Massimo Vitali pictures the most up-to-date outside home furnishings

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Massimo Vitali interprets the most recent outside furnishings for Wallpaper*

Be part of us for a journey to Italy’s Le Vaschette (or at the very least observe the behind-the-scenes movie of our shoot), in which photographer Massimo Vitali took the most recent outside furniture for a spin

For the May possibly 2022 issue of Wallpaper*, we invited legendary photographer Massimo Vitali to interpret this season’s finest outdoor furniture. Primarily based in Lucca, Tuscany, Vitali is most effective identified for his Italian seaside panoramas and photographs of crowded public areas outlined by saturated pastel palettes. Although it is unusual to see Vitali acquire on still-daily life assignments, is the next time the photographer has collaborated with Wallpaper*, subsequent an out of doors shoot in 2019.

Styled by our head of interiors Olly Mason, our 2022 outdoor space tale was shot on locale in Italy at Le Vaschette, a 2km-very long rocky sandstone cliff that extends alongside the historical Etruscan coast, south of Livorno. Excavated by the Etruscans, the quarry produced dark pietra serena and yellowish pietra ruspa stone, with sponge-like textures caused by alveolar erosion. The seafront location produced it simpler to transport the supplies by sea. Over the decades, the quarry’s geometrical-shaped cavities have been partly submerged due to growing sea degrees, which make them appear like tiny swimming pools (vaschine), producing it a well-liked place for locals in research of a refreshing summer months dip.

Choose a peek at the season’s most effective outside household furniture, and take pleasure in the sights – moreover view our powering-the-scenes online video, underneath. 

‘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 still 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 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’ portable lamp, £498, by Meneghello Paolelli, for Luceplan

Behind the scenes: Massimo Vitali on established at Le Vaschette