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Modern Furniture You Can Use Inside + Out

Perfect for mixing things up, these indoor-outdoor furniture pieces are ideal for transitioning through the seasons. Use them as extra seating or a place to rest a cool drink, whether you’re entertaining inside or outside; truly great modern outdoor furniture can be used anywhere.

Plastic Lounge Chairs

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Doux Lounge Chair from Vondom

Keep them poolside or on the back patio during the summer months. In the winter, just bring them inside for some extra holiday seating that’s funky and modern.

Trolley Carts

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Brandy Trolley from Cattelan Italia

Trolley carts are versatile pieces of furniture. You can keep them in the kitchen for extra storage and prep space, or use them as one minute set up shop inside the dining room–

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Luxembourg Bar Trolley from Fermob

The next you’re rolling it outside for cocktails on the back patio.

Wire Chairs

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Bertoia Side Chair from Knoll

Another piece of indoor-outdoor furniture I love? Wire chairs. They’re versatile and I love the modern and airy look they give a space. These Bertoia chairs are beautiful when used around an outdoor dining table, but they can easily be brought inside when company comes a calling!

Offbeat Stools

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Scallop Ceramic Stool from Seasonal Living

Okay so ceramic stools are great. I love how vibrant they are, and they bring a unique texture when used indoor, but what about–

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Una Stool from Urbia

Concrete? This stool is urban and industrial, and would look great inside and out.

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Stump Stool from Urbia

Or even wood? I love the organic look of this stump stool. These would be great around a fire-pit, or one acting as a side-table inside.

Bistro Tables

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Petal® Collection Dining Table from Knoll

Wouldn’t one of these Petal Tables look so cute inside a kitchen to create a breakfast nook? Then just bring it outside when you need an extra table!

Painted Metal Chairs

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Stromborg Outdoor Table + Olivares Aluminum Stacking Chair from Knoll

Painted metal chairs are perfect for adding a pop of color! You can use them inside as overflow seating–Or take them outside for a backyard dinner party.

Clear Side Tables

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Acrylic I-Beam Table from Gus* Modern

I absolutely adore the look of a clear side table. They’re so mod and chic, and their invisible and ghostly appearance doesn’t weigh down a room at all.

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Jolly Side Table from Kartell

Best of all, they make the perfect transitional indoor-outdoor piece.

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Torrey Crell

Torrey Crell

Torrey is a Merchandiser on the YLiving team whose affinity for online shopping pairs well with her years of experience in the ecommerce industry. Appropriately obsessed with fine home furnishings, her San Francisco apartment is curated with several mid-century styles. As a design enthusiast and a non-believer in diets, she loves few things more than an impressive gallery wall or solid breakfast sandwich.

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