garden furniture, including a wide choice of luxury outdoor dining tables, chairs and lounge sets. All of our designer garden furniture sets are made from the highest quality and designed for a lifetime outdoor use.

Encompass is UK distributor for luxury brands like Royal Botania, Viteo, FueraDentro, Conmoto, Coro, Viteo, Skagerak, Rizz and AK47.

Coro garden furniture Italy

Take a peek at our designer garden brand Coro Italy. This designer brand has an extensive range of modern minimalistic outdoor design furniture. From dining tables and chairs to modular lounge furniture created from the highest quality materials by some Italys most talented designers.

Read more about Coro Italy designer furniture.

Designer garden furniture at Encompass

Encompass Furniture, founded in 1997, are specialists in modern garden furniture & contemporary outdoor furniture.

Unlike some solely web-based companies, we have a showroom, which is located in Hampshire, about an hour south of London, which you are welcome to visit. We pride ourselves on our professional, personal and friendly service, and recommendations from our clients.

Expormim Twins Garden Lounge Chair


Expormim Twins garden lounge chair, designed by Mut Design. Every now and then, along comes a chair whose design is superlative – Expormim Twins is that chair. Simple, ergonomic design that’s refeshingly simple, and comfortable toboot. Twins is available with either high or low back, and is made with powder coated frame, covered in either Senso or Batyline fabric. If you would like to learn more, you can browse the Expormim collection here, or alternatively you can download the Expormim catalogue here.

AK47 Ercole Rainforest Brown Marble Firepit


AK47 Ercole Rainforest Brown Marble Firepit, designed by Ivano Losa. New for 2015, Ercole firepit is now available with some enchanting and timeless natural stone tops. Ercole is available in 1.5m or 2.5m diametres, and stone finishes include Brown or Green Rainforest marble. Ercole is also optionally available in natural, white or brown concrete. More info here.

AK47 Modern Garden Firepits


Out of the gloom on a rainy day in Milan looms ARTU, a new design from AK47 modern garden firepits. ARTU measures a colossal 4m diametre, and is made from reclaimed teak and oxidised steel. Designed by Ivano Losa for AK47, ARTU immediately makes an impression, thanks not only to its size, but also its unique modern design. AK47 Design now have a new website where you can view ARTU and other beautiful Italian design firepits – click here.

Royal Botania Taboela & Alura Garden Dining Furniture


Royal Botania Taboela & Alura Garden Dining Furniture, designed by Kris Van Puyvelde, Belgium. Here’s a little installation done this week in between the showers. The Taboela table shown here is a single-span 3.0m table, finished in sand colour finish, and comfortably seats 10. The client chose the Royal Botania Alura stackable carver chair (ALR 55), again in sand colour finish with Pearl Grey Batyline. The chair is really comfortable, stackable, and being made from powder coated aluminium with Batyline seat & back, and is suitable to be left outside all-year round, with minimum fuss and maintenance. Standard colour finishes for Alura and Taboela include black, white and sand, and the Taboela table is available in a wide range of different sizes. Please contact Encompass for further info.

Royal Botania Lazy Garden Lounge Furniture


Royal Botania Lazy Garden Lounge Furniture, designed by Kris Van Puyvelde. Lazy has become a perennial favourite since its launch 5 years ago, due to its exceptional comfort and weather resistance, thanks to its “Rain Stop” cushion technology. Lazy is also very versatile due to the furniture’s modular characteristics, allowing for a wide range of different size and shape configurations.

Viteo Slim Dining Furniture


Viteo Slim dining furniture, designed by Wolfgang Pichler, Austria. Clean uncluttered design combined with functional and tactile Corian and powder coated aluminium. Looks great, even on a rainy Summer’s day in the UK!! Slim dining tables are available in a wide range of formats, including rectangular, square and circular. The tables, benches and Slim dining & lounge chairs are also optionally available with Iroko legs.

AK47 Product Ethos – New video for 2015


AK47 Space is a very Italian company, designing and producing uniquely chic & desirable products. The company has just launched a video, which gives an insight into the company’s product & design ethos. Directed by Matteo Galbusera, one of the company’s chief designers, the movie is shot in and around the Lake Como area where the company is based, and reinforces the inspiration drawn from nature in all its elements.

Viteo at Decorex 2014


Decorex 2014 saw the UK debut for Viteo luxury outdoor furniture. We had a great looking stand, if I say so myself – a striking display of GARDENWALL modular planting system / living green wall, together with the chic and very comfortable PURE modular garden lounge collection, made in highest quality Corian and powder coated aluminium. The show wasn’t all plain sailing though – no coffee on sale for the first day and a half = o

Royal Botania Taboela & QT Installation


Royal Botania Taboela & QT Installation.  Nice installation of Royal Botania TABOELA luxury extendable garden table & QT stackable chairs. The client chose the neutral “Sand” finish for the HPL table top, complemented by “Cappuccino” Batyline for the chairs, in order to tone with the garden’s hard landscaping. More about TABOELA & QT here.

Channel Five’s BIG BROTHER Choose Viteo Urban Garden Shower


Channel Five’s BIG BROTHER Choose Viteo Urban Garden Shower. Watch out for the Viteo “Urban” garden shower on Channel 5’s BIG BROTHER. The shower shoots spouts of water in the air, which rain down on the contestants – swim-suit optional. Have a peep here.

Big Brother’s production company Endemol ordered 2 x Urban garden shower, and only used one, so we now have a box-fresh, brand new shower on Special Offer.

