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Dobbies: Summer 2022 Outdoor Living Trends Preview

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The frost may be setting in but the UK’s leading garden centre, Dobbies, is looking ahead to brighter days and has unveiled an exclusive first look at its Spring Summer 2022 collection.

Not your average garden centre, the carefully curated ranges from Dobbies’ team of experts, has something to suit every style, size and budget. Dobbies’ 2022 outdoor living collection builds on the trend of blurring the line between indoors and out and celebrates the flexibility of our outdoor living spaces, with a whole host of new ranges and enhancements to customer favourites.

Lynsey Abbott, Senior Buyer at Dobbies commented:

“We’re delighted to unveil an exclusive preview of our Spring Summer 2022 collection that we’re confident has something for everyone. Our vision for this collection was to celebrate our outdoor spaces, no matter their size or location, and build on the importance of your garden being a sociable space and extension of your home.

“Whether you use your outdoor space for dining, relaxing or spending time with family, the new collection will allow you to maximise your space and make the most of its flexibility, no matter your style.

“From laid back dining sets, perfect for alfresco family meals, to contemporary drinks trolleys and bar sets to take your garden parties to the next level, the Spring Summer 2022 collection promises to help you make the most of your outdoor space, be it a balcony, courtyard, compact corner or sprawling lawn.”

The all new outdoor 2022 themes:

Slow Living

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Slow Living from Dobbies Garden Centres featuring the Chester royal sofa set, £1999; Fiesta velvet cushion, £14.99; Dhadit cushion, £19.99; Dhadit throw, £29.99.

A soulful theme that inspires us to slow down and appreciate the world around us. Muted tones and colours that change with the light mirror the way nature around us ebbs and flows.

This theme features a number of new ranges, including Mazie which features a dark grey marl cushion and marble look printed glass tabletop; Turin, which is a great small space living option with balcony stacking set and modular conservational set; Avila, which is a contemporary resin range; the Sleek range which has been designed to be stackable and affordable; plus a colour update to our popular Chester range tor a stylish yet classic lift.

Natural Zen

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Natural Zen from Dobbies Garden Centres featuring the Tokyo egg chair, £499

An organic yet sophisticated blend of Japanese and Scandinavian design, East meets West in this contemporary, minimalistic style. A carefully curated range of modern styles that celebrate the simplicity of clean lines and beautiful shapes. Neutral tones are punctuated with sleek black and rose pink for a feminine touch. Furniture includes a mix of laid-back sofa sets, on-trend egg chairs and stylish dining options in cool grey tones. 

The new Astrid range has a strong indoor influence with textaline upholstery and exciting new pieces including a drinks trolley and a bar set. We’ve built on the popularity of the Tokyo set with a new sofa set and modern style swing seat. The Cintra family is new and has a modern shape, including wishbone chairs and a platform style sofa.

Global Fusion

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Global Fusion from Dobbies Garden Centres featuring the Rio lounger, £199

A refined, blended look, inspired by the senses brought to life by travel. Chalky terracotta tones are married with pops of jaded teal for a worldly collection that evokes memories of past adventures and will bring a sense of zen and calm to your outdoor space. Handmade pottery, spices and sun-weathered architecture serve as inspiration for this theme.

The new Lisboa line features a premium teak table with delicate black resin chairs. Alps remains one of Dobbies’ top selling ranges, but for 2022 there are new configurations, such as a 6-seat bar set, and a new colour way in ‘pebble’. Our entry level Rio range is being extended with a stylish foldable sun longer and a 4-seat set.

Contemporary Country

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Contemporary Country from Dobbies Garden Centres featuring Florence firepit 4 seat set, £2299; Olive bottle green pipe cushion (50x50), £17.99

Urban dwellings inspired by a country cottage feel. Shades of green, inspired by rolling hills, are complemented by highlights of dusty pink to give this theme a more contemporary look and feel. Furniture includes classic and woven styles in rich and deep walnut tones.

New for 2022 is the Copenhagen range, introducing a traditional design in walnut colour. This is a classic foldable range with an affordable price point. Also new is the Acacia Wooden Bench set, which is a classic style with a sustainable vibe. The new Florence range has a chunky ribbon weave, giving it a premium look, while our Tile Bistro set has an updated design which is perfect for small spaces.

Let’s Celebrate

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Let's Celebrate from Dobbies Garden Centres featuring Freya dining set, £199

A bold, colourful theme that celebrates the joy of being together and appreciating what’s important in life. Bright pops of colour will inject personality and fun into your outdoor space, with form, functionality and value at the forefront of this theme alongside eye-catching aesthetics. A celebration of happiness, regardless of space, with outdoor living furniture and accessories specifically designed to work well in compact areas as well as larger lawns.

The Freya set was a big hit in 2021 and has been enhanced for 2022 with a new pale pink option as well as a balcony and 4 seat set, while the Juno collection is also back offering a folding set with a parasol.

Launching in stores across the UK and online from Spring 2022.

www.dobbies.com

Source : Dobbies

Main image : Natural Zen from Dobbies Garden Centres featuring Tokyo sofa set, £1499; Arana Lantern Iron Medium, £19.99; pink velvet cushion, £14.99.

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30 November 2021

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