Top 10 Picks for a Stunning Outdoor Living Space

While summer is waning in some parts of the country, in others the nice weather sticks around for much of the year, allowing people more time to enjoy the outdoors. Either way, enhancing an outdoor living space helps you get more enjoyment from a garden, deck or patio. We’ve rounded up a selection of 10 pieces of outdoor furniture that will immediately refresh your space, add comfort and amp up your style.

A far cry from the standard picnic set, this chic concrete set includes a technological twist: It’s so light you can pick it up and easily move it.  Created by Zachary A Unexpectedly Light, the pieces are made of a special concrete that will withstand the elements and are just as the name says – amazingly light. The color variations are nice options and the chairs and benches have nice lines.

A hefty look and a light weight are major characteristics of this outdoor furniture.View in gallery
A hefty look and a light weight are major characteristics of this outdoor furniture.

One of the best pieces that you can add your outdoor living space is a large lounger likes this round one from Sifas. It has plenty of room for stretching out and reading or sunbathing and can fit several people for seating. The durable woven frame slopes up toward the back, creating a backrest for support. A thick cushion and plenty of pillows in an outdoor fabric complete this set.

Cushy and comfortable, a lounge like this was made for relaxing.View in gallery
Cushy and comfortable, a lounge like this was made for relaxing.

Modern decor lovers will want this super stylish bench seat from Manutti, which was recognized as a Best of the Year piece in 2016. The sleek bench has a partial, offset back and a section that extends beyond the upholstery to serve as a table. Thin metal legs are set deeply under the seat, enhancing the modern, floating feeling.

Modern style moves outdoors with this type of sofa bench.View in gallery
Modern style moves outdoors with this type of sofa bench.

We’re used to seeing outdoor heaters for patios and pools, but Kindle Living has combine the heater with lighting for this wonderful, giant lamp. The entire lamp lights up and the heating mechanism is set up in a special way so that it is generated from under the “shade” which is made of a material that is heat proof. Ingenious!

Extend the enjoyment of your outdoor space with a special heater like this oversized lamp.View in gallery
Extend the enjoyment of your outdoor space with a special heater like this oversized lamp.

Kettal’s outdoor furniture looks like it came directly from a chic living room to the patio. This set of sofas and integrated tables is well designed and done in tasteful neutral fabrics that will blend nicely with any outdoor setting. The large round coffee table is a good addition for outdoor entertaining.

This outdoor set could easily sit in any stylish living room.View in gallery
This outdoor set could easily sit in any stylish living room.

In an entirely different style, the iSi Mar chair is light and modern with a minimalist look. The slatted chair and matching ottoman are angled almost like a longer lounge chair, but this design offers more flexibility. You can add a cushion to the chair for extra comfort.

Light and minimalist, this metal slatted set is easy care.View in gallery
Light and minimalist, this metal slatted set is easy care.

Nothing seems more decandent than an outdoor bed, especially this one from Gloster. The large structure visually encloses the occupants but the slatted construction allows it to still feel open. A partial canvas curtain provides privacy. It’s a perfect place for lounging and reading and in the evening, you can still gaze at the stars from this lounge. The built-in side table is an added bonus, always handy to hold your book and glass of lemonade!

A daybed is the ultimate outdoor lounging luxury.View in gallery
A daybed is the ultimate outdoor lounging luxury.

Fermob’s colorful pieces are fantastic and we’re including two on this list. First is a bright orange coated metal lounge set, with deep upholstered cushions. The frame and table are colorful and durable and the fabric-covered cushions are waterproof. This outdoor furniture is good for family use and for entertaining.

Bright frames and neutral cushions are a delightful combination.View in gallery
Bright frames and neutral cushions are a delightful combination.

Second is a charming cafe set done in a neutral gray metal. The set is accented with brightly upholstered cushions that can easily be swapped out for changing the color scheme. This set is a good choice for people whose outdoor space is limited as the chairs easily fold. On the table, a portable outdoor light sits in the middle. It’s an innovative fixture because it is cordless and charges with a USB. You can move it anywhere you want and there are no worries about cords.

A cafe set is perfect for a small space.View in gallery
A cafe set is perfect for a small space.

Last but far from least is this daybed from Extremis, which has more than meets the eye. What looks like a basic chaise lounge quickly and easily converts to a sofa with a back and cushions. What this means is that you can spend the whole afternoon lounging in the sun, and then entertain your friends on a sofa that comfortably fits three people.

A daybed that converts to a sofa is extra functional.View in gallery
A daybed that converts to a sofa is extra functional.
Zachary A Unexpectedly LightView in gallery
Zachary A Unexpectedly Light

Why fill your space with common furniture sets when you can have something equally comfortable and far more stylish? Choose one of these pieces to add special flair to your outdoor living space for seasons to come.