ULAELU Modern Outdoor Kitchen


ULAELU modern outdoor kitchen. ULAELU means “outdoor living” in Estonian, as well as something with a naughty undertone?! Our cheeky Estonian friends have de-constructed the regular BBQ, and created a minimalist design outdoor kitchen, featuring bbq body, grill unit, chopping & side boards in different sizes and a granite sink with utilitarian hosepipe tap! More info here.

AK47 SPACE Bespoke Square Firepit


AK47 SPACE Bespoke Square Firepit, designed by Ivano Losa. In addition to having an extensive range of standard modern garden firepits and innovative interior accessories, AK47 now take on custom design firepits, such as this new project – a square firepit, measuring 2.0 x 2.0m. The firepit is made of oxidised C40 archtitectural grade steel, and the design incorporates 4 seating units which double-up as storage areas for firewood. If you’re interested in bespoke or standard modern garden firepits by AK47, please contact Encompass for further assistance.

New Roshults Modern Design Gas BBQ


New Roshults Modern Design Gas BBQ – 2014 sees the arrival of the New gas version of the already highly sought after Roshults BBQ, part of the modular outdoor kitchen designed by Broberg & Ridderstråle. Garden barbeques don’t come much more stylish than this model, and the Roshults modern gas bbq is bristling with practical features too! The new gas barbeque is available in single, double and triple grate formats, and there are some interesting options including hot plates, wok holders and lids.

Chic Teak – FueraDentro NIMIO Outdoor Dining Table


Chic Teak – FueraDentro NIMIO Outdoor Dining Table. Teak seems to be having a revival of late, as shown here with the new Nimio modern garden dining table, designed by Henk Steenbakkers for FueraDentro. Nimio is available in lengths of up to 3.25m, which comfortably sits 10 people. Nimio garden table frame is shown here in a white powder coat, which makes a striking contrast with the plantatation teak. The Butaque outdoor dining chair adds the final minimalist touch!

Grow London modern garden furniture show


Grow London modern garden furniture show. FILL YA’ BOOTS….as promised, here are details for 1/2 price tickets to Grow London, THE new modern garden event in……London, for 2014. Simply visit , using the half price ticket code: GROWENCOMPASS. The show runs from 20 – 22nd June. Come see us on stand E7, where you can park your bum on FueraDentro CIMA LOUNGE, Viteo PURE modern garden lounge furniture, Expormim KABU, Royal Botania LAZY garden sofas…and lots more.

FueraDentro Furniture In City Of London


FueraDentro Furniture In City Of London. Here’s a pic of a recent corporate installation of FueraDentro furniture, placed on a 16th floor terrace in the heart of the City Of London. The location is superb, overlooked by the Natwest Tower, and in the shadow of the Gherkin. The client chose FueraDentro Doble tables & benches, together with Butaque chairs – the furniture is a clean minimalist design that requires little up-keep, and importantly is heavy enough not to be blown over in the considerable gusts experienced amongst the skyscrapers. The finishing touch was an installation of a couple of sets of FueraDentro SHELL exterior lounge furniture, which has a retro look, and is supremely comfortable.

Grythyttan A2 Cantilever Chair At Custard Apple, Antigua


Grythyttan A2 Cantilever Chair At Custard Apple, Antigua. Custard Apple decided to specify the Grythyttan A2 cantilever chair at their chic waterside restaurant and bar at English Harbour, Antigua, West Indies.

Custard Apple specified the A2 with galvanised steel frame and teak slats – this finish is sure to last many, many years, even in this tough marine environment and scorching Caribbean sun. The A2 cantilever chair is a design classic, dating back to the 1930’s, since which time it has been in near continuous production. The A2’s cantilever frame gives the chair a nice, comfortable bounce, making it all the easier to drink just one more cleansing beer at Custard Apple.

De Castelli Cottage No. 1 Modern Garden Shed


What is it with Italians and Corten steel? They seem to love it, and so do we.  De Castelli recently introduced the Cottage No. 1 modern garden shed, designed by Fillippo Pisan. Made in Corten and treated ply, the minimlist design Cottage No. 1 garden shed has already made quite an impression, winning a Wallpaper Design Award!

..more Chelsea Flower Show


…..Charlotte Rowe is no stranger to winning awards at RHS Chelsea Flower Show! Here’s the stand she very kindly designed for Encompass Furniture back in 2012, which was awarded a “Commendation!” In amongst Charlotte’s lush planting you can see the AK47 ZERO modern firepit, and sleek Viteo SLIM furniture.

Charlotte Rowe at RHS Chelsea Flower Show


Charlotte Rowe at RHS Chelsea Flower Show – Massive congratulations to Charlotte Rowe and her team from Charlotte Rowe Garden Design  for a well deserved Gold Medal for their poignant “No Man’s Land” garden at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Charlotte drew inspiration for the garden from her grandfather’s and others experiences during the 1916 Battle of the Somme during WW1, as she explains here on the BBC review of the Chelsea Flower Show – min; 15.06

Anton Damen Classic Garden Furniture


And Now For Something Completely Diffferent…Anton Damen Classic Garden Furniture, hand-made to the highest standards, using only the best materials.

Classical Outdoor Furniture is not typically something that we at Encompass Furniture usually “do”, but we were really impressed with the quality of Anton Damen furniture – the furniture exudes quality, tradition & longevity. The Anton Damen collection includes Luxury Traditional Outdoor Dining & lounge Furniture & Benches, lounge chairs, sun loungers and some really lovely benches.

We will be showing some Anton Damen at Grow London June 19-22, together with an overview of other brands we work with – why not come along and take a look!?

