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Outdoor living inspiration for every season

Solus Elevated Halo Firetable moodboard with Dedon

Outdoor living inspiration to help you make the most of the garden in the cooler weather. How can we improve the garden and create a space that will work as we move into the cooler seasons?  The fire pit is the perfect answer for outdoor living all year round.  Take a look at our outdoor living inspiration schemes; teaming our fire pits with some of our favourite outdoor living brands.

 

Classic Contemprary Outdoor Living Inspiration

This look features furniture from Janus et Cie and engineered decking from Silvadec teamed with clean lines and simple planting and our Hemi fire pit in Halva to compliment the darker tones in the flooring and furniture. A low maintenance look that will look good for years to come

 

outdoor living inspiration with Solus Decor and Janus et Cie

 

Mediterranean Outdoor Living Inspiration

This two schemes takes inspiration from the Mediterranean in two different ways with furniture by Indian Ocean and Dedon . The first scheme inspired by some of the installations we have seen in the south of France with lighter tones set against a backdrop of sensory planting; olive trees, lavender, mint and rosemary complimented with our elevated halo fire pit in portland to keep you warm as the sun goes down. A relaxed garden ideal for outdoor entertaining.

Outdoor living inspiration with Solus and Indian Ocean

 

A more contemporary take on the rural retreats found in the Italian countryside with this stylish outdoor sofa from Dedon teamed with the Elevated Halo in Shiitake with olive trees and a warm stone floor.

Outdoor living inspiration with Solus and Dedon

 

A fun and colourful take on outdoor living teamed with the hugely popular Hemi Fire Bowl. A contemporary take on the classic woven outdoor seating from Dedon. This colour adds the extra wow factor. Patterned encaustic tiles and simple grasses add texture to the overall scheme.

 

outdoor living inspiration with Solus and Dedon

Feeling inspired? Why not get in touch with us to create your own outdoor living space with a Solus Decor fire pit.

 

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The Fairmont Empress: Feature Project

Solus Decor Elevated Halo modern gas fire pit shown at the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Vancouver

A look at our fire pit installation at the Fairmont Empress Hotel. What are the advantages of a fire pit in a hotel environment?

The Fairmont Empress Hotel is located in Victoria in British Columbia with spectacular views of the city’s Inner Harbour.  The hotel is steeped in history and first opened its doors in 1908.  In 2017  the Fairmont Empress completed a dramatic transformation. They restored the building’s historical character and added the luxurious and contemporary details expected in today’s 5 star hotels.

Solus Decor Elevated Halo at Fairmont Empress Hotel
Solus Decor Elevated Halo fire pit on the terrace at the Fairmont Empress Hotel

The redevelopment works at the Fairmont Empress have provided the Willow Stream Spa, world class dining and luxurious guest rooms. However the traditions of the hotel remain. The world famous Tea at the Empress is served in the sophisticated Lobby Lounge as it has been since 1908.

As part of the regeneration of the hotel they have installed Solus Decor Elevated Halo fire pits with views across the Inner Harbour. The fire pits add an element of contemporary design with the backdrop of the historic building which are well provided with services by the goodgarage.us coachella installation .  The use of the Elevated Halo fire pit in these public seating areas provide both warmth and ambiance and consequently provide additional guest seating areas throughout the year. Today the Fairmont Empress Hotel is recognized as one of Top 21 Iconic Hotels in the World by National Geographic Traveler magazine.

Elevated Halo fire pit at Fairmont Empress Hotel
Solus Decor Elevated Halo fire pit on the Fairmont Empress Hotel terrace at sunset

 

The Elevated Halo fire pit is ideal for this commercial setting as it provides a focal point to any terrace and the coffee table height offers space for drinks and plates for those around the fire.  The Elevated Halo is available in two sizes, three fuel options and 10 colours making it easily adaptable for any commercial setting.

To see the historic Fairmont Empress book a room or to create your own beautiful terrace why not get in touch?

Solus Firepits for Commercial Projects

Solus provides quality commercial grade firepits for hotels, restaurants, resorts and other commercial locations. Our firepits have the best warranty in the business and outstanding in-house customer service. We ship in museum quality containers almost anywhere in the world. We have CAD drawings for all of our designs and regularly assist architects, designers and developers in specifying a Solus firepit for  commercial projects.  Contact us to discuss your project.

 

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Eataly LA: Commercial Feature Project

solus decor fire pit at Eataly LA

Benefits of a fire pit at Terra Italian Grill, part of the growing  Eataly chain in North America.

