In 1966, Manuel Alorda began Kettal and thus, has been designing and manufacturing outdoor furniture for the past 5 decades. While Kettal’s predominate material source is aluminum, it has not been without a combination of skilled engineering and creativity to manufacture the innovative pieces that contain a level of esthetics while serving functionally and durability. It wasn’t until 1994 when Kettal began working with well renowned product designers, such as Oscar Tusquets. In more recent days, the in-house design team known as Kettal Studio, has collaborated with designers such as Jasper Morrison, Patricia Urquiola, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Doshi Levien, Hella Jongerius, and Rodolfo Dordoni. PRODUCT Kettal's raison d'être is the creation of timeless furniture, functional and expressive, which represents a contemporary culture and provides solutions to the emerging needs of modern life, based on a blend of creativity, customisation, innovation and modern production. Outdoor furniture. Kettal develops products specifically for each project. MANUFACTURED IN EUROPE Kettal is a family business established in Europe in 1964. Today, all the products in the catalogue are designed and manufactured in the firm’s plant in a small coastal town 45 km from Barcelona. This lends products European quality, with every detail taken care of. In addition, the closeness of the factory means that products can be customised to meet clients’ needs, making each piece of furniture unique and exclusive.