Viteo LOW minimalist garden furniture


Top marks for this modern Japanese garden created by Amir Schlezinger from My Landscapes Ltd The design features Viteo LOW, designed by Wolfgang Pichler –

Viteo LOW minimalist garden furniture is crafted from shaped Corian, and the collection includes chairs, loungers, easy chairs and tables.

Expormim SLIM modern garden sofas


Expormim SLIM modern garden sofas are designed by Javier Pastor for Expormim, Spain. SLIM are unusual for an outdoor sofa in that they look just at home inside the house as outside in the garden – in fact, an interior version of SLIM is also available. SLIM contemporary garden sofas are available as stand alone pieces, or different modules can be arranged to form a modular configuration. In addition to sofas and sofa modules, SLIM collection also includes a chic collection of modern exterior sun loungers in both single and twin formats, as well as a stunning circular garden day bed measuring 2.3m diameter.

SLIM modern outdoor lounge furniture is available in a wide range of highest quality outdoor fabrics, offering year-round comfort and low maintenance.


Grow London modern garden show


Encompass Furniture are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at Grow London modern garden show, 20 – 22nd June on stand E7.

Situated on Hampstead Heath, the exhibition looks set to offer a fresh and innovative showcase of modern garden furniture in London, as well as contemporary designer outdoor accessories, and a myriad of top plant suppliers. Encompass Furniture will be showing luxury garden furniture from FueraDentro, Royal Botania, Viteo, Expormim, as well as the very cool Zero modern outdoor firepit from AK47. Encompass Furniture will also be exhibiting some fine classical garden furniture from Anton Damen, as well as the iconic A2 cantilever chair from Grythyttan, an original design classic in continuous production since the 1930’s.

We will shortly also be putting up a link for discounted entry passes to the show, so watch this space = 0

VIGOR modern – clean – and simple designer garden furniture from Royal Botania


Vigor is among the new ranges of modern garden furniture from Royal Botania. Constructed from Solid wood and powder coated steel, Vigor is suitable for year round outdoor use even in the harshest of environments. Pictured in an ultra modern garden though this range would look stunning in more traditional country or urban garden. Please browse our website to see all ranges available from Royal Botania as well as other European design brands. All of our furniture is available for both private customers and the contract furniture market.

IXIT contemporary yet classic wooden garden furniture from Royal Botania



A new addition to the IXIT range of contemporary teak garden furniture from Royal Botania are these tables and benches. Suitable for year round outdoor use this range of teak outdoor furniture, with its clean lines and simple design, lends itself to contemporary gardens as well as more traditional settings in urban or country gardens. please contact us for more information

Alura Contemporary garden furniture From Royal Botania


More of the Alura range of modern garden furniture from Royal Botania. Pictured is some garden lounge furniture and high bar furniture – all part of the new Alura range. Please contact us for further information on this range or any of the other ranges available from Royal Botania.

New ranges from Royal Botania


Royal Botania have some stunning new additions for 2013. Here’s a quick preview of some new modern garden furniture from Royal Botania which is available to buy now from Encompass. Picture is the new Alura range. This c new contemporary garden furniture range consists of outdoor dining table and chairs, garden lounge furniture, high bar furniture, modern sun loungers and low tables.

All furniture is built to the highest quality Royal Botania designer furniture is famous for. Constructed from Aluminium, Batyline, and Glass the Alura range can be specified in a range of colour finishes suitable for year rouand outdoor use – even in marine environments

Encompass editorial in the Financial Times


The Finacial Times recently featured Encompass’ ranges in a large feature about all things Encompass

SLIM from viteo


Slim dining, lounge and poolside furniture from Viteo

The Slim collection of modern design outdoor furniture from Viteo is characterised by sleak profiles and a pure, minimal style. This look is the result of the choice of materials used ; thin Corian is thermo-formed into ergonomic shapes and combined with a marine grade stainless steel frame,  achieving a delicate, slim appearance. Matching cushions are available in a wide range of fabrics.

Pure by Viteo


Pure minimalist garden lounge furniture

Pure Lounge is a striking collection where linearity and comfort are perfectly combined. The use of various highest quality materials of different appearances create luxurious furniture which can express everyone’s individuality. The collection is fundamentally pure in design;  the basic modular elements are available in teak, concrete, Corian and white powder coated aluminium, with sumptuous cushions to match. The many combinations lend themselves to a host of different environments. With the addition of a fire table to the collection, a campfire-like atmosphere will turn Summer evenings into a memorable experience.

Outdoor Kitchen


Outdoor Kitchen from Viteo

The Outdoor Kitchen from Viteo offers a new experience for outdoor cooking. The collection includes appliances such as a tepanyaki grill, wok burner, electric grill, gas hotplates and even a kitchen sink. New possibilities for cooking & entertaining outdoors are opened up, allowing you the pleasure of cooking more and more outside. High quality materials such as teak, stainless steel and Corian provide long-lasting performance, as do the Gaggenau electrical household appliances.



Cementum Concrete Benches

Cementum, a real eye-catcher, is a range of concrete seating modules which, thanks to close cooperation with experts, ensures the highest quality and extreme resistance to weathering in outdoor spaces. Three different modules enable you to create a wide variety of different shaped and sized seating arrangements in a choice of either light or dark grey concrete.

Sellex’s range of space saving folding wall beds for private and contract use


Sellex’s range of space saving folding wall beds

Sellex’s range of folding wall beds are an increasingly popular option for residential and contract applications where space is at a premium. With bunk, single, double, twin as well as shelf and studio bed options, Sellex beds will suit a host of requirements.

Bunk, shelf and studio beds now available in a new length of 200cm as well as the existing 190cm.

