To keep up with the developing style of outdoor living, patio furniture has dramatically changed during the course of time, thanks to technology and modernization. Long gone are the days where patio furniture used to mean a number of plastic folding chairs and grills. Nowadays, the outdoor area has become an extension of our homes and contains chic appliances and cozy, modern outdoor furniture.
The major trend in patio furniture these days are pieces that will not only look great in the patio but in the living room as well. The most wanted style of the newest outdoor living trend is modern design. Here are some of the best contemporary outdoor furniture pieces that are not just comfortable, lovely and versatile but are also sturdy and adequate for your outdoor space.
MODERN OUTDOOR SOFAS
These versatile sofas will give your outdoor space a modern touch. Whatever style you’re after, adding some vibrant throw pillows will give these sofas a more customized look.
• Oscar Ostrich Chair – 3-Piece Seating Group
The set offers an instant modern outdoor lounge. Not only does it include the 3-piece sofa, but it also come with a coffee table and some throw pillows. You can remove and wash the outdoor fabric and the white aluminium frames are rust-proof.
• Huron Sofa – West Helm
This sofa features a lightweight aluminium frame hand-woven by a cord made to withstand all weather conditions. It comes with three throw pillows as well as a seat cushion. Its contemporary style and materials that can resist rust is perfect for any patios.
MULTI-PURPOSE OUTDOOR FURNITURE
Invest in contemporary furniture that is not only beautiful but are also flexible and offers functionality to your outdoor space.
• The Heller Left Twist Cube by Frank Gehry
Frank Gehry who is popular for his twisty and eccentric buildings, created these cubes. They are available in all sorts of vibrant colours and are made in the U.S. from sturdy plastic. It can serve as a seat, a side table or a foot stool. You can also assemble a few underneath a glass for an artistic and lively coffee table.
• Cooper Outdoor Bench – Room and Board
The Cooper Outdoor bench’s design may be minimal but it can be used in a number of ways such as a seating around a dining table, a side table on even as a coffee table. The bench comes in eight colours and three sizes and are made from solid aluminium and has a durable powder-coat finish.
OUTDOOR DINING FURNITURE
One of the highlights of outdoor living is an amazing barbecue in the patio area. Adding one of these dining sets to your outdoor space, whether large or small, will surely update its look.
• Mid-Century Outdoor Dining Set – West Elm
This Mid-Century set from West Elm will be a great upgrade on your outdoor dining furniture area. It is made from teak, which is weather-resistant and the set comes with six matching chairs. An expandable table is also available if you need more seating. It includes a leaf that can expand from 72 inches to 95 inches and adds space for up to 10 people.
• Adelaide Furniture – BoConcept
This bar-height chairs and tables are ideal for small areas or for just enjoying a stunning view. This modern furniture is two-tone and has eucalyptus wood legs, white seats and table top.