The Maya system is the successor to the highly successful Cloud range. The design of the seating and table units takes the principle of the Cloud frame and refines it. The frame is reduced in dimension with an ultra-slender powder coated aluminium profile connecting to cast aluminium legs. The side and back cushions are subtly revised in profile and detail, and use a series of specially developed knitted fabrics exclusive to Gloster. The range has been supplemented by the addition of a series of double units combining seat and table elements on a single frame which reduces the need for individual units and the number of visible legs. The table units in new sizes are available with a patterned teak slat top or with a ceramic surface and can to be placed together in contrasting scales and materials. This principle extends to the console tables which can incorporate planting trays to give further variety to a living landscape.
The Cove unit, launched in 2023, is the latest addition to the Maya range and uses upholstered panels to extend the height of the sofa units. The subtle sense of enclosure provides a feeling of privacy and intimacy as well as acting as further protection from the elements.
Sandro Lopez, Filippo Castellani and Nico Buforn