Single foding shelf bed


Single foding shelf bed

The shelf bed is a super space saving option measuring just 33cm from a wall when closed and is available in two standard matttress sizes.

The use of bedding straps means that the bed can be folded away, when not in use, without removing the bedding. The frame, top shelf, fascia and optional side panels are available in a range of fun colours as well as natural looking wood finishes.

Single folding bed


Single folding bed

The single folding bed folds vertically and clever engineering allows the handle (used to open the bed) to also act as the leg when the bed is in use. The shape of the carcase also allows the bed to be built into a wall, thus occupying no space in a room when stowed away.

Studio folding desk bed


Studio folding desk bed

The studio bed combines a single bunk with a desk. Again the desk, fascia and optional side panels are available in many colours and natural looking wood finishes meaning the bed is easily adaptable to suit bedroom or hotel room decor.

Twin folding wall beds from Sellex


Twin folding wall bed

Ideal for hotels, hostels, halls of residence or spare rooms at home the twin bed allows more flexibility. The twin bed offers the same features as all of the other beds, such as bedding straps and a choice of colours and finishes.



POTRONA TRES – outdoor sofa – garden bench

The Poltrona Tres is a new 3-seater to be used as a stand alone sofa or to be combined with the Poltrona easychair and escabel footstool.




In addition to the two tables in the Lounge collection, FueraDentro have added a smaller variation of the Mesita table to the collection; the Mesita 45 Lounge is available in white, black and the organic cendre colour.(45x57x35 cm).



To make the Cima Lounge collection even more adaptable to your personal preferences this range of outdoor furniture now also includes a smaller size footrest; the Piecera 78 Lounge (78x91x33cm). Perfect for use with the Poltrona Lounge chair (pictured).



FueraDentro have developed additional products to complement the current collections.

In addition to the great success of the Doble tables FueraDentro have decided to introduce the Doble bench. A beautiful stainless steel frame based on the design of the table, with either a Batyline® or Teak top. Please click here for more information

Conmoto Launch New Furniture in HPL @ IMM collogne 2011


CONMOTO – Press Release

The award winning German stove and furniture manufacturer, Conmoto, launched brand new indoor/ outdoor furniture ranges in HPL at this year’s IMM show in Cologne.

New Tension Collection

The new Tension collection uses contrasting materials to great effect. The natural teak bars and traditional wedges set off the more modern aesthetic of the HPL – available in white, anthracite or with a wenge finish.

Designed and revised by some of Germany’s most renowned designers this ergonomic collection is aesthetically striking and highly functional for both residential and contract applications.

New Riva Stuhl

An evolution of the already established and popular RIVA collection, RIVA Stuhl is part of a new line of RIVA furniture designed by the award winning Peter Maly. Using HPL and Teak, again complimentary and contrasting of one another, RIVA stuhl is architectural in design and functional in it’s practicality.

New Jig Collection

Jig – so called because of it’s appearance and the techniques used in it’s construction – is, again, an evolved adaption on a theme made famous by the RIVA collection. Cleverly cut panels, in the backs and seats of the chairs, provide ‘bounce’ to the HPL – a material renowned for its extreme strength and rigidity.

Riva Round and Oval

RIVA round and oval tables are the latest addition to the RIVA range.

Constructed from HPL, all chairs and tables are designed for a lifetime of outdoor or indoor use. Celebrated for its extremely hard wearing qualities, HPL is the ideal choice for manufacturing extremely durable outdoor furniture. HPL, first used as an architectural material, is scratch resistant UV stable, water proof and very, very strong.



Royal Botania – Press Release

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Royal Botania, one of Europe’s largest outdoor furniture manufacturers, are pleased to announce new luxury furniture for 2011.

Red Label Collection

You could regard the products under the RED LABEL umbrella, as Royal Botania’s  “light” collection. Light in this case does not necessarily refer to their weight, even though when developing the range the focus was on an economical use of material without compromising the overall quality and refinement, a feature that has given the Royal Botania brand its worldwide appreciation.

The products below are all part of the Red Label collection. Emphasis on the above mentioned notions mean this furniture is made available on the market with a more accessible price tag without comprimising design, funtion or quality.

‘NEW’ Layzie Collection

Layzie is the new modular, outdoor furniture collection From Royal Botania. Items include, sofas, armchairs, loungers and ottomans. All built with high quality materials, suitable for a lifetime of outdoor use, the Layzie collection – with it’s modular function – is adaptable for both large and small areas.

Available in a range of colours and finishes this superlatively comfortable collection can be easily customised to suit a host of residential and commercial applications.

‘NEW’ XQI Collection

The XQI collection is a robust new range of teak furniture from Royal Botania. It’s simple design and comfort is complimented by its durability. Known for it’s naturally weather resistant qualities the teak chairs are built with Batyline seats and backs for years of outdoor use – even in the harshest environments. Batyline is the premium fabric for use with outdoor furniture. Its resistance to UV, Moisture, mould and mildue is unrivalled.

With all the other fixtures and fittings, on both the tables and the chairs, being made from marine grade stainless steel, This furniture is a very low maintenance and long lasting furniture solution for many projects.

‘NEW’ QT Lounger

The new Sun Lounger in the QT collection, with its distinctive styling, further enhances the already popular and established QT range.

Built from Stainless steel and batyline the QT range, again, is built for a lifetime of use to the high quality that has established Royal Botania as one of Europe’s most popular furniture manufactures.

