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13 Furnishings in Outdoor-Friendly Materials

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Pro tip: For a colorful or light industrial feel, powder-coated metal is your best friend when it comes to outdoor furniture. When going the wood route, opt for teak, which oxidizes naturally.
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  Dish’s Island sun lounger by Alexander Seifried for Richard Lampert, $2,430 
Named for a character in Robert Altman’s film MASH, this weather-resistant lounge chair is sized to fit smaller urban spaces.
    Dish’s Island sun lounger by Alexander Seifried for Richard Lampert, $2,430 Named for a character in Robert Altman’s film MASH, this weather-resistant lounge chair is sized to fit smaller urban spaces.
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  Pasaia shower by Fermob, $1,727 
The attenuated silhouette of this stand-alone outdoor shower—made of powder-coated aluminum with PVC slats—looks European, but it has been adapted to meet American plumbing standards.
    Pasaia shower by Fermob, $1,727 The attenuated silhouette of this stand-alone outdoor shower—made of powder-coated aluminum with PVC slats—looks European, but it has been adapted to meet American plumbing standards.
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  Agave Series planter by Kornegay Design, price upon request 
The round, concrete landscape planter is finished with a raised geometric motif and a raw, sandblasted finish.
    Agave Series planter by Kornegay Design, price upon request The round, concrete landscape planter is finished with a raised geometric motif and a raw, sandblasted finish.
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  Edge stackable chair by Novague, $629 
More complex than it seems at first glance, each of Novague’s origami-inspired aluminum chairs requires eight hours of fabrication.
    Edge stackable chair by Novague, $629 More complex than it seems at first glance, each of Novague’s origami-inspired aluminum chairs requires eight hours of fabrication.
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  Luxe Carafe by Jeremy Pyles for Niche Modern, $145 
Handblown curves and smoked glass options make this carafe, and its lid that 
can double as cup, a no-brainer for outdoor entertaining.
    Luxe Carafe by Jeremy Pyles for Niche Modern, $145 Handblown curves and smoked glass options make this carafe, and its lid that can double as cup, a no-brainer for outdoor entertaining.
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  Towels by Scholten & Baijings for Hay, $80 each 
Cheery, textured textiles for the beach or poolside designed by the impresarios of pastel, Dutch design duo Stefan Scholten and Carole Baijings.
    Towels by Scholten & Baijings for Hay, $80 each Cheery, textured textiles for the beach or poolside designed by the impresarios of pastel, Dutch design duo Stefan Scholten and Carole Baijings.
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  Hex coffee table by Nine6, $499 
The up-to-the-moment geometry of this outdoor-appropriate table is extra versatile, thanks to its powder-coated steel top and legs, available in 48 colors.
    Hex coffee table by Nine6, $499 The up-to-the-moment geometry of this outdoor-appropriate table is extra versatile, thanks to its powder-coated steel top and legs, available in 48 colors.
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  Sous Mon Arbre lamp by Florian Brillet for Ligne Roset, $665 
The ash-and-lacquered-aluminum light sports a rustproof steel hook that can be hung from a tree branch.
    Sous Mon Arbre lamp by Florian Brillet for Ligne Roset, $665 The ash-and-lacquered-aluminum light sports a rustproof steel hook that can be hung from a tree branch.
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  Urth fire pit by Brown Jordan Fires, $1,690 
Bioethanol fuel—a semi-renewable resource made from common crops—powers this backyard heat source.
    Urth fire pit by Brown Jordan Fires, $1,690 Bioethanol fuel—a semi-renewable resource made from common crops—powers this backyard heat source.
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  Sandur chair by Mark Gabbertas for Oasiq, from $1,330 
An ergonomic armchair with a woven structure that references both undulating sand dunes and the children’s game cat’s cradle.
    Sandur chair by Mark Gabbertas for Oasiq, from $1,330 An ergonomic armchair with a woven structure that references both undulating sand dunes and the children’s game cat’s cradle.
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  Aram high table by Oki Sato and Nendo for Gandia Blasco, from $855 
The minimalist designer’s series for the Spanish outdoor company incorporates an Indian style of weaving wire around a metal frame.
    Aram high table by Oki Sato and Nendo for Gandia Blasco, from $855 The minimalist designer’s series for the Spanish outdoor company incorporates an Indian style of weaving wire around a metal frame.
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  Bocce by Fredericks & Mae, $320 
Bocce, a lawn game whose lineage can be traced to the Roman Empire, is modernized with this hand-painted set by a Brooklyn studio.
    Bocce by Fredericks & Mae, $320 Bocce, a lawn game whose lineage can be traced to the Roman Empire, is modernized with this hand-painted set by a Brooklyn studio.
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  Dansk coffee table by Povl Eskildsen for Gloster, $1,545 
A Danish designer who learned the ropes working in his father’s furniture factory brings a sleek Scandinavian touch to a line of outdoor pieces.
    Dansk coffee table by Povl Eskildsen for Gloster, $1,545 A Danish designer who learned the ropes working in his father’s furniture factory brings a sleek Scandinavian touch to a line of outdoor pieces.

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