Create A Fresh Air Retreat With New Outdoor Furniture Designs

Summer is here and if you’re going to be enjoying more outdoor time, why not make it more comfortable and stylish at the same time. Many options for outdoor furniture were on show at in Milan at Salone del Mobile 2016, and Homedit brings you a variety of outdoor furniture and decor to help you get the most out of your outdoor space, no matter if you have a large backyard or just a small patio. Here are some of the companies that we liked for their innovative and desirable outdoor designs.

Varaschin

A chaise from Varaschin Babylon collection is more than just a plush seat or a plain chaise. The side staying is a bit like the old-fashioned fainting couch. Lounge away solo or others can perch on the extended cushion. The side table is handy accessory for that tall glass of lemonade!View in gallery
A chaise from Varaschin Babylon collection is more than just a plush seat or a plain chaise. The side staying is a bit like the old-fashioned fainting couch. Lounge away solo or others can perch on the extended cushion. The side table is handy accessory for that tall glass of lemonade!
For a more utilitarian lounge, this versatile model from Varaschin is the perfect poolside lounge, complete with small wheels at the head -- moving around for the best sun angle won't be a problem.View in gallery
For a more utilitarian lounge, this versatile model from Varaschin is the perfect poolside lounge, complete with small wheels at the head — moving around for the best sun angle won’t be a problem.
Poofy and colorful, Varaschin's modular sofa elements are perfect for an outdoor entertaining space that's versatile and comfortable. We would mis and match these to our heart's content!View in gallery
Poofy and colorful, Varaschin’s modular sofa elements are perfect for an outdoor entertaining space that’s versatile and comfortable. We would mis and match these to our heart’s content!

Domiziani

Speaking of colorful, we immediately fell for Domiziani's spectacular volcanic stone tables that are glazed in a range of patterns, from modern to classic. This daisy table is a popular one.View in gallery
Speaking of colorful, we immediately fell for Domiziani’s spectacular volcanic stone tables that are glazed in a range of patterns, from modern to classic. This daisy table is a popular one.
This is one of Domiziani's modern patterns applied to a long outdoor table. The tabletops are created by Italian ceramic artist Maestro Roberto Domiziani. The finish on the tables is kiln-fired ceramic and each is a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork.View in gallery
This is one of Domiziani’s modern patterns applied to a long outdoor table. The tabletops are created by Italian ceramic artist Maestro Roberto Domiziani. The finish on the tables is kiln-fired ceramic and each is a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork.
A similar colorway was used on this massive, expanding outdoor table, where the leaf pops up in the middle. Perfect for entertaining (and impressing) a crowd.View in gallery
A similar colorway was used on this massive, expanding outdoor table, where the leaf pops up in the middle. Perfect for entertaining (and impressing) a crowd.
The colorfully patterned work can be made into outdoor tables, benches, chairs and accessories, as well as indoor pieces such as washbasins.View in gallery
The colorfully patterned work can be made into outdoor tables, benches, chairs and accessories, as well as indoor pieces such as washbasins.
Among the floral designs available for their outdoor dining tables is this happy motif, which can cover the whole table or just the border.View in gallery
Among the floral designs available for their outdoor dining tables is this happy motif, which can cover the whole table or just the border.
A closer look shows the expert artistry in the flowers.View in gallery
A closer look shows the expert artistry in the flowers.
Even if your outdoor living space is already furnished, you can include colorful accessories like this planter from Domiziana. The modern, freeform pattern is perfect for just about any style of outdoor decor.View in gallery
Even if your outdoor living space is already furnished, you can include colorful accessories like this planter from Domiziana. The modern, freeform pattern is perfect for just about any style of outdoor decor.
This "sample" table give you a good look at the various finishes and colors that can be ordered for your particular piece. All the table styles are available in different sizes and with a choice of bases. Customer projects are also no problem.View in gallery
This “sample” table give you a good look at the various finishes and colors that can be ordered for your particular piece. All the table styles are available in different sizes and with a choice of bases. Customer projects are also no problem.
Prefer a less colorful design? This edged style from Domiziana might work better for you, still providing you with a unique table in an amazingly durable outdoor table.View in gallery
Prefer a less colorful design? This edged style from Domiziana might work better for you, still providing you with a unique table in an amazingly durable outdoor table.