‘NEW’ Little L Collection

The new Little L Collection is the latest in a range of simple and elegant outdoor furniture from Royal Botania that includes dining furniture, coffee tables and sun loungers. Available in a range of colours and finishes there will almost certainly be an option to suit the needs of any residential or commercial environment.





FueraDentro, one of the world’s most exclusive outdoor furniture design brands, is please to announce new luxury furniture for 2011.



Superlatively comfortable Shell collection, by Jan des Bouvrie for FueraDentro Amsterdam, is now available in the new Cendre (taupe) colour finish.

Retro design lounge furniture, in all-weather Batyline ® fibre and electro-polished stainless steel; suitable for year-round exterior use.

Shell collection is also available in black and white Batyline fibre.



The new Stamskin cushions for Cima Lounge collection are the perfect accompaniment to an already luxurious range of outdoor furniture by Dutch designer Hendrik Steenbakkers. Stamskin

is a synthetic leather designed for year-round outdoor use. Cushions for the Cima collection are available buttoned & stitched or plain (as pictured). Cima lounge chairs are built to a very

high quality from the highest quality materials. Designed for life-long function, the materials exceed standards for durability and resistance to the outdoor elements.


Distinctively retro styled sunlounger with rounded edges and large aluminium wheels, by Jan des Bouvrie for FueraDentro, Amsterdam.

Shell sun bed draws inspiration from the 1960s, whilst using premium quality materials, which include Batyline ® fibre, and electro-polished stainless steel, to ensure a lifetime of use.


Decadent Siesta lounger is the most generously sized and arguably the most comfortable individual lounger available in today’s market. Siesta sunlounger by Hendrik Steenbakkers for

FueraDentro, Amsterdam is multi-functional. As part of the Cima modular furniture collection, it can be used in many ways to form new pieces of furniture; a chaise longue, bench, day bed





Zero is the majestic new fire pit from AK47.

Constructed from oxidized steel, Zero is a generously sized fire pit with

optional bbq grill. The storage solution for logs is cleverly integrated

into the design, which invites you to sit closer to the fire and enjoy the

warmth or Zero.


From Conmoto

A range of hand forged fire tools and accessories from Marco Ferreri. Made

in an ancient workshop which uses a five hundred year old water-driven

hammer, the material for each implement is sourced from recycled iron and

old railway tracks.


By AK47

Crash is a designer storage solution for logs, magazines, a plant or pretty

much anything.

All you have to do is look at things from another point of view and an

industrial container can be transformed to take on a new appearance and new



From Conmoto

Designed by Afra and Tobia Scarpa, the Scarper collection from Conmoto

boasts many uniquely designed pieces for the fire side, including this

modular screen in burnished steel mesh. Finished with stainless steel

details, the fire guard could be the accessory to finish off an already

spectacular fire place.


From Conmoto

The Borsa Lato is another design from Afra and Tobia Scarpa.

Constructed from leather with stainless steel details and solid wood

handles, the Borsa Lato is a log basket with a modern edge and attention to



From Conmoto

This three piece fire tool set and stand are a formal and functional

addition to the Scarpa Collection. Tobia Scarpa, son of Architect Carlo

Scarpa, studied architecture at the University of Venice and has been

designing lighting, furniture and other objects since 1957. Since 1960 he

has worked in close collaboration with Afra Scarpa and their projects are

presented in the greatest museums worldwide.


Encompass contemporary and modern fires and fireside accessory collections

include the finest modern stoves and wood burners, flueless bio ethanol fuel

fires and fireside accessories and tools.

Encompass is UK distributor for Conmoto, who supply the very best of modern

German design products. Our new suppliers include AK47, purveyors of fine

fireside accessories, firepits, log storage etc




Many thanks to all of our valued customers who attended Decorex and to

those we met there! We had a very positive show and are delighted with the

response from both our existing and new clientele.


Roll modern ethanol fire created quite a stir at this year’s Decorex.

Designed by Sieger Design, Roll provides warmth and a focal point wherever

it’s used. Roll moves on bearings, and can be locked in place by simply

fitting the optional wall bracket, which can of course be used to wall mount

the fire too. The 2 glass firescreens are fitted to Roll with magnets,

making them easily removeable, and giving quick access to the stainless

steel fire chamber.

Roll produces approximately 1kw of heat.


Gate log burning stove by Carsten Gollnick for Conmoto. Modern German design

log burning stove with impressive 10kw heat output, Gate is the interior

designer and architect’s dream, with its clean and simple lines and

outstanding functionality.


Shell lounge chair is a modern European design by Jan des Bouvrie for

FueraDentro, Amsterdam. Shell has a retro look & feel, and is one of the

most comfortable (!) collections we have supplied in over 13 years.

The furniture is available in a range of colours, including the “Cendre”

finish shown here, which is already proving to be a big hit. High grade

electro-polished stainless steel and Batyline fibre are cutting edge

materials with exceptional durability in the most demanding exterior

climates, making Shell an ideal choice for both residential and hospitality

projects. Also shown is the cute and highly sought after Shell side table in

electro polished stainless steel and toughened glass.


Also shown at this year’s Decorex was the Shell garden lounger, designed for

a lifetime of luxurious comfort. Oversized wheels, shiny electro polished

stainless steel and robust batyline fibre enhance the lounger’s retro


Woven outdoor furniture is today generally seen as a little “over the hill”.

We are firmly of the opinion that Shell furniture bucks the trend, with its

retro design, superlative comfort and highest quality manufacture!


