Get your patio (or balcony) ready for summer with these six care-free looks
Here are six outdoor furniture pieces we want this summer – from a stripe-y umbrella to a terracotta planter from Montreal.
1 Full Tilt
Transport your patio guests to the beaches of Saint-Tropez in an instant with a retro black and white striped umbrella that is height-adjustable. Shadow Round Umbrella, $450, at CB2.
2 Terracotta Warrior
Every balcony needs this aluminum planter from Montreal’s Allstudio – the perfect way to accessorize your outdoor furniture looks. The acrylic drip tray means you can plant directly in the pot without compromising root health. Nymphea 5, $165, at allstudio.co
3 Basket Weave
Woven from sturdy outdoor wicker, this textured side table comes with a practical tempered glass top that complements its multi-coloured base. Choose from red, blue or black weaves.Casablanca Side Table, $695, at ARD Outdoor.
4 Park People
With a sculpted mid-century era design that evokes wicker furniture, it’s no wonder this handcrafted iron wire mesh bench is making a comeback today. Sculptura Bench, $1195, at Design Within Reach.
5 Cushy Throne
The vibrant mix of colours in this armchair by American industrial designer Stephen Burks reflects his transatlantic collaboration with iconic French furniture brand Roche Bobois. Traveller Armchair, Call for pricing, at Roche Bobois.
6 BBQ Buddy
This elegant aluminum trolley makes outdoor entertaining easy, especially with a built-in storage box for ferrying hamburger condiments onto the patio. Kettal trolley, Call for pricing, at Studio B.