Modern Outdoor Furniture: Good design for both inside and out
A few things to consider while shopping for modern outdoor furniture:
Materials. Exposed to the elements, the durability of modern outdoor furniture is paramount. Look for products that are UV resistant and can withstand swings in temperature and weather patterns. Aluminums and plastics maintain the modern look without the maintenance but many new innovative materials are popping up in modern outdoor furniture that may also offer some variation, ranging from coated foam to peel fibers.
The Space. Only have a 30th floor NYC terrace? Look for modern outdoor furniture pieces that are multifunctional — stools that can dub as tables and chairs that fold and stack. If you aren't space constrained, define your own oasis by creating a floating deck using teak tiles or put together a shady gathering spot by circling benches around your favorite tree.
Bringing Nature Closer. Incorporate Mother Nature into your modern outdoor furniture by using planters. Big potted plants and trees can bring shade onto your outdoor space and pull the outdoors even closer. Find ones that light up at night to continue the ambiance into the late hours...