There’s outdoor furniture, and then there are outdoor statements. The new additions to Sutherland’s Plateau collection, designed by architecture firm Bonetti/Kozerski, are definitely the latter—powerful in scale but detailed in execution.
“We created the pieces with the thinking that they would fit into any of the spaces we create,” says Enrico Bonetti, whose firm has designed the Pace Gallery headquarters in New York and the West Hollywood Edition hotel. “The details slowly reveal themselves,” explains partner Dominic Kozerski. “We look for that in our work—the slow burn. So someone discovers the detail a little down the line.”
But company founder David Sutherland understands what sets the firm and the collection apart the most: “Simplicity is hard to achieve,” he says, “and they make it look easy.”
A version of this article first appeared in print in our 2020 Winter issue. Subscribe to the magazine.