Five of the best: designer deckchairs

The humble deckchair is the simplest of furniture constructions. And yet, this season, it is very much a fashion statement. Initially designed for use on cruise ship decks in the 19th century, the deckchair has been the subject of a number of modern reinterpretations. "It is hard for Londoners to store outdoor furniture, so chairs that look good inside or out are always going to be a winner," says Heal's creative director Carmel Allen. We pick five of the best...

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