"I suppose I would still rather sit under a tree with a picnic basket rather than under a gas pump but signs and comic strips are interesting as subject matter." - Roy Lichtenstein.
The sun's rays glinting off a coke bottle and shining on a hot dog: Lichtenstein would be proud of our "Al Fresco" dining collection! We are a nation that loves to watch 'Masterchef' but we do love our simple picnics and barbeques...Rima Keating creates a floral paradise to set the scene for our foodie tryst while Julie Nicholls's bold patterned ensembles are almost edible with their rich berry shades and the cool of green peas.
Sarah Huxley Edwards singles out her well chosen, collaged luncheon elements within the clean spead of a crisp white tablecloth. David Shiers' billowing parasols and rows of chairs evoke the lazy clink of wine glasses. Striking a different note, Otakar Hudecek digs deep to reveal the earthiness of mushrooms.