Sibast’s RIB patio furniture: A fusion of Danish craftsmanship and contemporary style

Crafted from teak heartwood, the RIB patio furniture by Sibast is designed with durability at its heart, ensuring it can be cherished and passed down through the generations. This approach embodies Morten Anker’s vision as a second-generation designer of teak outdoor furniture.

Sibast RIB dining chairs and dining table
RIB dining chairs are just as at home on a private patio or at a summer cottage as they are on a restaurant terrace.

RENOWNED FOR ITS high-quality wooden furniture, the Danish brand Sibast has enriched its furniture line with a new outdoor collection that serves as a nod to the clean, minimalist ethos of the Danish Modern.

The RIB collection features a versatile array of teak patio furniture, from elegant dining sets to loungers and deck chairs, all united by a harmoniously simplified appearance, a tactile sense of craftsmanship, and surfaces constructed from teak slats.

These sturdy pieces boast a visually light aesthetic, airiness, and connection to the surrounding nature: the slatted structure allows wind to flow through, sunlight to dapple across surfaces, and rainwater to quickly drain away.

Sibast RIB 2,5-seater bench
The timeless design of the RIB bench captivates wherever it’s placed.
Sibast RIB lounge chair
You can combine the RIB lounge chair with separately sold seat cushions for an extra touch of softness.
Sibast RIB dining table 100 x 100 cm
The collection’s smallest dining table is perfectly sized for four diners.
Sibast RIB dining table 180 x 100 cm
The largest of the three dining tables comfortably accommodates a party of at least eight.

The RIB collection is the brainchild of Morten Anker, a second-generation outdoor furniture designer. The Danish Anker family has been crafting teak garden furniture for nearly three decades, passing down a passion for wooden furniture through the bloodline.

Developing the extensive outdoor collection was a journey of detail and patience – the pieces were carefully refined over the years, paying tribute to the golden age of Danish mid-century design. The collection’s understated lines and deliberate details draw inspiration from Danish design legends such as Hans J. Wegner, Finn JuhlArne Jacobsen, and Helge Sibast.

Designer Morten Anker
Durability and eco-friendliness are the guiding principles behind designer Morten Anker’s creations.
Sibast RIB daybed lounger
The RIB daybed lounger stands unfazed by splashes from the sea or pool.
Sibast RIB daybed lounger
Thanks to the furniture’s slatted design, water quickly drains away from surfaces.

For the Anker family, the choice of teak stems from its unparalleled qualities for outdoor use. Teak’s natural oils repel moisture, and its robust nature stands up to the elements, enduring through the changing seasons, year after year, even generation after generation.

All the pieces in the RIB collection are made from the most durable part of the teak, its core.

All the pieces in the RIB collection are made from the most durable part of the teak, its core. These pieces are left completely untreated by any chemicals, highlighting the natural beauty of the material. Teak, a tropical hardwood, is sourced responsibly from certified plantations, a priority for both Sibast and the Anker family.

Sibast RIB low bench
The sturdy construction of the RIB bench is complemented by steel supports, in line with the rest of the collection.
Sibast RIB stool
The seat of the RIB stool is designed with a gentle curve for a light, airy feel.
Sibast RIB low bench
Even when left untreated, teak can last from generation to generation, gradually adopting a silver-gray patina.
Sibast RIB lounge table
You can maintain teak’s original warm brown hue by simply oiling the furniture regularly.

Like the Anker family, Sibast is also a Danish family business, with its roots dating back to 1908. Starting as a modest carpentry shop in 1908, Sibast played a pivotal role in elevating Danish design on the world stage, thanks in part to iconic pieces like the Sibast No 7 and No 8 chairs designed by Helge Sibast.

Re-launched in 2012, Sibast is today steered by Helge’s grandson Ditlev Sibast, and his wife Anna Sibast, continuing the legacy of Danish craftsmanship and design.

Discover the RIB collection

RIB dining chair
RIB dining chair with arms
RIB lounge chair
RIB stool
RIB lounge sofa
RIB daybed lounger
RIB low bench
RIB 2,5 seater bench
RIB lounge table 60x60 cm
RIB lounge table 110x60 cm
RIB dining table 100x100 cm
RIB dining table 140x70 cm

See also:

RIB patio furniture collection >
All designs by Sibast >

Text: Nora Uotila Images: Sibast

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