Conmoto Germany recently announced the buy-out of Italian fire tools company

Dimensione Fuoco. The new collection includes a range of fire tools, fire

screens, log holders and many other accessories. Pictured are the Ferro A

Fuoco hand-forged iron fire tools. These are availble with a stand, wall

mounts or as stand alone pieces. The Dimensione Fuoco collection maintains

its Italian authenticity, and enhances the distinguished collection of fire

tools, stoves and ethanol fires from Conmoto.


RiZZ  Pro & Made to Measure door mats reduce dirt walked into your premises

by some 80%. The brush profile has been designed in such a way that dirt

isn’t absorbed by the mat, but actually falls through it. Maintenance is

simple: roll up the mat and brush away the dirt. You can also rinse the mat

out every now and then. The mat is highly appreciated for its high level of

efficacy and user-friendliness. Rizz have now launched their “made to

measure” range. Now both the mat and the frame can be produced in the shape

and size of your choice.


Just like the Shell easy chair and lounger from FueraDentro, Shell dining

chairs offer the same exceptional comfort, good looks and durablilty. The

dining chair is so comfortable that your lunch or dinner may well drag on a

lot longer than you originally thought! Shell dining tables are available in

rectangular and square formats, with electro polished stainless steel frame

and toughened glass table top, in black, white or cendre (taupe). Shell

dining table tops can also be specified in HPL for contract applications.

2010 Installations by Encompass


Its been a fantastic year so far for Encompass and with more great weather on the way, we thought we’d share with you a handful of examples of our work this year, so far. So… if you are still deciding on your garden furniture, you may just find inspiration here. With good availability on this season’s stock, we are able to offer some great deals on orders made soon! For more information on any of these products or other products from our ranges please to not hesitate to call 02392 410 045 or email


Great ideas can happen in an instance. Perfection takes a little longer, With the CIMA collection, from Fuera Dentro, now in its 6th year the new additions, colour finishes and bespoke possibilities, have seen it become one of this years best sellers. Where ultimate comfort, quality and design can be produced in many variations, to suit your needs, CIMA LOUNGE has been installed in a host of applications.


From city roof terraces to hotel lobbies to country gardens, the CIMA LOUNGE collection has made a huge impact to many locations while, at the same time, being sympathetic to its surroundings.


Don’t forget… we can ship world wide! As well being very busy in the UK for the first part of the year, we have shipped to many of our clients holiday retreats throughout Europe as well as catering for hotels further afield. The quality of materials used in the construction of all of our furniture means it is suitable for even the harshest of environments. So whether its blistering heat, or out on the ocean we have the right furniture for you.


The DOBLE table is another classic example of how using different materials, but keeping the design the same, you can open up all sorts of possibilities when it comes to installation. Whether is ultra modern or older, more traditional settings, the design can be, again, sympathetic yet striking.


Available with a Belgian Blue Stone, Teak or coloured glass top the DOBLE table can suit many spaces indoors or out. It has been a popular choice this year and with the choice of a classic design dining chair or striking modern design dining chair available from Fuera Dentro the spaces it now occupies vary incredibly…. and it looks great in all.



GATE – 10 KW Log burning stove. DESIGN; Carsten Gollnick
Pure elegance, upstanding and light. GATE simply cannot be ignored within the
context of interior design: a fireplace of decidedly elegant proportions. So where
does this remarkable lightness stem from? The combustion chamber is suspended
to float in the matt, anthracite-coated steel plate. Noticeably large, vertical glass
panes and the brightly gleaming accents of the handles and levers in matt
brushed stainless steel provide a contrast in the drama played out between
materials and colours.

New Designs From Fuera Dentro


New designs for 2010 – Fuera Dentro

Encompass are pleased to announce brand new designs from Fuera Dentro

The Siesta Lounger completes the CIMA range. Designed by Henk Steenbakkers, the Cima lounge collection is a recent addition to the original Cima collection. Both ranges share many characteristics, including great, timeless modern design, and use of the best weather resistant materials, meaning that the furniture provides exceptional comfort and pleasure in the Summer, and looking outside at the furniture in the Winter, piece of mind and beauty.


The Fuera Dentro Cima collection includes a wide range of tables in various sizes and specifications, including rectangular and square formats, available in many beautiful different material and colour finishes. Attention to detail in the design and production of the Cima range is outstanding; the adjustable stainless steel feet of the Doble table, and the etched Fuera Dentro logo on steel legs, are subtle yet highly attractive features in themselves.


A carver chair for the purist. Butaque is the ideal accompaniment to Doble tables. The chair is designed to be lower than the Doble table top so that when they are not in use the do not disturb the clean lines of Doble.


Designed By Henk Steenbakkers Doble tables are available in a wide range of sizes and finishes. Square and rectangular table tops are availble in teak, Belgian Blue Stone and various coloured glass.


The Shell Lounger is the latest addition to Fuera Dentro’s ranges. Completing the Shell collection of retro-modern tables, chairs and lounge furniture, the Shell lounger combines optimum comfort and function with design.


Designed by Timothy Schrieber for Fuera Dentro. Flowing, organic design, evocative of natural forms.  Cast in stainless steel with brilliant polished finish, Evolved is suitable for year round exterior or interior use.

Spring products from Royal Botania


New Products for 2010 from Royal Botania

Encompass are pleased to announce brand new designs from Royal Botania.
From minimilist to conceptual, Royal Botania have a range for every residential and commercial application.


FOLD is a funky marriage between contemporary materials and a 60s design.

