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Summer is in full swing and there’s no better time to upgrade your outdoor furniture. Whether you have a sprawling backyard oasis or a compact balcony, sprucing up the space with a few new items is a sure way to help you enjoy the outdoors. The best part? Mid-summer bargains are rolling in.
Instead, the outdoor sofa is a pleasant extravagance, a simple way to level up your exterior spaces with comfort, style, and pizazz. Outdoor sofas encourage lingering conversations, a 20-minute nap, and laughter among friends. They’re the ultimate way to treat yourself this summer, and we’ve rounded up some of our favorite picks, below.
Bold and beautiful
Not sure how to add color or texture to your living spaces? Start with the outdoors. Big splashes of fun, bold colors are balanced by greenery and the open air; interetsing textures are also an easy way to show your more outgoing design style.
We love furniture that can be customized to a unique space, and the Palazzo modular system lets you add just the right pieces. It also features weather-resistant cushions and a powdercoated solid aluminum frame that holds up under the elements.
Just because you have a small outdoor living space, that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice lounge-worthy furniture. Avoid multi-piece sectionals and instead opt for small benches that can be spruced up with pillows.
This simple red sofa doesn’t come with any cushions, so beware. But if you’re looking for a deal and have a few extra pillows lying around, the powder-coated steel base is an affordable and easy way to add seating to an outdoor room.
It can be hard to find an affordable sectional, but this well-reviewed set fits the bill with acacia wood, durable metal, and a low-profile design. Start with the bench featured above, then add the corner or side chairs.
Available in light silver and dark charcoal color options, we love this sofa for its eye-catching contrast between teak and fabric. It’s a fun take on often boring teak furniture, and Sunbrella fabric holds up in tough conditions.