The Cloud Sofa from Meridiani exemplifies the look and comfort of indoor furniture in outside applications. Designed by Italian designer Andrea Parisio, the sofa is part of the Cloud Collection, which also includes a modular seating system, a small armchair, and two lounge beds. Cloud is made using lightened solid Iroko wood. www.meridiani.it
Jennifer Brite is a design journalist and public-health scientist who is currently pursuing a doctorate in public health with a concentration in epidemiology and demography at the City University of New York. For ARCHITECT, she writes about new products and sustainable design.