Ethimo Outdoor Design

Barrel-shaped armchairs from Ethimo Outdoor Decor look so comfy we'd never want to leave the table.View in gallery
Barrel-shaped armchairs from Ethimo Outdoor Decor look so comfy we’d never want to leave the table.
We love it when the back of a chair is even more interesting than the front and that is definitely the case with this Swing armchair from Ethimo. The gorgeous wood slats and darker trim make for an elegant and gorgeous outdoor chair.View in gallery
We love it when the back of a chair is even more interesting than the front and that is definitely the case with this Swing armchair from Ethimo. The gorgeous wood slats and darker trim make for an elegant and gorgeous outdoor chair.
From the front, Ethimo's lounge chair is also gorgeous, with its generous waterproof cushioned seat. Ethmo says its Swing collection removes the barrier between indoors and out, by presenting outdoor furniture that is elegant enough for an indoor space.View in gallery
From the front, Ethimo’s lounge chair is also gorgeous, with its generous waterproof cushioned seat. Ethmo says its Swing collection removes the barrier between indoors and out, by presenting outdoor furniture that is elegant enough for an indoor space.
The coffee table completes the Swing collection.View in gallery
The coffee table completes the Swing collection.
Lovers of wood furniture have a stunning choice with this expansive round outdoor table, also from Ethimo. The Costes table is available in a range of woods, from varnished mahogany to teak that has a pickled finish. The lazy susan in the middle adds functionality to an already versatile outdoor furnishing.View in gallery
Lovers of wood furniture have a stunning choice with this expansive round outdoor table, also from Ethimo. The Costes table is available in a range of woods, from varnished mahogany to teak that has a pickled finish. The lazy susan in the middle adds functionality to an already versatile outdoor furnishing.
Outdoor lighting should be low and soft, not just from the perspective of brightness. Fixtures that are low to the ground add important light for safety, but also for style that lets you enjoy the night but still see what's going on. The Ginger outdoor floor lamp from Ethimo has an aluminium frame with teak slats and is available in three varieties and different sizes.View in gallery
Outdoor lighting should be low and soft, not just from the perspective of brightness. Fixtures that are low to the ground add important light for safety, but also for style that lets you enjoy the night but still see what’s going on. The Ginger outdoor floor lamp from Ethimo has an aluminium frame with teak slats and is available in three varieties and different sizes.
The taller version of the Ginger outdoor lamp puts it at the height of a reading lamp, should you prefer this height for your outdoor living space.View in gallery
The taller version of the Ginger outdoor lamp puts it at the height of a reading lamp, should you prefer this height for your outdoor living space.
The Nicolette chair is an light and delicate aluminium chair sturdy enough for everyday use. Ethic teamed with Patrick Forget to present a chair that has an injection-molded aluminum structure, put together with extruded aluminum parts. It also includes a special waterproof exterior fabric that can be delicately pleated and still be durable and waterproof. .View in gallery
The Nicolette chair is an light and delicate aluminium chair sturdy enough for everyday use. Ethic teamed with Patrick Forget to present a chair that has an injection-molded aluminum structure, put together with extruded aluminum parts. It also includes a special waterproof exterior fabric that can be delicately pleated and still be durable and waterproof.
Ethimo's Knit Chair with armrests is also by Patrick Norguet. Teak wood paired with a textural weave of synthetic fabric rope, is elegant and well suited for an outdoor chair.View in gallery
Ethimo’s Knit Chair with armrests is also by Patrick Norguet. Teak wood paired with a textural weave of synthetic fabric rope, is elegant and well suited for an outdoor chair.

Fischer Moebil

Teso armchairs by Fischer Moebel are very light, comfortable and durable outdoor chairs. The space in the weaving between the arms and the back add to the lightness of the design.View in gallery
Teso armchairs by Fischer Moebel are very light, comfortable and durable outdoor chairs. The space in the weaving between the arms and the back add to the lightness of the design.
Here's a closers look at the precision of the weaving in this chair.View in gallery
Here’s a closers look at the precision of the weaving in this chair.
Called the Almond Chair, Fischer Moebil's outdoor dining chair actually reminds us of the vein pattern in an elegant leaf. They are fun and uncomplicated -- an easy addition to your outdoor living space.View in gallery
Called the Almond Chair, Fischer Moebil’s outdoor dining chair actually reminds us of the vein pattern in an elegant leaf. They are fun and uncomplicated — an easy addition to your outdoor living space.
The Cantilever armchair was another new model presented by Fischer Moebil. A comfortable and versatile chair for your backyard or patio.View in gallery
The Cantilever armchair was another new model presented by Fischer Moebil. A comfortable and versatile chair for your backyard or patio.
The Atlantic sunbed is comfortable and portable thanks to the wheels at one end. This design is stackable, making end-of-season storage much simpler.View in gallery
The Atlantic sunbed is comfortable and portable thanks to the wheels at one end. This design is stackable, making end-of-season storage much simpler.
The Suite Lounge from Fischer Moebil is an outdoor sectional sofa with just as much versatility as one you might purchase for your living room. great for entertaining or just accommodating your family, it's easily the centerpiece of your outdoor living space.View in gallery
The Suite Lounge from Fischer Moebil is an outdoor sectional sofa with just as much versatility as one you might purchase for your living room. great for entertaining or just accommodating your family, it’s easily the centerpiece of your outdoor living space.
The Rio Lounge is very elegant and comfortable. The cushions of this outdoor sofa have a soft foam core.View in gallery
The Rio Lounge is very elegant and comfortable. The cushions of this outdoor sofa have a soft foam core.

