4 ways to let your outdoor space take center stage this spring

When designing an outdoor space, functionality is key. Furniture and finishes must withstand rain, salty air, scorching sun and freezing temperatures, in addition to wear and tear from frequent use. But elegant and robust can go hand in hand. The proof? Janus and Co. chic and distinctive line of outdoor furniture.

Crafted from materials like powder coated aluminum and exclusive recyclable synthetic fibers, the outdoor collections are built with the elements in mind; they are durable pieces that will stand the test of time.

Read on for four ways to create a spectacular outdoor space with the stylish set from JANUS et Cie.

Captivate with curves

FASHION, FROM LEFT: Louis Vuitton coat, Erdem jumpsuit; Brandon Maxwell coat, 3.1 Phillip Lim vest, Isabel Marant trousers, Givenchy boots; Alexander McQueen dress; Prada coat, Paul Smith suit.

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Anchor your outdoor space with a rounded sculptural piece like the Constantin coffee table, in cast bronze. To echo the curved shape, add elements from the Amari collection, such as the three seater sofa and low back curved lounge chairs, made of low-maintenance UV and stain resistant JANUSfiber. For a curvaceous finishing touch, cover a Amari Fully Woven Side Table with a Dupioni vasean artful glass vase inspired by ancient Greek pottery.

Bring on the drama

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FASHION: Fendi sweater and pants, Givenchy ring, Giuseppe Zanotti shoes.

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The best way to give tough materials an avant-garde look? Turn them into pieces of furniture with dramatic silhouettes and unexpected shapes, like the majestic JANUS et Cie Amari High Back Lounge Chair. With a slightly flared headrest and plunging cutouts, the seat has a surreal feel that makes a statement.

Improve your relaxation style

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FASHION, FROM LEFT: Givenchy coat, belt and boots, top and pants Marcell von Berlin; Chloé trench coat and boots, Oscar de la Renta dress.

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No outdoor oasis is complete without a cozy place to relax, which is why the Gina collection from JANUS et Cie is a smart style choice. Designed by Piero Lissoni, the modular pieces feature sensual curves, clean lines and woven rope construction, elevating relaxation to an art form. the Corner Gina and central sofa modules can be configured to suit your space, and the recamier is a modern take on a vintage style.

Elevate your entertainment

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FASHION, FROM LEFT: Chloé dress and boots; Versace waistcoat and trousers; Hervé Léger dress and trousers; Versace coat and pants, Berluti T-shirt, Coach shoes.

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Take the meal outside up a notch, literally, with a bar-height table or two. Some better choices? Janus and Co. Koko II common bar tablewith a frost and scratch resistant ceramic surface, and the Dolce Vita high table, designed by Paola Navone and made of durable aluminum. Keep the look sleek by pairing each with the cutout Forest High Back Bar Stools.

A version of this story originally appeared in the March 2022 issue of ELLE DECOR. Fashion designer: Liz Rundbaken at Ford Models; hair and make-up: Sandrine Van Slee in the Art department; Models: Danny Lim at Soul Artist Management, Laura Scott at Muse Management, Margarita Babina at Major Model Management, Miguel Southee at One Management. Photographed on location at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the Metropolitan Opera in New York. The Metropolitan Opera® is a registered trademark and is used with permission from The Metropolitan Opera.