produced by ANNA KOCHARIAN
Every outdoor space serves a purpose. Whether it is for entertaining, lounging, or simply just a spot for enjoying a morning coffee, it is important to fill the space with functionality in mind – and style coming in close behind. Here’s what you should know:
Regardless if your idea of entertaining entails a massive gathering of friends or a modest cocktail hour on the deck, create a comfortable area that can cater to both. We’ve got our eyes on these.
a pair of seats to go with the outdoor bar
an accent piece you can just hang in
a weather-proof set that can complement just about any aesthetic.
an outdoor bar cart to house your prized collection of summer spirits
THE BOHO DREAMER
When your backyard doubles as a momentary escape, it’s all about creating a seemingly lavish space for some well-deserved R&R. Hammocks, lush pillows, and intricately patterned textiles are just a few of the essentials for the ultimate bohemian space.
subtle pattern play for the outdoor seating arrangement
hanging this over the pool, completely optional
When creating an outdoor area with the little ones in mind, it’s all about establishing a setup the whole family can enjoy.
you know, for s’mores
a sectional that can fit the entire family
something to kindle the little ones’ imaginations
a family-friendly outdoor dining situation
the perfect spot to kick back in, after a long day
THE MOD TRENDSETTER
Accented furnishings, bursts of color, and statement pieces are your thing – coupled with exotic greens and desert florals. Whether your space is emulates an urban setting or one with bucolic country charm, here are a few trendy elements that the space could use.
statement seating in a rose gold wash for an added hint of metallic shine
a stylish catch-all for trinkets and more
a concrete accent table to contrast against the natural greens of the space
vibrant color ways aside, this is one very versatile seat
Sitting poolside, beachfront, or in a cluster of grass that is your makeshift backyard, is about as quintessentially summer as it gets. Here, a few basics you should never be without.
the next best thing to having an actual pool
because one can never go wrong with a little protection from the sun… or rain
something to lounge in by the pool
where else would you set your post-swim cocktail?
a seasonally versatile wrap that doubles as a towel and more
a cushioned accent piece for added color