Sunset lounger / sofa

  • Prize
    Winner in Garden furniture
  • Company/Firm
    Robin Delaere
  • Designer
    Robin Delaere
  • Photo Credit
    Robin Delaere
  • Location
    Kortrijk, Belgium
  • Project Date
    March 2023
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Small outdoor spaces require smart, innovative and functional pieces of furniture. This is exactly what the Sunset Sunlounger stands for. The lounge sofa works double duty, with folding backrests that let you go from sofa seating to a classic sunlounger in just seconds. Ideal for relaxing or enjoying outdoor quality time with friends and family. The Sunset Sunlounger is an innovative and multi-functional piece of outdoor furniture. It can be used as a regular sun lounger and can easily be transformed into a sofa, simply by flipping up the backrests and installing the backrest cushions. No screws or complicated fixations, simply flip up the backrests and enjoy! The aluminum base has a reclining back at both ends so it can easily be used on the LEFT and on the RIGHT side. So, no matter where the sun is, you can always catch some sunshine! No need to rotate your lounger, just enjoy the sunshine during the daytime and use the sofa with friends and family at night. Attached underneath the frame is a nicely crafted bag that you can easily transform into a full nylon raincover.No need to take the cushions indoor when it rains, simply open the zipper and pull out the rain cover.

Robin Delaere received his license in product development from the Antwerp institute of Architecture and Design (Belgium) and pursued subsequent design training in California. Shortly after that he received a distinction from the King Boudewijn foundation for his work. He has designed consumer products and furniture for internationally renown companies and authored several patents for his award wining designs. He has managed to win numerous design awards in Germany, Italy, France, Belgium, Japan and the US.

Other prizes
Annual design review, ID magazine, distinction, Cadstep (USA, 1998) Spring selection VIZO, Hang On! table (Belgium, 2000) Finalist ISPO, Brani belt (Germany, 2001) Annual design review, ID magazine, best of category, Brani belt (USA, 2002) Sélection de l’Observeur du design, Brani belt (France, 2002) Red Dot Design Award, Brani belt (Germany, 2003) Good Design Award, Brani belt (Japan, 2003) Design For Europe, Vitra design award, Foamzoo (Belgium, 2004) Annual design review, ID magazine, best of category, Foamzoo (USA, 2005) Bizidee 2016, Foamzoo (Belgium, 2016) Good Design Award, The Chicago Athenaeum, Fields (USA, 2019) Spark Design Awards, design distinction, Fields (USA, 2019) A'Design Awards, Silver Award, Fields (Italy, 2020)