ISSUE 18  |  Country Kitchen

Outdoors: Munder-Skiles

April 28, 2008 6:40 PM

BY Julie Carlson

John Danzer, designer of historically inspired as well as original garden furniture, likes to operate under the radar. However, his small, third-floor showroom at 799 Madison Avenue in Manhattan–well known among the interior and garden design crowd–is open to the public. His company, Munder-Skiles, makes beautifully proportioned, graceful garden and outdoor furniture; it’s expensive, but it will last forever.

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Above: The Rain Bench, top and bottom are identical so you can flip it over when it rains; $1,775.

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Above: Swan Lounge Chair; $1,250, and ottoman; $560.

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Above: The Jefferson Bench; $3,850.

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Above: Taconic Lounge; $2,600.