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    Product Review written by Martyn Loach

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    Product Review written by Martyn Loach

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    Product Review written by Martyn Loach

PRODUCT REVIEW – Barlow Tyrie Garden Furniture

10th January 2014

Barlow Tyrie is acknowledged as one of the leading names in garden furniture. The company has earned this respect through their long held commitment to the highest quality design and manufacture. Skilfully crafted, the impressive Barlow Tyrie range includes outdoor dining chairs and tables, various styles of seating, benches and loungers, pavilions and parasols.

As people increasingly treat outside spaces as an extension of their home, these areas are being afforded the same care and attention as interior rooms. Barlow Tyrie have been in the vanguard of this trend by offering garden furniture in a style that has up until now been the reserve of interior design.

With materials that range from teak to wicker weave, aluminium and stainless steel, style is combined with practicality to ensure furniture that is comfortable, durable and fashionable, whether traditional or contemporary.

Their handsome teak designs include the iconic Adirondack chair that was originally designed over a century ago, and the Newport Rocking Chair which could be pictured on any New England porch.

In contrast, the Ascot range is a collection of typically English folding chairs with accompanying tables, while sleek curves and clean lines are used to great effect by other styles. Sturdiness that does not neglect design excellence is exemplified by the ‘London’ bench, ‘Sissinghurst’ seat and a selection of dining and coffee tables.

Perhaps the most graceful teak pieces are the Capri and award winning Commodore sun loungers. These will grace any pool side, deck or terrace and have been inspired by the classic transatlantic steam ship loungers. Their elegance is emphasised through the use of this desirable hardwood.

High grade steel and aluminium, that is low maintenance and corrosion resistant, is used throughout the Barlow Tyrie collection of chairs, tables and parasols. Modern simplicity and chic design are the outstanding features of a selection of contemporary styled furniture that includes both dining and deep seating.

Whether the sun is overhead or setting on the horizon, you will enjoy entertaining friends or eating with the family on furniture that combines the warmth of teak with sleek metal and man-made material that is easily kept in pristine condition. All this can be in the shade of one of several parasols that perfectly complement the furniture.

Synthetic woven wicker is used to create several Barlow Tyrie collections. A supple, all weather material that is crafted over a lightweight metal frame.

These can be chunky pieces, retro styled or other designs that are stunningly modern and extremely comfortable, exclusive furniture that is both refreshing and inspiring.

Traditional sofas, ottomans and armchairs are also available in a wide spectrum of styles. There is certainly no lack of choice, you may prefer a colonial feel with the Savannah Collection or the sumptuous Arizona furniture that is straight out of a Hollywood film set.

The Barlow Tyrie approach is perfectly summed up by designer Tim Fenby who, with Laura Kirar and Vladimir Kagan, is amongst the many leading designers whose creativity is used by the company to such stunning effect.

‘We are seeking exterior furniture that reflects who we are and what we aspire to be – furniture that adds emotional value to our lives’.

As the use of outdoor rooms increases, for relaxation and entertaining, people desire high quality furniture that is fashionable and durable. Barlow Tyrie, with an intuitive approach to future trends strengthened by their heritage, are perhaps the company best placed to satisfy these aspirations.

GardenSite sell the full range of Barlow Tyrie products.

 

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