Ilan Dei Venice: The Cruiser Collection

The furniture designer's Porsche 356-inspired retro aesthetic sets the mood for this summer's garden parties

Based in Venice, California, Ilan Dei perfectly captures the region’s quintessential laid-back, communal atmosphere with his outdoor furniture. The studio’s latest line, just in time for summer, offers four new pieces inspired by Hot Rod culture of the ’50s and ’60s—one car in particular; the vintage Porsche 356. Melding aluminum, steel and fiberglass, the designs are edgy (without sticking out like a sore thumb) and …