The seat is made of carefully shaped acrylic plates which nicely compliment its shiny electro-polished stainless steel base. Available as an individual lounge chair or as a modular lounge system. The modular FOLD elements can be joined in numerous configurations, allowing you to be creative with the lay-out of the lounge corner of your dreams. Now just throw in the deluxe cushions and invite your friends for a drink…


Straight minimalist lines are known to result in pure shapes. Therefore achieving purity in design, working with female curves, and convex- or concave surfaces, is much more of a challenge. This exercise gets even more complex when the outcome not only needs to look sleek but also needs to provide optimal ergonomics and comfort. Nevertheless, all these requirements have been met by cutting and forming aluminium plates into these exceptionally beautiful shapes that are so typical of D-LUX furniture. Indeed, the word ‘ordinary’ simply does not feature in a description of D-LUX furniture. The collection includes sun loungers, a striking dining table, carver chairs and dining chairs.


You could regard the products under the RED LABEL umbrella, as our “light” collection.

Light in this case does not necessarily refer to their weight, even though when developing the range the focus was on an economical use of material, without compromising the overall quality and refinement, a feature that has given the Royal Botania brand its worldwide appreciation. In this RED LABEL family two lines of chairs called QT and BOKZ are complimented with the SEXION table range. The latter comes in a variety of colours, sizes and materials so as to ensure sure you can find that perfect match. Obviously all these pieces can be nicely combined with other families of the Royal Botania collection, so we leave it to you to be creative.


A box-like folded seat suspended in a tubular aluminium space-frame might not be the first thing that comes to mind when imagining a comfortable chair. Nevertheless, this original concept reveals more than just good looks, it also offers more comfort than you might expect once the inside is clad with the fine upholstery of the matching cushions. The latter not only bring comfort, but the wide range of colours also allow you to customize your BOKZ chair, and thus make it even more appealing.

New Products from Quodes


Pattern by Alfredo Haberli

Pattern has been exhibited in several museums and was chosen as “Best Shelving of the Year” by Wallpaper magazine.
Pattern is made of an aluminum composite material and is available in several dimensions.

Collar by Nendo

Quodes has introduced cabinets designed by Japanese designer Nendo.

Nendo drew inspiration for Collar from the collar of a shirt. Quodes have extended the range with an affordable bookcase and show case.

Hexagon by Nendo

Hexagon is a contemporary interpretation of a form first seen in ancient Greek geometry. The regular six-sided units are each divided by vertical sheets. When stacked they produce a beautiful rotational symmetry, typical of the hexagon, which Nendo cleverly exploits. Hexagon is made of powder coated aluminum / steel, heights from 36 cm to 178 cm and in black or white. Other colours on request.

Satellite by Barber Osgerby

Satellite by Barber Osgerby is designed for the living room, bedroom or office. Satellite offers an impressive flexibility in colours, models and configurations. Satellite is now made from light weight MDF, which reduces the weight of Satellite by 30-40%!

Encompass Spring Furniture Ideas..


Long gone are the days of granddad’s old deckchair and your auntie’s old fold away sun lounger, that used to trap your fingers. Today the outdoor living space of your home is as important as and should incorporate the luxury of the indoor lounge. Hard as it is to believe with the current drab weather, Spring is around the corner, and we’ve got modern garden furniture solutions for you on our mind….

Tips for creating your own outdoor living space

Outdoor spaces do not have to be huge for you to create an inviting, usable and social area of your home for garden dining and relaxing. All it takes is a little planning, the right plants and of course some stylish contemporary outdoor furniture, and it doesn’t have to break the bank (apologies to Sir Fred the Shred Goodwin).

Inside out

Usually an outdoor space follows on from a room in the home; it really works if you try and continue to bring your contemporary indoor style outdoors so that there is a smooth transition between the two living areas. This can be done through either colour or by the style of the garden furniture as well as the planters and of course the shape and scale of the plants. For additional indoor comfort and texture, why not try garden carpet for your outdoor space!

There are lots of styles of outdoor garden furniture to choose from such as contemporary, minimalist, modern and retro buitlt from teak wood, stainless steel, light weight aluminium, or even the hard wearing Batyline or COAXXS fibres. The choice of comfortable cushioned outdoor sofas through to luxury dining tables and parasols is exciting, especially with additional new products for 2010. Creating your look could not be easier.

Invest in good quality

A high quality piece of outdoor garden furniture will be much more comfortable than a slatted deck chair and it will invite you to lounge and relax outdoors for just a little longer. As the saying goes, “you get what you pay for”, and no where is this more true than for garden furniture. Good quality products last and will save you money in the long run. This is especially true in the garden, where harsh conditions can quickly deteriorate poorly made products. Our ranges are designed and made with a lifetime of use in mind.

So carefully consider if you require sun loungers, a modular sofa, benches and dining table, or carver chair and table combination, as you are going to be spending hours relaxing here.

Have a hero focal point in your outdoor space

Take your well honed interior design skills outside and find that special place that you are going to centre your outdoor design upon. This could be anywhere from a gentle water feature, a terrace, deck or patio, a particular blossoming tree or an architectural feature from the outside of your house or garden room. From there, think about the aesthetic that’s going to match that area. Once you have an idea of that, consider what colours and textures used in the furniture are going to blend with your surroundings. Once you have built up these ideas, have a think about what size and function you want the furniture to fit e.g. are you going to want an extendable dining table to seat extra guests, or a table of fixed size.

Think about the sun

Some “sun worshippers” will always be happy getting as much sun as they can. However, at times, shade is an important consideration. Parasols are an ideal way of spending more time outside, whilst being shaded directly from the harmful rays.

As the sun moves through the course of the day, so can the parasol, in order to provide optimum shade. We supply a couple of very nice modern design cantilever parasols that do just that, rotating on their base, in order to keep track of the sun.

Alternatively, Encompass have a range of very funky mast parasols that make a great design punctuation.