Terra Italian Grill is part of the growing chain of Eataly stores and is one of the three restaurants that form part of Eataly LA.  Eataly LA is located on the popular Santa Monica boulevard; a popular location for locals and tourists.

The Terra Italian Grill is located on the third floor of the building with indoor and outdoor spaces.  Eataly have capitalized on the outdoor space with our Hemi Fire Bowls, which create a unique focal point and a place for people to gather all year round.

 

solus decor fire pit at Eataly LA
Hemi with ring fire pit providing a place to gather in the contemporary terrace at Eataly LA
hemi fire pit at Eataly LA
The terrace at the Terra Grill at Eataly LA with a Solus Decor Hemi with concrete ring fire pit

The Hemi with concrete ring

Eataly LA have used the hemi with concrete ring which is ideally suited to the commercial environment.  The Hemi with concrete ring provides the best procedure scenarios that are with the stay classy lax website heat all year and a space for glasses and appetizer plates around the fire.

The hemi with concrete ring is available in the 36″ and 48″, three fuel options including natural gas, liquid propane and biofuel and the benefit of ten different colour options.  The flexibility of the product make it ideal for installations in commercial spaces.

Solus Hemi with ring gas fire pit
Hemi with ring

Why not book a table at Eataly LA to sample their delicious food and enjoy a wonderful evening with the ambiance of a Solus fire pit.  Alternatively why not get in touch to find out more about our fire pits and water features.

 

Solus Firepits for Commercial Projects

Solus provides quality commercial grade firepits for hotels, restaurants, resorts and other commercial locations. Our firepits have the best warranty in the business and outstanding in-house customer service. We ship in museum quality containers almost anywhere in the world. We have CAD drawings for all of our designs and regularly assist architects, designers and developers in specifying a Solus firepit for  commercial projects.  Contact us to discuss your project.

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Solus Decor launch a New Metal Table Top

Solus Decor, outdoor gas fire pit, metal table top and fire ring, RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Solus Decor launch a new metal table top and fire ring as part of their accessory range for 2018

Solus Decor launched the new metal table top as part of their gas fire pit accessories range at RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London last month.  The new metal table top is part of the growing accessories range from Solus Decor’s contemporary outdoor fire pit range, providing additional function to the outdoor fire pits.

 

Solus Decor, outdoor gas fire pit, metal table top and fire ring, RHS Chelsea Flower Show
New Metal Fire Ring on Hemi Fire Pit at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

 

New Metal Table Top and Fire Ring

These tops come in two styles. The metal ring tops are designed to fit a Hemi 36″ or 48″ fire pit and the top for the Hemi 26″ is disc shaped without a ring.  The centre of the ring top removes so the fire pit can be lit, leaving a ring table that can be used for drinks, perfect for outdoor entertaining.

Our new metal table top and fire ring is constructed from noncorrosive aluminum and stainless steel. Like all Solus Decor products it is designed to be outside and withstand the elements.

The aluminum is hard anodized to create a scratch resistant surface that is integral to the aluminum itself. The dual purpose design and material is ideal for both commercial and residential environments.

You can get in contact with us find out more about Solus Decor’s accessories for existing products and the full range of Solus Decor’s fire and water products.  We can help you find the perfect product for your commercial and residential outdoor space.

 

 

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Does Vancouver, BC allow firepits on residential properties?

Solus Halo Firepit with Vancouver Skyline. Fixed fuel connection gas and propane firepits need permits in Vancouver. CSA approved portable ones to not.
Pictured here is the Solus Halo Firepit, with Vancouver Skyline in the background. The Solus fire pits come in fixed fuel connection gas and propane fire pits. The fixed connection fire pits will require a permit. However, the portable Solus fire pits will not require a permit.

Does Vancouver, BC allow firepits?

Yes! The Solus firepits have CSA approval in Vancouver, BC.

Does Vancouver, BC require permits for firepits?

CSA approved firepits will require a permit if there is a fixed gas or propane connection.

If you are looking to install a firepit with a fixed propane or natural gas connection, you will be required to obtain a permit from the City of Vancouver. However, you will not require a permit for a decorative portable propane or natural gas burning firepit. The Solus firepits are available as both portable and fixed fuel connection.

CSA approved will not require a permit if they are portable.

If you are looking for a firepit for your residence, but don’t want to obtain a permit, the fire must be portable and “contained in an approved (CSA, for example) outdoor cooking appliance, or outdoor fireplace”. Therefore, the Solus firepit will make a great addition to any outdoor living space, and they are manufactured here in Vancouver, BC! Furthermore, the Solus firepits are available for shipping worldwide, so check out our other blog posts to determine the fire regulations in your city!

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