Roberti

Roberti's Gravity collection includes this elegant swing-sofa, created in champagne colored steel. The round cushion and plentiful pillows make for a spectacular spot for outdoor cocooning!View in gallery
Roberti’s Gravity collection includes this elegant swing-sofa, created in champagne colored steel. The round cushion and plentiful pillows make for a spectacular spot for outdoor cocooning!
The Gravity Collection includes stationary four lounge seats that do not swing or have an overhead structure, as well as a matching coffee table.View in gallery
The Gravity Collection includes stationary four lounge seats that do not swing or have an overhead structure, as well as a matching coffee table.
How fun is this swing seat from Roberti? Add a few decorative butterflies and is a lovely accent for a wooded outdoor space.View in gallery
How fun is this swing seat from Roberti? Add a few decorative butterflies and is a lovely accent for a wooded outdoor space.
Part chair, part lounge, these chairs fit into a back base that can be customized with a small table in between or a large planter.View in gallery
Part chair, part lounge, these chairs fit into a back base that can be customized with a small table in between or a large planter.
The same system can include a sofa and a be paired with a corner table to create a conversational grouping. The colorful cushions really make it an outdoor-worthy set.View in gallery
The same system can include a sofa and a be paired with a corner table to create a conversational grouping. The colorful cushions really make it an outdoor-worthy set.

Sika Design

Viggo Boesen's 1936 design for the Fox Chair, from Sika Design, is just as desirable today as when it was created. Cushions are available for the chair, which is made from Alu-Rattan -- a strong aluminum frame woven with Artfibre. The materials are suitable for all weather usage. .View in gallery
Viggo Boesen’s 1936 design for the Fox Chair, from Sika Design, is just as desirable today as when it was created. Cushions are available for the chair, which is made from Alu-Rattan — a strong aluminum frame woven with Artfibre. The materials are suitable for all weather usage.
Sika's bistro style Sofie chairs are moved, yet from a distance look like they're polka-dotted. These would be so fun for an intimate dining space that's cozy with a touch of playfulness. The company's Affäire chairs -- including the Sofie -- are meant for covered areas outside in summertime and for indoor use. The can withstand a rain show, but not constant rain, and cannot be left outdoors in winter.View in gallery
Sika’s bistro style Sofie chairs are moved, yet from a distance look like they’re polka-dotted. These would be so fun for an intimate dining space that’s cozy with a touch of playfulness. The company’s Affäire chairs — including the Sofie — are meant for covered areas outside in summertime and for indoor use. The can withstand a rain show, but not constant rain, and cannot be left outdoors in winter.
This airy outdoor ottoman was designed by By Franco Albini in 1951 and is produced by Sika in their Alu-Rattan, making it suitable for all weather use in your outdoor living space.View in gallery
This airy outdoor ottoman was designed by By Franco Albini in 1951 and is produced by Sika in their Alu-Rattan, making it suitable for all weather use in your outdoor living space.
We love the rounded lines of this Alu-Rattan outdoor chair from Sika. It evokes a truly tropical feel.View in gallery
We love the rounded lines of this Alu-Rattan outdoor chair from Sika. It evokes a truly tropical feel.
From the Originals Collection, the Caroline sofa from Sika has been reconstructed in materials suitable for outdoor use.View in gallery
From the Originals Collection, the Caroline sofa from Sika has been reconstructed in materials suitable for outdoor use.

Unopiu

A deeply seated outdoor armchair from Unopiu is perfect for a comfortable conversational grouping.View in gallery
A deeply seated outdoor armchair from Unopiu is perfect for a comfortable conversational grouping.
Another variation of the Unopiu deep-seated outdoor chair sports a different style of weaving and a wooden frame instead of a metal one.View in gallery
Another variation of the Unopiu deep-seated outdoor chair sports a different style of weaving and a wooden frame instead of a metal one.
We're in love with the curved design of the Les Arc Collection from Unopiu. The piece is made from teak and tubular aluminum, covered in 100% Tempotest acrylic fiber.View in gallery
We’re in love with the curved design of the Les Arc Collection from Unopiu. The piece is made from teak and tubular aluminum, covered in 100% Tempotest acrylic fiber.
The collection includes this outdoor sofa with the same great arced design.View in gallery
The collection includes this outdoor sofa with the same great arced design.
Wooden loungers are a classic outdoor furnishing and Unopiu has a variety of models, including this cried and comfortable version.View in gallery
Wooden loungers are a classic outdoor furnishing and Unopiu has a variety of models, including this cried and comfortable version.
Unipiu's Swing is a rocking sun lounger made of thermo-curved teak. The wave-shaped frame lets the user have experience controlled swinging. A support is available for this outdoor lounge for those who don't like to swing.View in gallery
Unipiu’s Swing is a rocking sun lounger made of thermo-curved teak. The wave-shaped frame lets the user have experience controlled swinging. A support is available for this outdoor lounge for those who don’t like to swing.
An expanding outdoor dining table is great ting when you have party or larger gathering. This hinged design from Unopiu literally doubles your table space. The modern wooden design is functional and versatile.View in gallery
An expanding outdoor dining table is great ting when you have party or larger gathering. This hinged design from Unopiu literally doubles your table space. The modern wooden design is functional and versatile.