Day into night

Extend the time spent outdoors in your garden by creating a feature at the same time as warming yourselves and your guests. A fire pit or bio-alcohol fire can provide a fantastic focal point in the garden that draws people together, maximizing the time you spend relaxing and enjoying your leisure time.

Double up

The designers of outdoor garden furniture appreciate that space is sometimes at a premium and some of our ranges include contemporary design storage boxes where cushions and garden paraphernalia can be safely stored and kept dry.

Some tables can be folded and chairs stacked when not in use, should you need to temporarily open up a space. Benches can also be stored under tables to minimise the footprint of the furniture when it’s not in use.

For inspirational ideas on furniture and accessories to create your perfect modern outdoor space, simply call or email us, and we’ll be happy to send you some catalogues, and share the knowledge we’ve built up over the years.

ENCOMPASS at 100% Design 2009


We had one of our busiest shows in recent memory at this year’s 100% Design, which we are chuffed to bits with. On the stand this year was an array of different products; from the show stopping behemoth Wave hammock from Royal Botania, to the minimalist Turn log burning stove and accompanying modern design fire tools, all from Conmoto. The Fuera Dentro showcase included the Evolved table, designed by Timothy Schreiber, and the Siesta Lounger, a sumptuous new edition to the modern classic Cima lounge collection. Bold, tactile modern design watches from LIP with new revised finishes were the attraction for many discerning admirers, while Freek outdoor carpets in a range of fun and funky colours captured the imagination of the extroverts.

New products for 2010 from SOME


SOME Boston

New Boston exterior lounge chair by SOME, from Encompass Furniture.

Designed by Robin Delaere for SOME, Boston is an accessibly designed range of stackable contemporary furniture constructed in durable, light and recyclable aluminium.

The featured Boston lounge chair is generously proportioned, and is finished in a durable polyester powder coat, making it ideal for year-round exterior use.

SOME Boston

The Boston collection includes dining chairs, carver chairs, lounge chairs, sofas, tables, benches, bar stools and sun loungers, making it ideally suited for the hospitality sector. Featured here is the Boston bench.

Cushions are supplied as standard in Sunbrella fabric

Attention to detail and production quality of the Boston range is superb, whilst significantly, the furniture still remains keenly priced.


The Mod collection is another striking design by Robin Delaere for Some.

Modern design modular lounge seating in durable powder coated aluminium is designed for year-round outdoor use in the harshest of climates.

The range includes modular sofa and ottoman, fully adjustable sun lounger, bar stools and pouf. Cushions as standard in Sunbrella fabric.

SOME Picnic

SOME Picnic is a generously proportioned modern design picnic set, comprised of an inter-connected large table and two benches, comfortably seating 8 people.

Robin Delaere’s modern take on the timeless picnic table configuration is made in powder coated aluminium, making the furniture ideal for year-round outdoor use.

The vertical faces of the lower frame are capped with stainless steel strip, in order to minimise scuffs and scratches of the powder coated aluminium; the stainless steel capping makes an attractive feature in itself.

Parasol hole in the table top is also optionally available.


SOME Furniture have developed brand new collections of modern and contemporary design outdoor leisure furniture for the contract market.

In addition to these new standard product ranges, we also undertake your own bespoke designs for volume orders. Please contact us for further information.

Encompass @ 100% Design 2009


We had one of our busiest shows in recent memory at this year’s 100% Design, which we are chuffed to bits with. On the stand this year was an array of different products; from the show stopping behemoth Wave hammock from Royal Botania, to the minimalist Turn log burning stove and accompanying modern design fire tools, all from Conmoto. The Fuera Dentro showcase included the Evolved table, designed by Timothy Schreiber, and the Siesta Lounger, a sumptuous new edition to the modern classic Cima lounge collection. Bold, tactile modern design watches from LIP with new revised finishes were the attraction for many discerning admirers, while Freek outdoor carpets in a range of fun and funky colours captured the imagination of the extroverts.

Wave on the BBC

The Wave hammock from Royal Botania certainly turned a few heads at the show, attracting great interest from both visitors and the Press.
Amongst those to notice the Wave at 100% Design where the BBC, who filmed and subsequently featured the Wave on the BBC News website Business section.

Designed by Eric Nyberg and Gustav Storm, Wave is luxurious hammock that is perfect for use around the garden or around the pool. The design of Wave is a piece of sculpture in itself, and being fixed to the ground at only one point gives the Wave a floating appearance.

Wave hammock is made in electro polished stainless steel and Batyline, meaning that like all Royal Botania garden products, it is designed for year-round exterior use, no matter how harsh the climate. A luxurious fitted cushion is the finishing touch of comfort to this stunning architectural piece. WAVE also rotates through 360 degrees, allowing you to follow the sun (or shade) throughout the day.

Evolved from Fuera Dentro

E-Volved table by Timothy Screiber for Fuera Dentro. This was the first UK showing of Evolved, and it made quite an impression. With a flowing, organic design, evocative of natural forms, and cast in stainless steel with brilliant polished finish, Evolved is suitable for year round exterior use or interior use.

Turn by Conmoto

TURN log burning stove surprised many visitors with its’ rotatable 360 degrees function. Designed by Schweiger & Viererbl for Conmoto, Turn has an impressive 5KW heat output and a functional integrated log storage unit.

The door opens to the right, revealing a generously sized combustion chamber, where firewood is efficiently consumed, leaving little or no ash residue. The air supply can be regulated with the rotating wheel under the handle.

100% Design 2008


Freek on the Encompass stand at 100% Design 2008

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